Steve SchultzSenior Associate
Steve has over a decade of experience with grant-writing and facilitation of community planning processes for local government and nonprofit organizations. This work has drawn upon his key skills in consensus-building, program design, identification of measurable outcomes, development of logic models, creation of implementation plans, and budget planning. His subject matter expertise includes the areas of public health, workforce development, education, early childhood, criminal justice, environmental protection, community economic development, and information technology. He has been responsible for helping local government and community-based organizations obtain over $50 million in grant funding.
- California Department of Health Services Whole Person Care Grant, to strengthen community-based outreach and services for homeless mentally ill individuals, for the County of Sonoma, in the amount of $16.7 million (Pending-2017)
- U.S. Department of Justice Second Chance Act Smart Reentry Grant to the Contra Costa Probation Department, to provide coordinated reentry services for transitional age youth in the eastern part of the county, equal to $1 million (2016)
- Strategic planning for the Contra Costa County and Richmond Workforce Development Boards (2013 to present)
- California Workforce Development Board Proposition 39 Grants to the Richmond Workforce Development Board, to provide employment training in construction for individuals with barriers to employment, including people in reentry, totaling $1.27 million (Multiple grants in 2014 and 2017)
- Management of statewide support, including grant-writing support, webinars, and a grant application resource portal, for U.S. Health and Human Services Department Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Grant applications from California, which obtained more than $65 million in awards for applications by organizations within the state (2014)
- Strategic planning and facilitation of MOU development for Sparkpoint Centers in Contra Costa County, designed to provide families with education, support and coaching focused on achieving financial self-sufficiency (2013-2014)