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May 9, 2014

Ronald McDonald House Charities accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations

OKLA. CITY — Each year Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oklahoma City provides grants to 501(c)3 organizations in Western Oklahoma and North Texas whose mission is dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. Grant applications are now being accepted as part of the 2014 grant cycle.

Organizations eligible to receive a grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City must have a specific program that directly improves the health and well-being of children from birth to 21 years of age. The program must have a long-term impact in terms of replication or reach, address a funding gap or critical opportunity and produce measurable results.

“Our grants program affords us the opportunity to partner with other organizations to impact children and families outside of our realm, extending the reach of the charity,” said Susan Adams, president and chief executive officer of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City. “Last year we were privileged to fund diverse programs offered by 15 incredible non profit organizations across the state benefitting more than 17,000 children.”

For grant guidelines and an application, visit www.rmhcokc.org/outreach/grants. Grant applications are due by 5 p.m. June 2. Applicants will be notified of award status by Nov. 4. For more information, call Taylor Land at 271-3737.

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