Foundation Announces More Than $6.3M In Grants To Tulsa Social Service Agencies

Monday, January 19th 2015, 10:21 am

By: News On 6

George Kaiser Family Foundation announced it has donated more than $6.3 million in grants to nearly 80 Tulsa-area social service agencies.

In a news release, the foundation says more than $4.2 million was donated to support human service organizations, $1 million supported community health organizations and more than $1.3 million was donated earlier in 2014 to support basic services for various education organizations.

“The foundation is dedicated to providing equal opportunity for young children in Tulsa and these organizations provide the critical services that Tulsans need,” said Ken Levit, executive director of GKFF.

“We are proud and excited to invest in and support early childhood education, community health and social service organizations as they help Tulsans build a better life in 2015.”

Levit says the foundation collaborated with local partners to identify pressing social service needs in Tulsa and surrounding areas, pairing those needs with respected nonprofit grant recipients for the most impact in the community.

List of donations:

Family & Children's Services $460,000.00

Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. (DVIS/Call Rape) $333,333.00

Community Service Council of Greater Tulsa, Inc. $290,000.00

Mental Health Association Oklahoma $275,000.00

Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma $225,000.00

Eastern Oklahoma Donated Dental Services, Inc. $186,000.00

Camp Fire USA Green Country Council, Inc. $165,000.00

Rebuilding Together Tulsa $165,000.00

The Parent Child Center of Tulsa $165,000.00

Network Administrator Fund $150,000.00

Youth Services of Tulsa $150,000.00

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. $144,760.00

Crosstown Learning Center, Inc. $125,000.00

Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma $125,000.00

Emergency Infant Services (EIS) $115,000.00

YWCA Tulsa $110,000.00

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa, Inc. $105,000.00

Good Samaritan Health Services $103,000.00

Catholic Charities, Inc. $100,000.00

Oklahoma Project Woman, Inc. $100,000.00

Resonance Center for Women, Inc. $100,000.00

Restore Hope Ministries $100,000.00

Tulsa CARES $100,000.00


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