Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation Announces $1.85 Million in Awards

OKLAHOMA CITY - Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation (EEJF) announced today the distribution of $1.85 million in grants to 24 journalism organizations nationwide. Founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord, Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation’s mission is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information. “The awards announced today, many to non-profit impact journalism organizations, provide funding for the delivery of high quality journalism” said Bob Ross, President and CEO of Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.  …

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Inasmuch Foundation and Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation announce combined $2 million grant for disaster relief

OKLAHOMA CITY - Inasmuch Foundation and Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation announced today a combined grant of $2 million to United Way of Central Oklahoma to support tornado relief and recovery efforts in Oklahoma. “We want to express our deep sorrow for the victims and their families devastated by the May tornadoes,” said Bob Ross, president and CEO of both foundations. “We hope our gift to the United Way’s Disaster Relief Fund will encourage other corporations, foundations and individuals to contribute to the United Way.” “During her lifetime, our founder…

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Seven inducted into Oklahoma Hall of Fame 

Seven leaders in business, medicine, law, sports and philanthropy were enshrined in the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday. By Ken Raymond | Published: November 16, 2012 Oklahoman NEWSOK.COM TULSA —Seven distinguished Oklahomans were inducted into the state Hall of Fame on Thursday at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center. Inclusion in the hall is the highest honor bestowed on residents by the state. New members are businessman Stan Clark, Olympic gymnast Bart Conner, journalist Edith Kinney Gaylord, energy executive Tom L. Ward, philanthropist Suzanne Warren, jurist Lee R.…

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