Tuesday, March 6, 2012 2:00 pm
Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Oklahoma City, OK - At its Feb. 28 meeting, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation Board of Trustees approved $39,705 in grants to four metropolitan area nonprofit organizations. The grants, which were made through the Margaret Annis Boys Trust and the Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) Initiative, will support beautification and literacy projects in central Oklahoma.
The Margaret Annis Boys Trust is a permanent endowment established by the estate of a lifelong Oklahoma resident who had a deep appreciation for Oklahoma native trees and flowers. Grants from this fund support beautification projects for public parks, medians and other public lands in Oklahoma County. The Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) Initiative assists organizations in providing opportunities for children and adults to read, write and speak English at a functional level.
The following grants were approved by the Trustees:
Founded in 1969, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation works with donors to create charitable funds that will benefit our community both now and in the future. For more information about the organization's community programs, visit www.occf.org/communityprograms.