Recipients

Below is a partial list of agencies the foundation has funded in recent months. It is not an exhaustive list but a sample of programs we recommend to you. Periodically, we will add to the list and announce those additions on the home page of our own site. Those agencies listed agreed to be included and when we can, we will include pictures that will give you a flavor of the important work these good agencies provide to the people in Tulsa.

Offers life-saving recovery tools for adults suffering with addiction or co-existing mental health and substance use disorders to achieve individualized recoveries. website

The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: Disaster Reflief, Supporting America's Military Families, Lifesaving Blood, and Health and Safety Services. website

CAP Tulsa is one of the largest anti-poverty agencies in Oklahoma. We believe every family and every child deserves the same opportunity for success. This is achieved by empowering low-income families with the education and tools they need to break the cycle of poverty. CAP Tulsa provides the support and guidance with early childhood education and comprehensive enrichment programs for the entire family. website

Clark Youth Theatre is Tulsa’s longest running youth arts program outside the public schools. The City of Tulsa turned a former Lutheran church into a youth theatre in 1978, and Clark operated as part of the Tulsa Park and Recreation Dept. for 35 seasons. This is our first season as a private entity, and though some things have changed, the award-winning, quality programs that Clark Theatre is known for are here to stay! website

Since 1983, we've been helping women in crisis find a brighter future. website

is a 3-star, nationally accredited child care center. Crosstown was the first nationally accredited child care center in north Tulsa, achieving our 3-star status and national accreditation through the National Association for the Education of the Young Child (NAEYC) in 2001. website

DaySpring Villa is one of only two domestic violence shelters in Tulsa and the only faith-based, certified domestic violence shelter in Oklahoma. We are also the first shelter certified by the Oklahoma Attorney General's office to address the special needs of adult victims of sexual trafficking. website

Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc., a Tulsa Area United Way agency, is the only nonprofit agency in Tulsa, Okla., and the surrounding communities to provide comprehensive intervention and prevention services to men, women and, children affected by domestic and sexual violence. The DVIS mission is to rebuild lives affected by domestic violence and sexual assault through advocacy, shelter, counseling, and education. website

Mission statement: "The provision of free dental services, preventative dental education, and free oral/denture health care supplies to economically disadvantaged, mentally/physically disabled or elderly eastern Oklahomans, and to seek new opportunities to provide dental services to vulnerable populations". website


We are a nonprofit organization providing medical care for the underserved. website

Helping Hand Ministry, an outreach of First Presbyterian Church, combines ministry and mission by offering short-term assistance to Tulsans in need. Launched under the supervision of the First Church Deacons over 30 years ago, the Helping Hand Ministry has evolved into an independent not for profit corporation. Five mornings a week, compassionate volunteers help individuals and families dealing with a temporary crisis by assisting in the payment of their utility bills, rent, or prescriptions and with the distribution of food from the pantry. website

Our volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential. website

The Little Light House

To empower all students with the academic, character, and life skills necessary to succeed in high school, college, and the competitive world beyond. website

The Little Light House

The mission of the Little Light House is to glorify God by improving the quality of life for children with special needs, their families, and their communities. We accomplish this mission by providing tuition-free educational and therapeutic services to children with special needs ages birth to six. website

One Hope Tulsa

One Hope Tulsa, operating from the historic, Route 66 icon; The Rose Bowl actively combat the devastating cycles of poverty, racism, abuse, and violence in the city of Tulsa by specifically targeting at-risk children through relationship based programs that motivate kids though sports and educational opportunities. webiste

Works to PREVENT abuse and neglect through parent, child and community education.PROTECT children at risk through family safety & support services.HEAL the harmed through parent & child treatment. The Parent Child Center provides a wide array of services focused on strengthening families to prevent and end child abuse and neglect in our community. website

Parkside Psychiatric Hospital and Clinic is a private, nonprofit mental health facility serving children, adults and their families through residential, in-patient and out-patient settings. Its mission is “… To provide outstanding mental health and support services.” website

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has served women and men of all ages since the mid-1930s. Today the agency offers a full range of quality reproductive health care services to residents in Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska and eastern Oklahoma. website

The Little Light House

Rebuilding Together Tulsa is an affiliate of the nation’s largest volunteer organization preserving and revitalizing low-income homes and communities. To bring volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners. Vision: A safe and healthy home for every person website

The Little Light House

Spay Oklahoma is a non-profit organization founded in Tulsa in 2004 in response to Oklahoma’s serious pet overpopulation problem. Their mission is to eliminate pet overpopulation by providing low cost spay and neuter services to pet owners who cannot afford this important step in care of their dogs and cats. website

One Hope Tulsa

Since 1926, St. John Health System has been an integral part of every community it serves—providing nationally recognized healthcare services and giving back through care for persons living in poverty, education of medical care professionals, medical research and many other ways that help make those communities better places to live. webiste


Resonance promotes and supports the well-being and self-sufficiency of women and their families challenged by the criminal justice system. Our goal is to help female offenders succeed. website

Empowering underserved girls through visual arts training. Their goal is to provide specialized art training to talented and motivated elementary school-aged girls living in the inner city of Tulsa. TGAS is different from other local charitable organizations providing professional level art instruction by local art teachers and artists. website

Considered to be one of the “Top 10” professional ballet companies in North America, Tulsa Ballet serves the community through world-class performances, dance instruction, and outreach programs for at risk youth and adults. website

The mission of the Tulsa Botanic Garden is to promote the beauty and importance of plants and nature to create a more sustainable and harmonious world. website

The mission of Tulsa Boys' Home is to provide the highest quality residential care for young boys needing placement outside their home, for the purpose of developing well-adjusted, responsible adults and strengthening the family. website

One Hope Tulsa

Tulsa Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. has specially trained volunteers who speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the court system. website


Working to end Homelessness. The mission of the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless is to provide a safe and healthy environment for people who are homeless and provide opportunities and encouragement for achieving self-sufficiency. website

Their mission: Illuminate the Past, Enrich the Present, and Inspire the FutureThe Tulsa Historical Society is the only museum in Tulsa focused on building, preserving, and presenting a broad based general collection of Tulsa’s history. website

is a syndicate of volunteers devoted to putting their neighbors who need transportation on a bike. website

The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, doctoral-degree-granting institution whose mission reflects these core values: excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, and commitment to humanity. website

Youth Services of Tulsa has been meeting the needs of, and advocating for, Tulsa area youth and their families since 1969. Over the years, we have evolved to stay on top the ever-changing, increasingly complex needs of young people, ages 12 to 24. Youth Services is the only non-profit organization in Tulsa focused solely on adolescents and young adults. website