Thank you for inquiring about funding opportunities with the Arthur B. Schultz Foundation. Our grant cycle for receiving LOIs for 2018 funding is as follows:

LOIs Open: Sept 1, 2017

LOIs Closed: Oct 5, 2017

Proposals (by invitation only) are due Dec 22, 2017.

We apologize if we are unable to respond to your inquiry. If your organization lies outside our current funding regions or is not a close fit, we will not respond. If you followed all of our guidelines and are a close fit, you will hear from us from by early November 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, 2017, we accept letters of inquiry for our 2018 grant cycle. We recognize that your time is valuable, so please review our funding priorities closely before submitting a Letter of Inquiry (LOI).
We will not respond to any inquiries outside our funding geography or priorities as stated.
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 2018 grant cycle, invited grant proposals ONLY are due Dec 22, 2017.