Grants of up to $3,500 to Oklahoma nonprofit organizations, public schools, and government agencies for activities that benefit residents in eligible locations. Funding is intended for programs that address a variety of community interests including arts, education, culture, health and wellness, community beautification and development, leadership, conservation, and human services. Projects focused on youth education and development will be given priority consideration. Eligible proposals benefit the residents of Tahlequah.
Additional special consideration is given to projects and activities that:
Are sustainable over time;
Are responsive to emerging or changing community needs;
Leverage other sources of support (i.e., funds or volunteers);
Facilitate community collaboration, cooperation, and leadership;
Improve the quality and/or scope of other charitable works in the community.
Entities eligible to receive grants are restricted to charitable organizations recognized as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code, public schools, and governmental entities.
TCF does not make grants for proposals covering administrative costs, training, endowments, capital campaigns, membership dues, fundraising, in support of individuals, or religious organizations in support of religious activities.