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April 21, 2013

Competition for foundation grants gets tougher

City of Muskogee Foundation gets crop of good grant applications

(Continued)

Grant applications

Organization, Project, Amount requested

Five Civilized Tribes Museum, collection digitization, phase 2, $30,000

City of Muskogee, housing rehabilitation, $600,000

    COINS for Critters spay and neutering clinic, $10,000

    City attorney’s juvenile offender service program, $66,965

    Parks and recreation Teen Center, $133,020

    Parks and recreation,* $500,000

Muskogee City-County 911 Trust Authority,    call center equipment upgrade, $152,257

Muskogee County Transit,    vehicle replacement, $242,000

    Safety, awareness enhancement, $150,000

Muskogee Little Theater,*    Capital project restructure, $500,000

Muskogee War Memorial USS Batfish, Old war stories, $45,000

Nonprofit Resource Center, resource development, $113,993

    Strengthening organizational capacity for foundation grantees,    $72,606

    Community Circles program,* $285,000

Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame,* operations, $185,000

Three Rivers Museum, building repair, restoration, $90,000

Volunteers of America, RSVP We Care Transportation, $25,000

    Payee services, $30,000

Women in Safe Home, providing a more energy efficient shelter, $136,700

Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma, Muskogee outreach, $20,000

Muskogee Alumni Band, instruments, $30,000

Muskogee Public Schools,    One Team, One Vision, One Community, $421,000

    Rougher Regimented School, $51,500

    Rougher Outdoor Camp, $60,633

Neighbors Building Neighborhoods    , program manager and VISTA support, $70,049

    Martin Luther King Center after-school program, swimming and night hoops, $142,339

    Run for Pride, Stride by Stride, $7,500

Northeastern State University,* occupational therapy at Muskogee campus, $300,000

VENAE, Inc., Luminous Ladies, $40,000

American Red Cross — Tulsa, disaster assistance to Muskogee residents, $25,000

Central Baptist Church,free dental and vision clinic, $50,000

Christ for the World, youth outreach feeding program, $18,168

Court Appointed Special Advocates, case manager support, $20,000

Eastern Oklahoma Health Care Initiative, promoting health through education, advocacy and careers, $48,000

Free Health Clinic, Baptist free health clinic, $24,900

Hilldale Pubic Schools, Continuing the good fight of fat, $75,000

Hope Kids Outreach, Hope Kids Outreach, $11,500

Kids’ Space, child sexual abuse prevention, $39,150

    Contracted forensic interviewer, $10,800

Muskogee Wellness Initiative, City of Muskogee Wellness Initiative, $130,000

Connors State College,* Muskogee Making a Difference Scholarship, $175,000

* Multiple year grant requests or prior commitments.

Source: City of Muskogee Foundation

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