Arthur B. Schultz Foundation


Contact Information


The foundation is dedicated to improving life on earth through support of wildlands conservation, disabled recreation and mobility, international microenterprise, and global understanding.

Geographic Focus

Primarily, the "Yellowstone to Yukon" region in the Northern Rockies. The three major core ecosystems are the Greater Yellowstone of northwest Wyoming, southwest Montana, and eastern Idaho; the Salmon-Selway of central Idaho; and the Northern Continental Divide of northwest Montana. Secondary consideration may occasionally be given to the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin ecoregions of the western U.S.

Types of Support


Grant Size

$10000 to $100000

Requirements & Limitations

The foundation funds only charitable, nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations, as determined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The foundation no longer funds individuals.

Application Process

Applicants should submit a brief letter of inquiry. Letters may be submitted by mail, e-mail or fax, but e-mail is preferred. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal. Grant guidelines are located here.


Letters of inquiry are accepted at any time.

Recent Grants

Grant 1

Grantee: Idaho Conservation League-Boulder-Whiteclouds Proposed Wilderness
Amount: $77000
Purpose: Idaho Conservation League (ICL) works to protect and restore the water, wildlands, and wildlife of Idaho through citizen action, public education, and professional advocacy. ABSF funding supports several elements of ICL

Grant 2

Grantee: Greater Yellowstone Coalition-Bozeman, Upper Snake River headwaters project, Wyoming
Amount: $60000

The primary goal of the Campaign for the Upper Snake Headwaters (CFSH) is to permanently protect the best remaining free-flowing rivers and native trout fisheries in Wyoming

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