Individual Innovation Grants

Do you have an innovative idea that could make a significant difference for our community? Have you given this idea some thought? Some research? Tulsa Area United Way is eager to learn about your idea/project. Funds, available per project, fall in the range of $1,000 to $5,000. To get started, click on the link and complete the one-page Information sheet.



  • Innovative idea that has social impact – does not exist in your county
  • New ideas that need a concept test
  • Individuals must be affiliated with a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency located within the six county service area of TAUW (Tulsa, Creek, Okmulgee, Osage, Rogers & Wagoner Counties)
  • 2017 grant range is $1,000 - $5,000
  • Other funders will be invited to hear your Pitch


  • Submit the Information Page: due November 17, 2016
  • If invited, attend Pitch Night on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the United Way office, 1430 S. Boulder
  • Pitch must be no more than five minutes with an additional five minutes Q&A period from a panel of five judges
  • Funding will be for January through June 2017 (funds distributed in January 2017)
  • Submit a Progress Report upon completion of the project in June 

                    Call:    Bobbie Cremer at 918-295-6615


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