FAQs

How do I apply for a grant?
Check out the Grants section of our website.

What are the deadlines to apply for a grant?
Visit our Grants page on our website for more information.

Do you have to be a 501c3 (non-profit) organization to apply for a grant?
No, but you must be charitable in nature.

Does my organization have to be located in Muskogee to be eligible to apply?
No, but the services provided by the organization must primarily serve the citizens of Muskogee.  The City of Muskogee Foundation only funds organizations, projects and services that benefit the citizens of the City of Muskogee.

Can a school district apply?
Yes.

Can a group of people within the school district apply?
Yes, groups such as a public school foundation, booster clubs or other supporting groups are eligible to apply.

Can a church apply?
Yes.

Can a coalition of organizations apply if some are 501c and some are not?
Yes.

If you receive a grant the first year, will it be possible to receive a grant in subsequent years?
Yes; however, it would be contingent upon the performance and outcome measurements of your prior grant.

Can an organization apply for multi-year grants?
Yes.

Who manages the City of Muskogee Foundation?

The Foundation is overseen by a local Board of Directors. Following a competitive selection process for the daily management of the Foundation, the Muskogee City Council selected Communities Foundation of Oklahoma.

I have a question that is not answered here, what do I do?
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