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Inasmuch Foundation Announces $7.7 million in grants

We are pleased to announce the distribution of $7.7 million in grants, including $7.025 million to 74 nonprofits serving Central Oklahoma.  Another $675,000 was awarded to 7 organizations supporting the Colorado Springs community. 

The organizations selected to receive funding have demonstrated the need, significance, and impact of their programming.   

The funding requests we received this grant cycle emphasized the monumental impact of COVID-19 on individuals and nonprofit organizations. We appreciate the entire nonprofit sector for working diligently to meet the community’s increased needs.  We are proud to support the extraordinary efforts of our fellow Oklahomans through the grants announced today.   

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

Human Services - $2,900,000  

  • Angels Foster Family Network  

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County  

  • Catholic Charities of Central Oklahoma  

  • City Care  

  • City Rescue Mission  

  • Dragonfly Home  

  • Focus on Home  

  • Fostering Hope  

  • Halo Project  

  • Hearts for Hearing Foundation  

  • Hope House  

  • Hunger Free Oklahoma  

  • Mental Health Association Oklahoma  

  • Neighborhood Services Organization  

  • Oklahoma Emergency Responders Assistance Program  

  • Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled  

  • Oklahoma Lawyers for Children  

  • Palomar  

  • Parent Promise  

  • RAIN Oklahoma  

  • Sharing Tree  

  • TEEM - The Education and Employment Ministry  

  • Teen Recovery Solutions  

  • Trinity Legal Clinic of Oklahoma  

  • United Way of Central Oklahoma  

  • Upward Transitions  

  • Urban League  

  • Urban Mission  

  • Wings  

  • YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City  

  • YWCA Oklahoma City  


Community - $2,300,000  

  • Arts Council of Oklahoma City  

  • Carpenter Square Theatre  

  • City Center  

  • City of Oklahoma City  

  • First Americans Museum  

  • Greenwood Rising  

  • Lynn Institute for Healthcare Research  

  • Lyric Theatre  

  • OKC GOOD  

  • Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits  

  • Progress OKC  

  • Rebuilding Together OKC  

  • Restore OKC   

  • Riversport OKC  

  • Shiloh Camp  

  • StitchCrew  

  • Uptown 23rd District Association  


Education - $890,000  

  • Beta Eta Lambda  

  • Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma  

  • Healthy Schools Oklahoma  

  • Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy  

  • Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics   

  • Oklahoma State University Foundation  

  • Putnam City Schools Foundation  

  • Smart Start Central Oklahoma  

  • Special Care  

  • Western Gateway Elementary  


Journalism- $935,000  

  • Center for Investigative Reporting  

  • Institute for Nonprofit News  

  • The Beacon   

  • Documented  

  • Enlace Latino NC  

  • Injustice Watch  

  • Investigative Post  

  • Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting   

  • National Press Club  

  • New Mexico In-Depth  

  • News Revenue Hub  

  • Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation  

  • Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press  

  • Rocky Mountain PBS  

  • San Francisco Public Press  


Colorado Springs - $675,000  

  • Colorado College  

  • Catholic Charities of Central Colorado  

  • Centro de la Familia  

  • Colorado College  

  • Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region  

  • NAMI Colorado Springs  

  • Pikes Peak Community Foundation   

To view a feature story about a grant from this cycle, visit the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's VeloCity article about Restore OKC.  As always, if there is anything you would like to communicate with our staff, please contact a member of our Program Team. 

Sarah Roberts, Senior Program Officer -
Alta Price, Program Officer -
Tyler Tokarczyk, Program Officer -
Vicki Thompson, Grants Manager -

Funding requests for the next cycle are due February 15, 2021.  To learn more about Inasmuch Foundation, visit or call 405-604-5292. 

Robert J. Ross  
Chairman and CEO