Challenge Grants

Challenge yourself, double your gift!

Double your contribution to Tulsa Area United Way through one of these challenge grants. Give today through your employee workplace campaign or online at

  • The Mr. Henry Community Leadership Challenge: $500,000
    • Named in honor of Mr. Henry Zarrow and his legacy of giving, and sponsored by the Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation, this program matches any new leadership gift of $600 to $9,999 and any increased leadership gift. (Match applies to amount of increase.)
  • The Hille Foundation Women United Challenge $50,000
    • Women United’s mission is to unite women – their time, talent, and resources – into a powerful network of individuals devoted to enhancing and strengthening intergenerational opportunities within our community.
    • This challenge matches any new gift for those joining Women United (gift of $250 or more required for membership) and will match increased gifts from current members.
  • The QuikTrip Small and Medium Business New Campaign Match Program: $100,000
    • This program encourages new campaigns at companies with 250 or fewer employees.
    • Matches dollar for dollar any new gifts from businesses that haven’t participated in a United Way campaign since 2019 and any employee campaigns for companies currently only giving a corporate gift.
  • The Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies I Tocqueville Society Step Up Program and New or Increased Tocqueville Challenge.
    • Join TAUW’s Tocqueville Society ($10,000+ individual contributions) with this step-up program and receive full Tocqueville Society benefits in the first year.
    • This grant will also match new full Tocqueville gifts and any increase from current Society members. (New is defined as not giving at the Tocqueville level in 2020.)