Tulsa Community Foundation was founded in 1998 and it exists to make charitable giving more meaningful and efficient.
The foundation started out as one of the smallest commmunity foundations in the nation with total assets of $117,000 at the end of 1998. By 2005, they surpassed the New York Community Trust in total asset size. Today, they are branded as the largest community foundation in the US.
Since its inception, TCF has enhanced the qualify of life in eastern Oklahoma by providing individualized services to donors, serving as a catalyst for vital local issues, sharing community knowledge with the public, maintaining effective financial stewardship of assets and maximizing return on investment for each grant made.
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