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Inasmuch Foundation announces $4.75 million in grants

Fall 2021 Grant Cycle

With great joy, Inasmuch Foundation awards $4.75 million in grant funding to 55 nonprofits, including over $3 million to 33 nonprofits serving Central Oklahoma, $1.4 million to 16 nonprofit journalism organizations, and $350,000 to 6 nonprofits serving Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Inasmuch Foundation is inspired by collaboration and partnerships formed across sectors. While the effects of the pandemic continue to linger, our grantees display steadfast determination to meet the unique challenges within our community. Oklahomans are aligned in addressing immediate concerns and combating the root causes of poverty.

Grants were awarded to organizations addressing the foundation's areas of interest as follows:

Education - $620,000

  • Freedom City, Inc.
  • Oklahoma Child Care Resource & Referral Association
  • Putnam City Schools Foundation
  • Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics Foundation
  • Rainbow Fleet
  • Special Care
  • University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
  • WovenLife

Human Services - $1,500,000

  • City Rescue Mission
  • Dragonfly Home
  • Focus Forward Oklahoma
  • Halo Project
  • Hearts for Hearing Foundation
  • Infant Crisis Services
  • It's My Community Initiative
  • Lynn Institute for Healthcare Research
  • Mental Health Association Oklahoma
  • Palomar: Oklahoma City’s Family Justice Center
  • Oklahoma Emergency Responders Assistance Program
  • Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy
  • RAIN Oklahoma
  • The Education and Employment Ministry
  • United Way of Central Oklahoma
  • Trinity Legal Clinic of Oklahoma
  • Upward Transitions

Community - $880,000

  • Arts Council of Oklahoma City
  • Carpenter Square Theatre
  • Friends of Oklahoma History Center
  • Loveworks Leadership
  • Lyric Theatre
  • Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits
  • Oklahoma City Ballet
  • Oklahoma Mural Syndicate
  • StitchCrew
  • The Winter on Western Foundation 

Journalism - $1,400,000

  • Arizona State University
  • Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting
  • Center for Investigative Reporting
  • Documented
  • Enlace Latino NC
  • Fort Worth Report
  • Institute for Nonprofit News
  • Investigative Post
  • Oklahoma Media Center
  • Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation
  • Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
  • San Francisco Public Press
  • Texas Tribune
  • The Current
  • VTDigger
  • Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Colorado Springs - $350,000

  • Catholic Charities
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • Community Health Partnership
  • Greccio Housing
  • Partners in Public Housing
  • The Place

As always, if there is anything you would like to communicate with staff, please contact me or another member of the Program Team.

Sarah Roberts, Vice President of Programs -

Alta Price, Program Officer -

Tyler Tokarczyk, Program Officer -

Vicki Thompson, Grants Manager -