Apply for a Grant

CFO is pleased to assist with various grant-making funds created by donors across Oklahoma.  If you are interested in applying for a grant on behalf of your 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, please review the directory below to determine which opportunities you qualify for; keep in mind that you might be eligible for multiple grant programs.  Make a note of each grant name and then return here to enter the online application system by clicking the blue button below.  

Click here to access our online grant application system

Tahlequah Community Fund

  • The Tahlequah Community Fund (TCF) is currently seeking grant requests from Tahlequah area organizations.  Grant requests may NOT exceed $3500.

  • TCF encourages grant applications that address any of a broad-array of community interests including arts, education, culture, health and wellness, community beautification and development, leadership, conservation, and human services. Projects focused on youth education and development will be given priority consideration.

  • Additional special consideration is given to projects and activities that:
    - Are sustainable over time;
    - Demonstrate innovation;
    - Are responsive to emerging or changing community needs;
    - Leverage other sources of support (i.e., funds or volunteers);
    - Facilitate community collaboration, cooperation, and leadership;
    - Improve the quality and/or scope of other charitable works in the community.

  • TCF does not make grants for proposals covering administrative costs, training, endowments, capital campaigns, membership dues, fundraising, in support of individuals, or to religious organizations in support of religious activities.

  • Entities eligible to receive grants are restricted to charitable organizations recognized as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code, public schools, and governmental entities.

  • Deadline for Submission is September 27, 2019. Applications must be submitted through this online grant application system (click the large blue button above to enter the online application system).  After establishing your username and password, look for the grant opportunity labeled "Tahlequah Community Foundation." 

  • If you have questions about eligibility or grant guidelines, please contact our office at 405-488-1450.

Gulfport Energy Fund of Oklahoma

  • The Gulfport Energy Fund of Oklahoma is currently accepting grant requests from charitable organizations in Grady, Garvin and Stephens Counties. Gulfport Energy Corporation invests in the areas where they operate with an impact-driven focus on education, health, human services and the environment. The current grant cycle will focus specifically on funding nonprofit organizations in Garvin, Grady and Stephens counties that provide educational and youth development programming and projects. Maximum grant request is $10,000.

  • Deadline for submission is Friday, August 30, 2019.  Applications must be submitted through this online grant application system (click the large blue button above to enter the online application system).  After establishing your username and password, look for the grant opportunity labeled "Gulfport Energy Fund of Oklahoma."  Questions regarding this application process can be addressed to Communities Foundation of Oklahoma by calling 405-488-1450.


 

Donor Advised Funds 

  • Our Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) do not currently accept unsolicited grant requests. Instead, our team of professionals works closely with DAF advisors to identify specific interests and conduct necessary due diligence before grant decisions are finalized.  We are eager to share brief updates of charitable work through our Oklahoma Stories blog.  If your nonprofit organization would like to be included in future blog posts, please send your mission statement, a photo or video link, and a compelling paragraph about your organization's accomplishments to Teresa Rose Crook, Executive Director, via email.   

 

 

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