Member News

Oklahoma City Community Foundation Awards $217,500 to 145 Area High School Seniors

Thursday, April 12, 2012

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation Trustees awarded 145 area high school seniors with a total of $217,500 in scholar awards through the Community Foundation Scholars program. The recipients, who represent 51 public and private high schools located in four counties within central Oklahoma, will each receive a $1,500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year.

1-VoIP Announces Opening of Broken Arrow Office

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

1-VoIP, a subsidiary of VoIP Your Life LLC, a leading provider of carrier grade VoIP communication solutions, announced today that it has opened an office in Broken Arrow, OK to service their impressive list of agents and the growing demand for Hosted PBX and Unlimited SIP Peering solutions in the Northeastern part of Oklahoma.

Web Programmers and App Developers Needed for Levant Technologies

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Experienced and highly skilled Object-Oriented PHP Web Programmers and iPhone/Android App Developers needed for Levant Technologies - an Oklahoma web design company based in Norman, Oklahoma with over 400+ clients nationwide. Full Time and Part-Time Jobs available with vacation and benefits, plus student Internships. Call 405-329-9997 to apply or visit www.levanttech.com for details.

Indian Law Workshop

Friday, March 16, 2012

Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, L.L.P., will host a seminar on American Indian law Friday, April 20, at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at 5750 Will Rogers Road. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Cost to attend is $50 and includes breakfast and lunch. Please contact Tamara Freeman at TFreeman@dsda.com for a registration form.

Bullied boy loses 85 lbs., inspires others to lose

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

12.5 million children in the U.S. are obese, nearly triple the number in 1980. These children deal with stigma and the risk of serious health problems. The American Academy of Pediatrics says 85 out of 100 kids with Type II diabetes are obese. CBS Correspondent Byron Pitts met an Oklahoma boy who refused to be counted and inspired his community along the way.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation Receives National Accreditation

Monday, March 12, 2012

Earlier this year the Oklahoma City Community Foundation received confirmation of our compliance with the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. This designation denotes that we have met the most rigorous standards in philanthropy. The reconfirmation serves as an indication of a community foundationís integrity and demonstrated excellence.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation Awards Grants for Area Beautification, Literacy Projects

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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.

Area Nonprofits Awarded $198,000 to Provide Access to Health Care Services

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

More than 15 percent of Oklahomans are living with diabetes, according to the Oklahoma Diabetes Prevention and Control Program. The cost of treating and managing this disease can be a heavy monetary burden, especially for individuals without access to quality health care. Thanks to recent grants from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation's Access to Health Care iFund program, several free, nonprofit clinics in central Oklahoma will be able to provide free and low-cost services for low-income and uninsured diabetics.