Recent Recipients: Spring 2022

Project description
Arts Council Oklahoma City
Provide visual art classes for John Rex elementary students by placing ateaching artist in classrooms
Aspiring Attitudes
Provide studio class scholarships and dance education to low-incomestudents of all abilities
Canterbury Voices
Cover the cost to acquire and use music during youth choir “all sings”
Firehouse Art Center
Support the Children’s Summer Art Program
Lyric Theatre
Purchase theatrical lighting, a soundboard and Chromebooks for use byThelma Gaylord Academy staff
MetropolitanSchool of Dance
Offer live-streamed classes to schools on West African dance, withinvitations to enroll in studio classes
Oklahoma ArtsInstitute
Provide scholarships for five Oklahoma City students attending the 2022Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute
OklahomaChildren’s Theatre
Provide scholarships for low-income students to attend spring and summercamps in theatre and other art forms
Oklahoma CityBallet
Offer financial aid and merit scholarships for young dancers at theYvonne Chouteau School
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
OKC Philharmonic
Support the Discovery Family Concert Series which offers kid-friendly,affordable performances at the Civic Center
Offer a new production class for middle schoolers and provide financialassistance to eligible students
Oklahoma VisualArts Coalition
Create art videos with hands-on lesson plans for use by teachersstatewide
Oklahoma YouthOrchestras
Provide financial aid for students to participate in weekly intensiveorchestral sessions
Opry HeritageFoundation
Support the Granville School of Music, an afterschool music program forlow-income students
Paseo ArtsAssociation
Offer a new visual art program for veterans and their families
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
RACE DanceCollective
Create online dance curriculum to be offered at no cost to PE and danceeducators across the state
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
Science MuseumOklahoma
Support Space Day, two days of on-site activities and video materials
Purchase two portable keyboard as well as IT/AV equipment for rehearsalsand outdoor performances

Make an impact  that lasts. 

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

Oklahoma Contemporary Super Sonic Second Saturday

167 corporate partners hosted workplace campaigns in 2023.

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 2023, 167 corporate partners raised more than $790,000 through campaigns.
For more information or to start planning your campaign, please contact Shannon Lockwood by email at 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 2023 Step Up Gifts at South OKC Chamber

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
UPS Presentation 2023
Red Earth at Newmark Robinson Park
ways to give

Employee Giving Partners