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Carla Slawson, Administrative Director

P.O. Box 2007
Northbrook, IL


We are not accepting funding applications at this time. Our funding is limited, thus we are not expanding our grants beyond our current 12 educational partners. However, if you are interested to learn more about Arthur J. Schmitt, to receive a copy of his biography, Quest for Leadership, or to ask other questions about our leadership programs, please send us an email.

Background on Carla Slawson

With a commitment to the non-profit sector for most of her career, Carla brings management, marketing and administrative experience from a diverse range of industries including the performing arts, study abroad, science safety, association management and youth-focused programming. Organizations that have benefited from her contributions include:  IES Abroad, Underwriters Laboratories (UL), The Milwaukee Ballet, Northbrook Youth Commission, The Milwaukee Chamber Theater, the Great Books Foundation, and Skylight Opera Theater. She earned a BA from Vassar College and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She brings both professional and volunteer experience working with high school and college students as well as U.S. colleges and universities. She is thrilled and honored to be forwarding the Schmitt Foundation mission.