What’s Happening @OCCF

Apply for Parks & Public Space Initiative Grants by Jan. 15

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is accepting applications for our Parks & Public Space Initiative grants through Jan. 15. Grants are available to support the development of parks and other outdoor spaces to meet the health, cultural and recreational needs of citizens in Oklahoma County. Request access by Jan. 9, 2019, to apply online. Learn more.

4 Ways to Maximize Your Charitable Deduction in 2018

Did you know, there is still time to maximize your charitable deduction before the year end? With the recent tax law changes, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation recommends four giving options for smart taxpayers. Learn more.

Now Hiring: Scholarship Program Director and Grants and Programs Manager

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is now hiring for two positions:

Scholarship Program Director: The Scholarship Program Director ensures the development and successful implementation of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s scholarship and award funds that award more than $2.5 million annually to nearly 800 Oklahoma students. The director is responsible for strategic planning, program development, fund administration, donor and community relations and supervision of the scholarship staff. Reporting to the President, the director will work with team members across the organization to administer the scholarship program. Learn more.

Grants and Programs Manager: The Grants and Programs Manager ensures the successful management and implementation of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s grants programs including: iFunds (Opportunities for Children, Services for the Elderly, Access to Health Care), Kirschner Trusts and the Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation classroom and community grants. This position is part of the community programs team, reporting to the Director of Community Engagement and working closely with the President and team members across the organization. Learn more.

Ready to join our team? To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three references with job title in the subject line to info@occf.org by Dec. 20, 2018.

OKC Comprehensive Needs Assessment

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is pleased to provide the results from the 2017-2018 OKC Comprehensive Needs Assessment. Beginning in 2017, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation contracted with the nonprofit research group Thoughtwell to conduct an objective, data-driven study of community needs focusing on the areas of social service, health and education. The results of the study will help inform strategic direction, resource allocation, policy decision and education of the public. Download the OKC Comprehensive Needs Assessment report here.