Thank you for inquiring about funding opportunities with the Arthur B. Schultz Foundation. Our grant cycle for receiving LOIs for 2017 funding is as follows:

LOIs Open: Sept 1, 2016

LOIs Closed: Oct 5, 2016

Proposals (by invitation only) are due Jan 6, 2017.

If you followed our guidelines and were a close fit, you will hear from us from mid to end of October whether or not we would like your organization to submit a proposal.  WE ARE CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING LOIs. Please read the information carefully to determine your eligibility.

Funding Interests

  • Mobility Solutions
  • Women’s Empowerment – education, leadership & entrepreneurship.

Application Process

First visit our Priorities/Eligibility page before contacting us or proceeding further.

Letter of Inquiry

From Sept. 1 – Oct. 5, 2016, we accept letters of inquiry for our 2017 grant cycle. We recognize that your time is valuable, so please review our funding priorities closely before submitting a Letter of Inquiry (LOI).

Once you have determined that your organization is eligible, you must first send a letter of inquiry (LOI). The subject line of your LOI email must contain the name of the country in which your project is located. If we determine that your project is a good fit with ABSF priorities, we will contact you within 1 month via email and/or phone with further questions and next steps.


Proposals are by invitation only.

Current Partners: If you have previously received a grant from the Arthur B. Schultz Foundation, please contact your previous representative to discuss a new commitment.

Potential Partners: If you have been invited to submit a proposal, please review our proposal guidelines page. For our 2017 grant cycle, invited grant proposals ONLY are due Jan 6, 2017.