The Cuesta Foundation


  • Grant Application Timeline

    Letter of Inquiry Due: March 31, 2017
    Grant Applications Due: June 16, 2017
    Grantmaking Meeting: July 2017
    Grants Funded: August 2017

  • Contact Information

    405-755-5571
    PO Box 21210
    Oklahoma City, OK 73156
    wmerrick@fmiokc.com


2016 Grant Areas of Support

    2016 Grants Awarded


    • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma – $5,000
      Catholic Charities Tulsa – $5,000
      Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges – $5,000
      Child Abuse Network – $5,000
      Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma – $10,000
      Crosstown Learning Center – $20,000
      Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. – $5,000
      Family and Children’s Services, Inc. – $3,000
      Junior Achievement of Oklahoma, Inc. – $1,000
      Kinmundy Area Sports & Youth – $5,000
    • Little Light House – $10,000
      Operational Aware of Oklahoma – $2,500
      Parent Child Center of Tulsa – $3,000
      Philbrook Museum of Art – $3,500
      Resonance Center for Women – $5,000
      San Miguel School of Tulsa – $10,000
      Stand in the Gap, Inc. – $2,500
      Tulsa Boy’s Home – $5,000
      Tulsa Children’s Museum – $20,000
      Tulsa Girls Art School, Inc. – $2,500
      Tulsa Hub – $2,000
      The University of Tulsa – $16,000
      Youth at Heart, Inc. – $5,000

    Directors


    Eric Oliphant
    Chairman/President

    Gregory W. Oliphant
    Vice President/Treasurer

    Jamie Oliphant
    Director

    Arline B. Oliphant
    Director

    Thomas J. Oliphant
    Director

    Foundation History



    The Cuesta Foundation was formed on May 16, 1962, by Charles W. Oliphant and his sister, Allene O. Mayo, to continue the philanthropic legacy of their father, A.G. Oliphant.

    Foundation Mission


    The Directors of the Cuesta Foundation, Inc want to bring joy to their communities and its citizens by funding charitable organizations “that are serving mankind by assisting people who are in need and who have a desire to better themselves.” Organizations that can demonstrate this philosophy will be considered above others.

    Cuesta Foundation will support operational expenses and capital needs of qualifying organizations.

    The Foundation’s area of emphasis are Arts and Humanities, Education, Social Services and Community Needs.

    Community Projects


    Major philanthropic accomplishments of the Cuesta Foundation include: The University of Tulsa’s Oliphant Hall and the Oliphant Chair in Mathematics, the Tulsa Children’s Museum, exhibit expansions at the Tulsa Zoo and Oklahoma Aquarium, and Crosstown Learning Center’s continuing education for teachers.

    The Cuesta Foundation


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    Letter of Inquiry Due: March 31, 2017
    Grant Applications Due: June 16, 2017
    Grantmaking Meeting: July 2017
    Grants Funded: August 2017

     

    Preference will be given to the following:


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