Field Notes & News

Welcome our 2017 grantees!

We are honored to be partnered with the following organizations in 2017

Africa Development Promise – ADP envisions flourishing rural communities across Eastern Africa where women can contribute their creativity, innovation and hard work to bring prosperity and economic independence

Akili Dada – Akili Dada is an international award-winning leadership incubator cultivating transformative leadership in a generation of young African women.

Creative Action […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Field Notes & News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Welcome our 2017 grantees!|

Welcome our new 2016 grantees!

In early January, the Arthur B. Schultz Foundation Board convened for our annual meeting in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. As usual, there were highs and lows, laughter and tears, late nights followed by early mornings, intense discussions and joyful reminiscing. Sitting, skiing, eating, drinking (coffee of course!), and to top it all off, deciding upon our new grantees […]

By |February 4th, 2016|Field Notes & News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Welcome our new 2016 grantees!|

The Arthur B. Schultz Foundation Meets the Challenge for Greatest Impact with Grant Giving

With the Letter of Inquiry (LOI) season approaching on September 1st we’d like to share some of the driving factors that determine our grant giving.

The Arthur B. Schultz Foundation is a small family foundation and in an effort to maximize our grant giving – to – impact ratio we’ve developed a clear vision that recognizes two main priorities: Disabled […]

By |August 27th, 2015|Field Notes & News|Comments Off on The Arthur B. Schultz Foundation Meets the Challenge for Greatest Impact with Grant Giving|

Welcome our new grantees!

Over the last week in January, 2015, the Arthur B. Schultz Foundation convened for its annual board meeting in Alta, WY.  Over the long weekend, we discussed, we laughed, we cried, we skied and most importantly, we selected our newest group of grantees for our 2015 grant cycle.  We are thrilled to share with you 7 new outstanding organizations that we […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Field Notes & News|Comments Off on Welcome our new grantees!|

Palestinian Peacemaker – a voice to be heard

The Arthur B. Schultz Foundation (ABSF) believes deeply in the premise that educating girls is one of the most powerful ways to address global poverty.  Educated girls transform societies.
Earlier in the month, we highlighted the organization Creativity For Peace, an organization that prepares the next generation of female leaders and peacemakers in Israel and Palestine.  ABSF has provided scholarships for […]

By |December 9th, 2014|Field Notes & News|Comments Off on Palestinian Peacemaker – a voice to be heard|

Creativity for Peace: Young Peacemakers in the Middle East

The courage to lead. The promise of change.

I first learned of CFP in 2006, when The Arthur B. Schultz Foundation (ABSF) was funding “global understanding”  projects that focused specifically on reconciliation and peace efforts between countries and peoples in conflict.  Although we have since narrowed this aspect of our grantmaking to a very specific women’s empowerment strategy, we have […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Field Notes & News|Comments Off on Creativity for Peace: Young Peacemakers in the Middle East|

Xela Aid: Partnerships for Self Reliance

“We live to weave, and by our weavings, we live.”
   Luciana Vasquez, Coordinator
Xela AID’s Tesoros del Corazon Weaving Cooperative

Xela AID understands that children who are hungry or sick cannot learn, and that families who have insufficient income cannot support their children being in school. Therefore, the organization supports education while it works to address, simultaneously, the health and socio-economic issues […]

By |November 4th, 2014|Field Notes & News|Comments Off on Xela Aid: Partnerships for Self Reliance|

XELA AID: Deep Roots, Sturdy Growth, and Abundant Fruits

XelaAID empowers children and their families to break the cycle of poverty and to become healthy, educated and self reliant. They aspire to ensure that every child in the highlands of Guatemala is educated and every family is safe, healthy, well-nourished, and has opportunities to prosper; and to profoundly enrich the lives of our volunteers.

Leslie Baer (seen here to […]

By |October 28th, 2014|Field Notes & News|Comments Off on XELA AID: Deep Roots, Sturdy Growth, and Abundant Fruits|

Thriive and SH Tailor

Hello!

In our last post we introduced you to one of our most active and progressive grantees: Thriive, and shared a brief story on our founder, Arthur B. Schultz- the inspiration for it all.

Thriive’s mission is to build prosperity and pay it forward in developing countries.Their innovative approach helps small businesses grow with needed capital, that they in return pay […]

By |October 28th, 2014|Field Notes & News|Comments Off on Thriive and SH Tailor|