Mr. Schulz is responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing the resources, relationships, and dynamics of the Foundation Source community of grantmakers, philanthropists, advisors, attorneys, and others aligned around private foundations across the country. He is also responsible for expanding Foundation Source’s presence within the legal community by cultivating partnership and referral relationships with practicing attorneys throughout the U.S. In addition, he focuses on advancing Foundation Source’s voice within policy, legislative, and regulatory circles, actively representing the company’s broad base of more than 1,100 private foundation clients.
Prior to joining Foundation Source, Mr. Schulz was Vice President of Legal and Government Relations for the Council on Foundations, where he was responsible for maintaining ongoing expertise in a broad cross-section of tax, legislative, and regulatory issues in order to provide assistance and consultation to Council members and the general public. He also headed the Council’s Public Policy Department, providing leadership and oversight for their legislative initiatives and outreach efforts to members, other nonprofit organizations, policymakers, and the general public.
Prior to joining the Council in 2000, Mr. Schulz was an associate at the law firm of Dorn & Klamp in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in laws affecting non-profit organizations. He is a graduate of the College of Wooster and the George Washington University Law School. He is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars.
Mr. Schulz is nationally recognized as an authority on private foundations and a sought-after speaker and educator on the topic of philanthropy.