The Tulsa Area United Way announced the grand total of its challenging fundraising campaign on November 19 at the Admiral Twin Drive-In. Caron Lawhorn of ONE Gas, the 2020 Campaign Chair, joined by TAUW president and CEO, Alison Anthony announced that together, the community exceeded its initial goal of 23,720,000 and raised $24,025,924.
You did it! Just over 1,000 community members attended the Downtown Deco Bike Challenge and helped raise $100,000 for the Tulsa Area United Way!
Tulsa Area United Way announced the campaign chairs for the next three years in the organization’s effort to raise millions of dollars each year to support 59 area non-profit organizations, collaborative initiatives, and innovation grants.
On October 9, more than 2,000 volunteers went out into the community to paint, sand, scrub, plant and put a new shine on nonprofit facilities all over the region. In addition to the usual hands-on improvement projects, volunteers also worked remotely writing Notes of Hope and hosting drives that meet crucial community needs.
We are United in Hope for a better future than what we’re experiencing today, and we know we each have a role to play in getting to that better future. We hope you’ll join us.
The Opportunity Project has teamed up with the Tulsa Area United Way to provide relief for families and children affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Together, the two organizations are launching a citywide online portal designed to connect families to childcare and basic needs, as well as provide a way for community members to donate critical resources.
A group of Tulsa area nonprofit agencies formed a new coalition to educate the community about ways to identify and report child abuse that may increase in the wake of social distancing. This coalition hosted a webinar to address concerns and provide tips for prevention at this time.
Federal economic relief measures are providing some tax breaks to encourage charitable giving. Read more for a breakdown of the biggest changes.
As an organization dedicated to the well-being of our community, the Tulsa Area United Way is continuously sharing available resources and updates as the COVID-19 situation evolves.
Tulsa County has announced that $30 million in CARES Act funding is being made available to small businesses and nonprofits impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the time-sensitive nature of the CARES Act funding which must be used by the end of 2020, the privately and locally raised Tulsa Area COVID-19 Response Fund has placed the application process temporarily on hold.
The Tulsa County funding program is titled RESET: The Resources to Empower Small Enterprises for Tomorrow and will provide $25 million in forgivable loans to small businesses and $5 million in grants to nonprofits. Nonprofits in Tulsa County are encouraged to apply.
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