The William Barry Love Foundation



2024 Grant Areas of Support

  • Grant Applications Timeline

    Grant applications are welcomed through invitation, ensuring a focused and purposeful approach to our philanthropic endeavors.

  • Contact Information

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

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    About Us


    The Foundation upholds founder Barry Love’s dedication by allocating a share of the company’s profits to benefit children and families in the Muskogee area. Each purchase from Love Bottling Company not only satisfies your needs but also contributes to the ongoing and future development of our community, supporting our neighbors and friends.

    Foundation History


    William Barry Love (1955-2020), President and Chief Executive Officer of Love Bottling Co., Muskogee, was a philanthropist who built his livelihood in Muskogee and then did what he could to support Muskogee, from donating to charitable events to making certain that in times of need that Love Bottling Co. was able to respond with kind gifts.

    The foundation will operate to support charitable organizations in the local community by providing financial assistance, support for their operations, and infrastructure improvement to promote philanthropy, community development, civic betterment, and community leadership in Muskogee.

    Among other objectives, the corporation will promote local social and economic improvement and build on the traditions, legacies, and history of harmony, social and economic progress, innovation, and pride in the community while advancing educational opportunities, promoting good health, stimulating innovation, and supporting infrastructure improvement.

    Foundation Mission


    The mission of The William Barry Love Foundation, Inc. is to empower and protect the City of Muskogee youth and guide Love Bottling Company for the foreseeable future.

    Foundation Policies


    The William Barry Love Foundation is a private foundation funded through profits from the sale of Love Bottling Company products.

    The William Barry Love Foundation


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    Grant applications are welcomed through invitation, ensuring a focused and purposeful approach to our philanthropic endeavors.

     

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    Muskogee, OK