George Kaiser Family Announces more than $6 Million in Grants

Jan 20, 2015

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The George Kaiser Family Foundation has announced more than $6.3 million in grants to benefit nearly 80 area social service agencies.

The Tulsa-based foundation announced the donations on Monday.

The charitable organization says more than $4.2 million was donated to support human service organizations; $1 million supported community health organizations and more than $1.3 million was donated earlier last year to support basic services for various education groups. 

Kaiser is a lifelong Tulsan and one of the wealthiest people in the country. He's chairman of BOK Financial Corp. and a major shareholder in various energy and technology companies.

The foundation is also a contributor to Public Radio Tulsa.