Tulsa Area United Way has joined Fulton Street Books and Coffee, the YWCA, and Greenwood Rising in highlighting Black-owned businesses with a call-to-action that raises awareness and leads to sales. Throughout March, TAUW will lift up the message that commerce must flow throughout the city so that all community members flourish and thrive.
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Launched September 3, the City of Tulsa 911 Mental Health Collaborative is a new initiative that connects non-life threatening mental health-related 911 calls to a new member of the 911 dispatch center team – a mental health crisis expert. This rapidly links callers to mental health clinicians and avoids costly activation of first responders.
Through these Days of Caring, Tulsa Area United Way will bring together groups of employees from Tulsa-area companies and connect them with the service agencies they support. Please join us for this much-loved volunteering tradition, now expanded to build even more teamwork and provide increased opportunity to demonstrate the philanthropic spirit of our community.
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.
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.
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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