Schwemm Family Foundation



Schwemm Family Foundation
190 Virginia
Ventura, CA 93003

Contact Person: Kari Gies

Contact Phone: 541-778-0904

Contact E-mail:

Program Funding Areas: 

Healthy Lifestyles, Environment, Cultural History

Geographic Area Served by Grants:

California, Oregon, Greater-Chicago area

Types of Support Offered:

Small Grants

Do you fund general operating costs for non-profits?


Restrictions/ Limitations:

Grants will be limited to 501c3 charitable organizations and typically will not exceed $8,000 annually to any one organization. Approved grants must be project-focused with an estimated completion time within one year.

Application Process:

2 grant cycles per year with an on-line application

How do you prefer to be contacted by potential grantees? 


Additional Information

We have representatives in each of our 3 geographic areas and generally will request to do a site-visit before approving any grant awards.

Schwemm Family Foundation continues to refine its grant process. Please review the Foundation website for changes in the process prior to submitting a grant proposal.