Who We Are

Who We Are

South Bend Tribune Charities, Inc. was founded in 1940 by Franklin D. Schurz, F.A. Miller, and Charles E. Crockett. The impact of that foundation has continued under both the South Bend Tribune Foundation, Inc. name and what is now called Schurz Communications Foundation, Inc. The Foundation seeks to provide assistance for capital and endowment campaigns for non-profit organizations in the greater South Bend and Mishawaka (IN) area. The Foundation has made its mission to focus its efforts in areas of education, the arts, and human services.

Board of Directors

Scott Schurz, Jr.

President and Director

Sally Brown

Vice President and Director

Gayle Dantzler

Treasurer and Director

Laura Ray


Melissa Lock


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