Organizations who wish to apply for a grant from The Sharna and Irvin Frank Foundation should follow the application process below. We fund only IRS Section 501(c)(3) organizations.

Application Deadlines
  • Currently, The Trustees of The Sharna and Irvin Frank Foundation meet in June and November of each year to consider grant applications.
  • The deadline for submission of grant applications is April 1st for the June meeting and September 1st for the November meeting. We should receive the application in our office no later than the stated deadlines (not postmark date).
  • Organizations who submit grant applications will be notified of the decision of the board within 3 weeks of the board meeting.
  • No late applications will be accepted.
Application Requirements
  • Cover letter (limited to one page) which should include contact information (name and title, physical address and mailing address (if different), telephone number, fax number, email address and organization's website)
  • Grant proposal that includes a brief history of organization, description of need/program and dollar amount requested. Proposal should also include number served and any relevant measurable outcomes, if any (this should be no more than 2 pages total)
  • List of current board of directors (limited to one page)
  • Current program budget (limited to one page)
  • Complete 12 month financial statements ending within one year of application date. These must include a Statement of Financial Position (or Balance Sheet) and the related Statement of Activities (Income Statement). Also, include most recent audited financial statements if applicable. If your organization is related to a separate legal entity which financially supports your organization, please include in your application along with the amount of annual support. Also, include complete 12 month financial statements for the support organization.
  • Most recently filed IRS Form 990 (copy of which is signed)
  • 501(c)(3) IRS determination letter
Mail completed grant applications to:
May Sheehan
The Sharna and Irvin Frank Foundation
3125-B South Yale Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-8007