Sarah Awino, a young lady from Kibera and a mother of 3, conceived and gave birth to her third born baby boy in May 2017 and named him Loid. Like every mother, she had positive expectations for her baby, but something happened which changed her life completely. The baby was post term she experienced prolonged labour. Her little Loid […]
ABSF board and staff regularly visit our partners to gain a better understanding of their work on the ground and to provide additional assistance as needed. Board chair and former ED, Erik Schultz, recently visited three ABSF grantee-partners in the Antigua region of Guatemala.
LIMBS engages communities and transforms lives through affordable, sustainable prosthetic solutions in developing countries. In Guatemala, LIMBS […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]