The Cuesta Foundation


  • Grant Application Timeline

    Letter of Inquiry Due: March 31, 2019
    Grant Applications Due: June 30, 2019
    Grantmaking Meeting: July 2019
    Grants Funded: August 2019

  • Contact Information

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

2018 Grant Areas of Support


    2018 Grants Awarded


    • Car Care Clinic, Inc. – $5,000
      Child Abuse Network – $5,000
      City Year Tulsa – $5,000
      Crosstown Learning Center – $5,000
      Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. – $5,000
      Fab Lab Tuls, Inc. – $5,000
      Family and Children’s Services, Inc. – $1,000
      Foundation for Tulsa Schools – $2,000
      Ground Zero Emergency Training Center – $2,500
      Junior Achievement of Oklahoma, Inc. – $2,000
    • Kinmundy Area Sports and Youth Opportunities Corporation – $5,000
      Meals on Wheels of Metro Tulsa, Inc. – $5,000
      Resonance Center for Women – $2,500
      San Miguel School of Tulsa – $2,500
      The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges – $2,500
      The Little Light House – $2,500
      The Parent Child Center of Tulsa – $2,500
      The University of Tulsa – $20,000
      Tulsa Children’s Museum – $62,500
      Youth at Heart, Inc. – $5,000

    Directors


    Eric Oliphant
    Chairman/President

    Gregory W. Oliphant
    Vice President/Treasurer

    Jamie 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, 2019
    Grant Applications Due: June 30, 2019
    Grantmaking Meeting: July 2019
    Grants Funded: August 2019

     

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