Corporation, Foundation, and Public Support

Lead Growth Investor ($1 Million+)

The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
The George Kaiser Family Foundation

Stakeholder ($100,000 - $499,999)

Bezalel Foundation
Chesapeake Energy
Devon Energy
E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation
Inasmuch Foundation
Nadel & Gussman
Oklahoma Community Service Commission
Oklahoma Gas & Electric
The Williams Foundation

Champion ($50,000 - $99,999)

The Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation
Anschutz Foundation
AT&T
Hobby Lobby
Ruth & David Levine Charitable Fund
SandRidge Energy

Leader ($25,000 - $49,999)

Bank of Oklahoma
FW Murphy
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Judith & Jean Pape Adams Foundation
The Sharna and Irvin Frank Foundation

Benefactor ($10,000 - $24,999)

Boeing
Flint Family Foundation
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce
JCPenney Company
The John Steele Zink Foundation
Kerr Foundation
Kirkpatrick Family Fund
McElroy Manufacturing
Mervin Bovaird Foundation

Friend ($1,000 - $4,999)

Accel Financial Staffing Solutions
American Residential Group
Ethics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation
Fred Jones Family Foundation
WPX Energy

District Partners

District Partner

Community Action Project
KIPP Reach College Preparatory
KIPP Tulsa College Preparatory
Oklahoma City Public Schools
Tulsa Lighthouse Charter School
Tulsa Public Schools

Individual

Champion ($50,000 - $99,999)

David Hudiburg

Benefactor ($10,000 - $24,999)

Sanjay & Julie Meshri
John & Jenny Meyer

Sponsor ($5,000 - $9,999)

American Fidelity Foundation
James & Natasha Bennett
Stuart & Mary Kay DeSelms
David & Donna Dutton
Jim & Christy Everest
Chip & Shannon Fudge
Doug & Susi Fuller
Ken & Janet Levit
Scott & Janis Lewis
Patrick & Marianne Rooney
Dave & Peggy Tanner
Lyndon & Pam Taylor
Jon & Theda Werthen

Friend ($1,000 - $4,999)

Ron & Kathy Colby
Domenic & Nicole Dell'Osso
Ira Schlezinger

Regional Advisory Board

Chairs

Janet Levit
Ken Levit
Bob Ross

Members

Tom Adelson
Alan Armstrong
Susan Edwards
Jenny Love Meyer
Frank Murphy
Xavier Neira
Stacy Schusterman
Talia Shaull
Renzi Stone
Darton Zink

Thank You For Your Support

Teach For America Oklahoma Region is so grateful for our existing supporters. All gifts help our effort to recruit, select, train and support corps members and alumni.

Partner Spotlight

Teach For America - Oklahoma is proud to be supported by the Oklahoma Community Service Commission.

Our Oklahoma corps members are also AmeriCorps members, connected to a national service movement and eligible to receive an education award after successfully completing each year of teaching.

Partner Spotlight

KIPP Reach is a charter school located in the middle of northeast Oklahoma City. Of the 292 fifth through eighth grade students at KIPP Reach, 81% qualify for free or reduced price lunch. By the time the students enter eighth grade, 100% score proficiency in reading and 100% proficiency in math.  

Event Spotlight

This year, Tulsa hosted Teach For America’s ninth annual summer institute in Oklahoma. Over 650 corps members provided summer school to over 5,000 Tulsa students, representing the first time students have had access to free summer school and a nearly 300% increase in enrollment. Along with community members, Teach For America’s CEO and founder, Wendy Kopp, joined us on June 11 to kick off this event.