May 2017  

Optimizing the health and well-being of women, infants, children and families through broad-based community engagement and advocacy within a local system of health education, prevention
services and community support
to eliminate health disparities.
Welcome to The Family Health Coalition Newsletter. The Family Health Coalition focuses its efforts on four areas: prevention, health & wellness, early development, and medical neighborhood development. If you would like to include your event in the monthly calendar of events, please contact Laura Ross-White at 

Compiled by: Christine Joachims and Sara White
Edited by: Jason Featherngill and Tara Branson
Calendar of Events      

Now Open
Nominations for the Oklahoma Caring Foundation's Champions of Health Awards
Winners will receive prizes of $5,000 to $15,000!

Click here for more information and to nominate a champion.   
May 8, 12:30PM-1:30PM 
Family Resource Meeting
NOTE: This meeting is for any person who is affiliated with a human service organization in Tulsa (governmental, non-profit, faith-based, etc.) and serves the purpose of connecting services for homeless families.

May 9, 6PM-8PM 
Food on the Move
@ Educare, 5424 N. Madison

May 10, 8:30AM-12:15PM 
Making Vouchers Work for You - FREE training for landlords and property managers
@ Greater Association of Realtors, 11505 E. 43rd St.  
May 10, 12PM-1:30PM
FHC General Training: Helping Clients Navigate Legal Issues
@ CSC - Feel free to bring a lunch!
May 11, 12PM-2PM 
Food on the Move
@ TCC, 3727 E. Apache

May 12, 11:30AM-1PM 
Sooner HAN Learning Series: Youth Depression in the Primary Care Setting
@ OU-Tulsa, 4502 E. 41st St.
Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by May 5th.   
May 12, 9AM-12PM 
Skills for Effective Public Speaking - hosted by Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits
@ OSU-Tulsa, 700 N. Greenwood Ave.
For more information and to register, click here

May 26, 10AM-12PM
CHAT: Connecting Clients to Healthy Eating Resources
@ IHRC, 550 S. Peoria

May 31, 1:30PM-2:30PM 
Understanding the Fundraising Cycle: A webinar hosted by Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits  
@ Online 
Click here for more information and to register.
Save the Date:

October 5 & 6, 2017
23rd Annual Zarrow Mental Health Symposium - Challenging Injustice and Discrimination Presented by The Mental Health Association Oklahoma Cox Business Center

Join more than 800 attendees from across the country to explore the ways in which systemic injustice and discrimination, enforced through policy and interpersonal actions, have substantial impacts on mental health.

Learn more.
Funding Opportunities
Chapman Foundation Grants for Tulsa-Area Community Projects
Funder: H.A. and Mary K. Chapman Charitable Trust; Mary K. Chapman Foundation
Deadline: Letter of Intent due by June 1, 2017, for 3rd quarter consideration
Requests with the following attributes are favored:
  • Funding the project or program will serve a documented need and have a significant impact on the community.
  • Financial support of (i) the organization management and board of directors, (ii) individuals of the general community affected by the program or project, and (iii) other private foundations.
  • Sound financial planning for maintenance and continuation of the project or program after the initial funding is complete.
  • Potentially benefits a significant segment of people.
  • Applicant has committed volunteers and staff leadership.
For more information, click here . 

Education and health: New frontiers.
Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Deadline: June 5, 2017
The goal of this funding opportunity announcement is to support research that will further elucidate the pathways involved in the relationship between education and health outcomes and in doing so to carefully identify the specific aspects and qualities of education that are responsible for this relationship and what the mediating factors are that affect the nature of the causal relationship.  
Learn more 
Fulton and Susie Collins Foundation 
Deadline: Rolling 
The Fulton and Susie Collins Foundation primarily supports nonprofit organizations in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. The Foundation's areas of interest include: children and youth; Christian churches and organizations; education; the environment; health, including medical research; and social services. Types of support include general operating and project support.

For more information,
call Suzanne Collins Hentschel at (918) 748-9860 OR send letters of inquiry to 2200 S. Utica Pl., Suite 420, Tulsa, OK 74114.
Links to non-Federal and Federal organizations are provided solely as a service to our users. These links do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by the Family Health Coalition or the Federal Government, and none should be inferred. The Community Service Council is not responsible for the content of the individual organization Web pages found at these links.