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The Gelvin Foundation Grant

Grants to Oklahoma Nonprofits in the Tulsa or Eufaula Areas
for Community Service, Health, Education, and Arts Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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The Gelvin Foundation

Deadline Date:

11/10/18 Receipt


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Grants to Northeastern Oklahoma nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that have a significant positive impact on the quality of life for local residents. Funding will be provided to support a variety of community services, health care programs, educational projects, and programs in the arts. Priority will be given to organizations whose programs and services primarily benefit those living within a 30-mile radius of Tulsa or Eufaula.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181921

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Gelvin Foundation is limited by policy to the support of nonprofit organizations principally in Oklahoma, with emphasis given to organizations whose programs and services primarily benefit those living within a 30-mile radius of Tulsa or Eufaula.

To be eligible for consideration, an organization must have a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status or its equivalent with the Internal Revenue Service.

Grant applications for individuals or political interests are not accepted, and applications for general support, debt reduction or continued support for the same programs are discouraged.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant proposals are evaluated by the Board of Directors on a quarterly basis in March, June, September and December. All proposals received at least one month prior to the quarterly meeting will be considered, providing that all requested information has been provided. The following timetable will be used in scheduling proposals:

Received by February 10th — will be evaluated in March
Received by May 10th — will be evaluated in June
Received by August 10th — will be evaluated in September
Received by November 10th — will be evaluated in December

The Foundation will acknowledge receipt of grant proposals as quickly as possible, usually within two weeks, and applicants will be advised if any further information is required. Such additional information may include the organization’s current operating budget and most recent financial statements as prepared or reviewed by an independent accountant. Site visits may be scheduled at the discretion of the Foundation. Notification of Board action regarding a grant will be made within two weeks after the meeting at which the proposal is considered.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Proposals should be submitted by an authorized representative of the applicant organization and either emailed to one of the Directors or mailed to one of the Directors at the following address:

Board of Directors
The Gelvin Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 837
Eufaula, OK 74432

Staff Contacts:

Therese Starr, Co-Director
Phone: (918) 452-3703
Fax: (918) 452-3703

Terry Doverspike, Co-Director
Phone: (918) 581-5500
Fax: (918) 581-5599

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Oklahoma: Within a 30-mile radius of Tulsa or Eufaula