Grant Application


Past Grant Recipients

 Each year, CMCA awards Grants to deserving 501(c)(3) organizations benefiting children in the Tulsa area. The total amount awarded in 2018 was $82,000 plus $5,000 to sponsor an apartment at Hospitality House. 

List of Past Grant Recipients

CMCA Guidelines and Instructions

Please read carefully as our application instructions were revised June 1, 2018.



  • 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations providing health care, welfare or education/enrichment services that directly benefit children 18 years of age or younger and operating within the Tulsa Metropolitan Statistical Area (Okmulgee, Osage, Pawnee, Rogers, Tulsa and Wagoner counties). 
  • Only one grant request per agency per 12-month application cycle.


  • 2-page letter/application printed on one side only using a font no less than 11 point and having a right margin of 1/2 inch or greater and left, top and bottom margins of at least one-inch.
  • One of the two pages must be on the organization’s letterhead.
  • Letter must be signed by a person who can bind the organization.
  • 2-page letter must include the following:
    1. Brief description of the organization and/or its mission statement. 
    2. Brief explanation of the need being addressed or rationale for the request. 
    3. Project description or use of the items for which funding is sought.
    4. Target population and number of children benefitting directly. If children benefit indirectly, explain how and estimate the number of children.
    5. Anticipated outcomes or benefits of the project.
    6. Amount requested, and if applicable, other sources of support for the requested project.
    7. Does the applicant organization receive funds from United Way? 
    8. Name, phone number and e-mail address of contact person who can answer questions about the project and grant application. 

  • Required attachments (one copy each attached to the original only):

  1. List of Board of Directors, Advisory Board, and Executive Director.
  2. 501(c) (3) IRS designation letter.
  3. Income and Expense Statement for Prior Fiscal Year.

  •  Optional: If your organization would like to be included in our marketing, include one picture showcasing your organization working with children. Your submission gives us permission to publish on our website, Facebook and other media. 


Priority is given to projects or programs that help children directly. Requests for general funds are discouraged.

Types of eligible projects, include but are not limited to, consumable supplies, equipment, basic health and welfare needs, artistic stimulation and learning/educational activities. 


Capital campaigns or building funds.

Support for a sole individual.

Adult services with no link or benefit to children.

Endowment funds.

Special events.

Youth athletics.

Political campaigns.

Incomplete applications.

Applications for salary or operations.

Requests that are more than $8,000.


Mail on/before October 25, 2019, one original application plus 8 copies. 

Only one set of attachments is required. Mail to:

Children’s Medical Charities Association
Attention: Grant Review Committee
 1020 S. Rockford Ave. Suite F
 Tulsa, OK 74120

Applications must be postmarked on or before October 25, 2019. Early submissions are appreciated and encouraged, allowing the opportunity for a possible site visit.

Applicants will be notified of the Grant Committee's decisions on/near December 1, 2019.

Successful applicants will receive their Grant awards on or before March 31, 2020.

Applications will not be considered if submitted in person, by FedEx, express delivery, electronic methods or facsimile. 

Do not send/submit DVD's, CD's, leaflets or brochures. 

Failure to follow instructions will void your application. 

Questions may be directed to Linda Grass, (805)-245-0613