Our country needs collaboration and creativity to bridge the growing opportunity divide. That is why the Schultz Family Foundation is working with like-minded and often unlikely partners to find, develop and execute innovative, scalable solutions that untap potential, and foster economic and social mobility. We recognize that we are at a critical moment; we take it personally, and act with urgency.
The Foundation aims to achieve the following:
From Surviving to Thriving
Our social contract needs rewriting. There’s so much potential that tends to be the overlooked. The Foundation works to identify solutions that move people from crisis to stability, to help them get the fair shot we all deserve.
Realizing Economic Justice
Jobs have transformative power—for employers, employees, and communities alike. We believe that a job with meaningful opportunities for advancement is still the best social program there is!
Leveraging the Power of the Private Sector
We know what’s possible when business leaders care as much for their community as they do for their shareholders. That’s why the Foundation is galvanizing a movement to compel businesses to join in designing scalable solutions to achieve economic justice and do well by doing good.
Building Solutions at Scale
The opportunity gap is getting larger. We need to move beyond solutions that serve few to ones that impact many.
Proving Efficacy is Price of Admission
We evaluate our impact through the lens of both social and business value. Doing good isn’t enough. We use metrics to ensure that our investments are leading to impact and prove that hiring from these talent pools is good for business.
Changing Hearts and Minds
We lift up stories of success and hope above dysfunction and despair. We harness the power of narrative to show that there is another way to view “special populations.” The Schultz Family Foundation does not focus on deficits or barriers. Instead, we recognize the untapped assets that offer incredible value to our country.