Tulsa County CARES funds keep nonprofits open, meet expanded needs

Tulsa County CARES funding for small businesses and nonprofits approached $45 million this week through its RESET (Resources to Empower Small Enterprises for Tomorrow) program. Since April, more than $30.6 million has helped small businesses and $12.4 million has supported nonprofits. The ongoing program has placed more than $43 million of the total $50 million […]

Tulsa County CARES provides $3.2 million for food pantries through holidays

Tulsa County Commissioners approved an additional $3.2 million for nonprofit food providers Monday to ensure stocked pantries for the holidays. The requested funding amount came from an area food summit earlier this month that included Tulsa County and nonprofit leaders at Tulsa Area United Way offices. The summit was the first of its kind in […]

Tulsa County CARES allocations surpass 81% of initial funding

Tulsa County CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) funds are more than 81% ($92.2 million) allocated or spent with fewer than 90 days remaining in the federal relief program. Funds have supported relief efforts throughout Tulsa County, including more than $54 million going directly or indirectly to Tulsa County municipalities through local and countywide […]

Tulsa County CARES, TAEMA partner with Meals on Wheels to protect seniors

Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency (TAEMA) and Meals on Wheels of Metro Tulsa began providing personal protective equipment (PPE) to seniors Monday. Each Meals on Wheels client receives five masks, delivering masks directly to some of Tulsa County’s most vulnerable population. Tulsa County CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) provided funding for the masks. […]

Tulsa County Commissioners approve additional funds for Tulsa Housing Authority rental assistance program

The Tulsa County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a second $3 million installment of funding for the Tulsa Housing Authority (THA) rental assistance program on Monday after receiving more than $2.3 million worth of applications during the program’s first week.   The rental assistance program opened for applications on Monday, Aug. 24, and within […]

Tulsa County CARES website connects residents to funds

Tulsa County CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) launched its website this week to provide transparency and connect business owners and residents to Tulsa County CARES programs. Tulsacountycares.org links residents to CARES programs, tracks stories and provides transparency resources, including an interactive map and financial summaries. Data is updated weekly as new funding is […]

Tulsa County CARES RESET program nears halfway mark in first month

(TULSA, Okla.) — Tulsa County Business RESET (Resources to Empower Small Enterprises for Tomorrow) program sent $13.7 million to more than 200 small businesses and nonprofits in its first four weeks of distributing funds. The Tulsa County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has approved 45.7% of the initial $30 million allocated for RESET.  The BOCC […]

Tulsa County Commissioners approve $1.65 million for nonprofit service providers

(TULSA, Okla.) — The Tulsa County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) today approved the first round of Tulsa County CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) for nonprofit service-providers through the Tulsa County Business RESET (Resources to Empower Small Enterprises for Tomorrow) program.   During the first round of funding, nine service providers will receive […]