The Detlef Schrempf Foundation is committed to supporting organizations that provide hope, care and assistance to children and families of the Northwest.
The Detlef Schrempf Foundation has been granted not-for-profit status under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Federal Tax ID # 91-1723526.
The Detlef Schrempf Foundation was formed on January 1, 1996 by Detlef Schrempf and his wife, Mari, as a result of their belief in the value of a solid family life, and the desire to give back to a community that has given them so much. The Detlef Schrempf Foundation serves as a fundraising entity for Northwest children’s charities, enabling organizations to expand their own fundraising efforts. The foundation’s vision is to assist these support organizations in their quest to provide children a better chance at succeeding in life.
In 2010, Detlef Schrempf became Partner and Director of Business Development at Coldstream Capital, a wealth management firm in Bellevue, Washington.
Mari Schrempf, a native of Augsburg, Germany, is a community advocate, dedicating much of her time to charitable causes and the Detlef Schrempf Foundation committees and events.
Mari has served on several non-profit boards as advisor or trustee, including: Pediatric Interim Care Center, YWCA, FosStars, Overlake Hospital, Eastside Catholic High School and Rise n' Shine. Both Detlef and Mari Schrempf have co-chaired numerous fundraisers, including Kindering Center, Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, and the Annual Detlef Schrempf Celebrity Golf and Gala Weekend, which began in 1994.
Detlef and Mari have been the recipients of many awards for their dedication to children in the Northwest, including, Children’s Alliance Outstanding Advocate Award, Best of Bellevue’s Extra Mile for Kids and theBellevue Boys and Girls Club Community Award. In 2012 Detlef received the 77th Annual Sports Star of the Year – Paul Allen Award.
Detlef and Mari have raised two sons, Alex and Michael and reside in Bellevue, Washington.