Inasmuch Foundation is excited to announce the spring grant awards totaling $6.3 million in funding to support 62 nonprofit organizations. These grants were awarded to organizations aligned with the Foundation's interest areas, as listed below:
Inasmuch Foundation celebrates Giving Tuesday by distributing $4.3 million in grant funding to 57 nonprofits, including over $2.8 million to 32 nonprofits serving Central Oklahoma, $1.1 million to 17 journalism organizations nationwide, and $325,000 to 7 nonprofits serving Colorado Springs, Colorado. In honor of the year's biggest celebration of generosity, we encourage you to participate in Giving Tuesday by supporting local nonprofits with time, talent and treasure.
Grants were awarded to organizations addressing The Foundation's areas of interest as follows:
Inasmuch Foundation announces $3.7 million in grant funding to eight nonprofit organizations serving Central Oklahoma in the areas of community, education, human services, and journalism. Grantees will utilize this funding to serve Oklahoma City by advancing their diverse miss
Katherine Patch and Brad Davey were elected to the Investment Committee of Inasmuch Foundation at the foundation’s last board meeting.
Over the last 20 years, Inasmuch Foundation has slowly and strategically expanded from a single employee in 2002 to a team of nine dedicated, passionate and highly qualified professionals. It is my great honor to share with you the following announcements, recognizing the evolution of our amazing team.
Oklahoma Clearinghouse Promotes Public-Private Partnership to Target Improvements to Oklahoma Early Childhood Systems
Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness (OPSR) is a statewide organization focused on improving Oklahoma's early childhood systems by strengthening families and ensuring all children are ready for school.
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.
To celebrate the Oklahoma Centennial of 2007, the State of Oklahoma Centennial Commission placed Centennial Clocks in all 77 counties throughout Oklahoma and many can be found on courthouse squares, in front of city hall and in other prominent public spaces. Over 130 centennial clocks exist throughout Oklahoma with many of the clocks falling to disrepair due to lack of maintenance and reduced non-profit budgets.
This week, 20 college students embarked on the 2020 Inasmuch Community Fellowship. For the next two months, the fellows will work as paid interns with nonprofits in Oklahoma City. We are thankful to each of the 14 organizations listed below as they stepped-up to host a fellow this summer amidst uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic. This cohort of fellows have a wide range of talents and interests; however, a common thread is that they are all passionate about helping their community. In total, the fellows repr