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(Photo: TEDC)

(Photo: TEDC)

(Photo: Bike Club Tulsa)

(Photo: Bike Club Tulsa)

(Photo: City Year Tulsa)

(Photo: City Year Tulsa)

(Photo: Teach for America)

(Photo: Teach for America)

Meet some of our incredible grantees.

Each day, our grantees set out to enhance the quality of life in our hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

We are proud to work with these partners as they shape high-quality classroom experiences and out-of-school offerings for children and teens, support young adults in entering college and the workforce, and provide families and communities with resources to thrive.

Youth Experiences and Education

A Pocket Full of Hope

To promote positive youth development through music, theater, dance, videography and photography.

Ahha Tulsa

To support an enriching arts curriculum for K-8 students.

Amplify Youth Health Collective

To provide evidence-based sexual health education to Tulsa-area youth.

Bike Club

To engage children with outdoor activities and build confident cyclists across Tulsa.

City Year Tulsa

To deliver targeted interventions in math, reading and social-emotional skill development by placing AmeriCorps members in Tulsa schools.

Gaining Ground

To promote reading and access to books in underserved areas of Tulsa.

Philbrook Museum of Art

To broaden opportunities for students to experience visual art.

Teach for America

To foster a new generation of leaders in education and address the current teacher shortage in Tulsa.

The Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice (OCCJ)

To inspire and equip Oklahomans to overcome bias, bigotry and oppression.

Tulsa Ballet

To expand student access to cultural enrichment through performance arts.

Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance

To open doors for more youth and educators to engage in STEM learning.

Tulsa Symphony Orchestra

To expand student access to cultural enrichment through performance arts.

Youth Philanthropy Initiative

To engage teens in considering solutions to social issues through the lens of partnerships and philanthropy.

Youth Services of Tulsa

To ensure youth—especially LGBTQ youth—have access to counseling, basic needs and youth development programming.

Pathways to College and Workforce

Tulsa Community College

To enable more Tulsa-area students to complete a degree or credential, get a good job and earn a livable wage.

Tulsa Community WorkAdvance

To create pathways for Tulsans to find successful careers and fulfilling futures by assisting with technical training, job placement and career advancement.

Tulsa Higher Education Consortium

To support collaboration among Tulsa-area higher education institutions and create clear pathways for students in the region pursuing a college degree.


Child Abuse Network

To improve the processes for the determination of suspected child abuse and neglect.

Family & Children’s Services

To support individuals and families at risk for child abuse and neglect.

Growing Together

To create pathways for children in the Kendall-Whittier neighborhood to break the cycle of poverty through education, community mobilization and quality, affordable housing.

Hunger Free Oklahoma

To address food insecurity and increase access to public assistance.

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.

To provide high-quality legal representation for parents and improve the timing of permanency placements in state custody cases.

Oklahomans for Equality (OkEq)

To support the LGBTQ community in Tulsa through programming, informational resources and services.

South Tulsa Community House

To address food insecurity and poverty while empowering families in the Riverwood neighborhood of Tulsa.

The Parent Child Center of Tulsa

To provide programming and services to parents and children engaged with the state child welfare system.

Tulsa Economic Development Corporation (TEDC)

To support Black small-business entrepreneurs and housing developers with funding and training.