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
Our first round of emergency grantmaking concludes with the following five grants to organizations providing vital support to individuals seeking hope through employment, housing and legal services. As Central Oklahoma moves into the reopening and recovery phases of the pandemic, these organizations have pivoted to assist vulnerable individuals in navigating the increased legal, economic and employment challenges presented by COVID-19.
Inasmuch Foundation elected David Griffin, President and CEO of Griffin Communications, L.L.C. to the foundation’s Board of Directors. Inasmuch Foundation, founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord in 1982, champions journalism, education, human services, and community initiatives.
Inasmuch Foundation Awards $55,000 in Emergency Grants for Early Childhood and Mental Health Services
We are thrilled to announce this round of emergency grants supporting child care services for front-line workers and mental health services for vulnerable families in Central Oklahoma. “Each of these organizations worked collaboratively to serve vital needs within our community,” said Inasmuch Foundation Senior Progr