Private Funder: Fred Jones Family Foundation (formerly The Fred and Mary Eddy Jones Foundation); Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Arts, education, community development and faith-based initiatives; Geographic Focus: Oklahoma; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Grants range up to $125,000 each (the foundation distributed about $500,000 in grants last year); Deadline: Rolling (the board meets every 90 days).
Summary: The foundation focuses on improving life for residents in Oklahoma, mainly in the central part of the state. Schools and youth-related projects regularly receive funding from the foundation. Start with the application form available on foundation web site.
Info: 405/231-2415 or www.fredjonesfamilyfoundation.com, 1140 NW 63, Suite. 410, Oklahoma City, OK 73116.