Recent Recipients: Spring 2022

Agency
Project description
Award
Arts Council Oklahoma City
Provide visual art classes for John Rex elementary students by placing ateaching artist in classrooms
$6,000
Aspiring Attitudes
Provide studio class scholarships and dance education to low-incomestudents of all abilities
$5,500
Canterbury Voices
Cover the cost to acquire and use music during youth choir “all sings”
$1,500
Firehouse Art Center
Support the Children’s Summer Art Program
$5,300
Lyric Theatre
Purchase theatrical lighting, a soundboard and Chromebooks for use byThelma Gaylord Academy staff
$5,000
MetropolitanSchool of Dance
Offer live-streamed classes to schools on West African dance, withinvitations to enroll in studio classes
$5,300
Oklahoma ArtsInstitute
Provide scholarships for five Oklahoma City students attending the 2022Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute
$5,000
OklahomaChildren’s Theatre
Provide scholarships for low-income students to attend spring and summercamps in theatre and other art forms
$7,000
Oklahoma CityBallet
Offer financial aid and merit scholarships for young dancers at theYvonne Chouteau School
$5,000
Oklahoma CityMuseum of Art
Provide monthly healing art activities to youth at SSM Health BehavioralHealth and launch a workshop training for therapists to conduct healing artprogramming in between OKCMOA visits
$6,000
OKC Philharmonic
Support the Discovery Family Concert Series which offers kid-friendly,affordable performances at the Civic Center
$5,000
OklahomaShakespeare
Offer a new production class for middle schoolers and provide financialassistance to eligible students
$3,300
Oklahoma VisualArts Coalition
Create art videos with hands-on lesson plans for use by teachersstatewide
$3,000
Oklahoma YouthOrchestras
Provide financial aid for students to participate in weekly intensiveorchestral sessions
$4,000
Opry HeritageFoundation
Support the Granville School of Music, an afterschool music program forlow-income students
$5,000
Paseo ArtsAssociation
Offer a new visual art program for veterans and their families
$5,300
Prairie DanceTheatre
Support Team Impact, a group of young dancers, and relaunch The Company,professional dancers who will perform for young audiences with performanceopportunities for members of Team Impact
$5,100
RACE DanceCollective
Create online dance curriculum to be offered at no cost to PE and danceeducators across the state
$5,000
Red Earth
Launch an exhibit on the tradition of Native dress at Red Earth and theNational Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum during the Red Earth Festivalcoupled with artist talks and demonstrations
$5,500
Science MuseumOklahoma
Support Space Day, two days of on-site activities and video materials
$5,500
SoonerTheatre
Purchase two portable keyboard as well as IT/AV equipment for rehearsalsand outdoor performances
$6,000

Make an impact  that lasts. 

Continental Resources matched employee donations 1:1 to benefit the Allied Arts 2022 campaign.

Corporate donors create change.

Raising approximately one-third of total funding

Thanks to our corporate partners, our Annual Campaign generates vital funds for youth arts education, community outreach and quality programming for all. Business support made up approximately one-third of last year’s campaign total.

the project

Generous corporate donors like you make our local arts community stronger, and your contributions make a lasting impact on the cultural landscape of central Oklahoma.

2022 CORPORATE PARTNERS
Visionary $100,000+
Sustainer $50,000 – $74,999
Benefactor $25,000 – $49,999

More corporate partners

Sponsor $15,000 – $24,999
  • BancFirst
  • Bank of Oklahoma
  • Dobson Family Foundation
  • Dolese Bros. Co.
  • The Fred Jones Family Foundation
  • The Kerr Foundation, Inc.
  • MidFirst Bank
  • Oklahoma Natural Gas, A Division of ONE Gas
  • US Fleet Tracking
Patron $10,000 – $14,999
  • Arnall Foundation

    Arvest Bank
  • Clements Foods Company
  • The Cresap Family Foundation
  • Lance & Cindy Ruffel Family Foundation
  • Love's Travel Stops
  • Mansions Senior Living
  • OU Health
  • Presbyterian Health Foundation
  • Reba McEntire Fund
  • SONIC Foundation
  • Tall Oak Midstream
  • UMB Bank
  • UPS Foundation
Partner $5,000 – $9,999
  • Bob Mils Furniture/Southern Media
  • Bowen Foundation
  • ChappelWood Financial
  • Choctaw Nation
  • Crowe & Dunlevy
  • Cummings Oil Co.
  • Ernst & Young
  • Griffin Communications
  • IBC Bank
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Lingo Construction
  • Mercy Health Center
  • Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic
  • Smith & Pickel Construction
corporate campaigns

Allied Arts can tailor your company’s engagement to meet your strategic philanthropic objectives.

Corporate partnership opportunities
are diverse:

Employee Giving

Get your team engaged in making a difference by offering the opportunity to conveniently donate through your workplace.

For more information or to start planning your employee giving campaign, please contact shannon.lockwood@alliedartsokc.com or call (405) 278-8944.
Event Sponsorships

Sponsoring Allied Arts special events is a great way for your company to publicly show its support – and in turn, receive event recognition, tickets and other exclusive benefits.

For information about event sponsorships, email courtney.lavender@alliedartsokc.com or call (405) 278-8944.
In-Kind Donors

Donations of goods and services, including things like advertising, printing, catering, and media design and production, enable Allied Arts to lower administrative costs and allocate more dollars directly to the arts.

Employee Giving

Employee Giving is vital to the success of Allied Arts fundraising efforts.

Oklahoma Contemporary Super Sonic Second Saturday

146 corporate partners hosted workplace campaigns in 2022.

Strengthen team camaraderie while showing support for the arts by hosting a company-wide campaign. It’s a convenient way for companies and their staff to make a difference right from the office.

Hosting a Campaign

By hosting a workplace campaign, you’ll join leading organizations like City of Oklahoma City, Continental Resources and OG&E. In 2022, 146 corporate partners raised more than $700,000 through campaigns.
For more information or to start planning your campaign, please contact Shannon Lockwood by email at shannon.lockwood@alliedartsokc.com or by phone at (405) 278-8944.

Employee Giving Campaigns

“Communities are defined by many things, but the arts reveal a community’s soul. Oklahoma City has become a destination for the arts community in so many ways, which makes our city a stronger and more vibrant place to call home. OGE’s support of Allied Arts helps to ensure that the arts continue to enhance our lives, our communities and our state.”
Sean Trauschke
OGE Chairman, President and CEO
Displaying 2022 Step Up Gifts at Bank of Oklahoma

Employee giving resources.

During an employee giving campaign, Allied Arts will:

Educate employees on the importance of maintaining a healthy cultural sector

Offer a convenient and sustainable means by which to support the arts in central Oklahoma

Customize the campaign to fit your workplace’s culture and goals

Even offer donation incentives like the OKCityCard and Step-Up gift

Inspiration for your employee giving campaign:

A City of OKC employee plays mini cymbals at the Heart of the City kickoff event
The Brain Dance at Grant Thorton
Ceramic tile painting at SONIC
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June 16, 2022
On June 16, nearly 300 Allied Arts donors, art administrators, artists, volunteers and friends came together to mark the end of the 2022 campaign. At the Celebration Event held at Oklahoma Contemporary, campaign chairs Sody and Robert Clements announced the organization had raised a historic $4,823,790 for central Oklahoma’s cultural community through the 2022 campaign and American Rescue Act Plan funds.
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