The Cuesta Foundation


  • Grant Application Timeline

    Letter of Inquiry Due: March 31, 2020
    Grant Applications Due: June 30, 2020
    Grantmaking Meeting: July 2020
    Grants Funded: August 2020

  • Contact Information

    405-755-5571
    1024 E. Britton Road, Suite 200
    Oklahoma City, OK 73131
    wmerrick@fmiokc.com

2019 Grant Areas of Support


    2019 Grants Awarded


    • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma – $2,000
      Car Care Clinic, Inc. – $2,500
      Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Tulsa – $2,500
      Child Abuse Network – $2,000
      City Year Tulsa – $5,000
      Crosstown Learning Center, Inc. – $5,000
      Fab Lab Tulsa, Inc. – $2,500
      Foundation for Tulsa Schools – $1,000

    • Oklahoma Centennial Botanical Garden – $5,000
      Resonance Center for Women – $2,500
      San Miguel School of Tulsa- -$2,500
      Tulsa Rowing Club – $20,000
      The Little Light House, Inc. – $2,500
      The Parent Child Center of Tulsa – $2,500
      The University of Tulsa – $21,160
      Tulsa Boys’ Home – $3,500
      Tulsa Children’s Museum – $62,500
      Tulsa Irishfest, Inc. – $1,000

    Directors


    Eric Oliphant
    Chairman/President

    Gregory W. Oliphant
    Vice President/Treasurer

    Jamie Oliphant
    Director

    Thomas J. Oliphant
    Director

    Judy Walker
    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, 2020
    Grant Applications Due: June 30, 2020
    Grantmaking Meeting: July 2020
    Grants Funded: August 2020

     

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