Inasmuch Foundation awards $11.3 million to 37 Oklahoma organizations
May 14, 2012
The Oklahoma City-based Inasmuch Foundation recently announced that it will provide $11.3 million in grants for 37 organizations that focus on education, community enhancement and health and human services initiatives.
"We made substantial investments this grant cycle in building the capacity of our grantees," said Bob Ross, president and CEO of Inasmuch Foundation. "We hope that this will allow them, in turn, to make substantial change in our communities."
Recipients of the education grants include The American Indian Cultural Center Foundation, Science Museum Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma and Smart Start Central Oklahoma for various construction projects. The Oklahoma Arts Institute, Girl Scouts, KIPP Reach Academy, Payne Education Center, Oklahoma Children's Theatre, Community Action Project of Tulsa County and Tulsa Community Foundation also received funding for scholarships, general support costs and pilot studies.
The Inasmuch Foundation was established in 1982 by Edith Kinney Gaylord. Its grantmaking and philanthropic efforts are aimed to improve the strength and quality of communities, organizations, foundations and the individuals they serve.
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