Foundation / Corporation
Wes Welker Foundation (WWF)
Grants to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma nonprofits and schools for programs that support and encourage at-risk youth to participate in sports. Funds are provided for sports camps, school and youth-group athletic programs, and coach leadership and development.
Grants are provided to those with the greatest need for a wide variety of sports related programs and projects, including weight rooms, uniforms, program fees, fields, etc.
GrantWatch ID#: 145811
Grantee must be an educational institution or an organization that is tax exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of the tax code.
They must be located within the Oklahoma City limits or within the geographic area of the Oklahoma City Public School District and must serve High School age youth and/or younger.
Items generally considered by the Foundation, in evaluating requests:
- Free and reduced lunch percentage
- Number of youth impacted
- Dollars per youth impacted
- Sustainability (multi-year/used by more than one student)
- History with the Foundation, i.e. past grants
- Other sources of funding, including MAPS, Alumni groups, district funds, other grants from organizations and/or foundations
- Community Service involvement
Items generally not funded:
- Camp Registration Costs
- Items that will only be used one year/season
- Playground equipment
Grants are accepted twice yearly. If you submit a grant application after one cycle has closed, then your application will be considered and reviewed during the next cycle. All grants must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) by the deadline dates listed below:
Fall Cycle Grant Application Deadline - September 15
Spring Cycle Grant Application Deadline - February 15
Organizations are limited to one grant application per calendar year.
How to Apply:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please submit your application by mail to:
Wes Welker Foundation
P.O. Box 20777
Oklahoma City, OK 73156
Or you may submit by email to: email@example.com
Or you may submit by fax to 405-286-9147
USA: Oklahoma: Within Oklahoma City limits or within the geographic area of the Oklahoma City Public School District