Letter to the editor: Stop complaining and
Letter to the editor: Stop complaining and get to workTulsa WorldWe live in a society where it becomes easy to sit behind a keyboard and make comments. Some call it free speech, but there's more to it than that. I've watched this happen regarding a Tulsa World article discussing the George Kaiser Family Foundation's ...
Posted on 7 March 2017 | 10:05 pm
Non-Profit Offers Free Legal Representation,
News On 6Non-Profit Offers Free Legal Representation, Services To North Tulsa MothersNews On 6Still She Rises is already changing lives, one case at a time. Parker said, "They really helped me a lot. I didn't know. I didn't know they were going to help me like that." Still She Rises is funded by the George Kaiser Family Foundation with help ...
Posted on 7 March 2017 | 7:42 pm
Here's Who Just Picked Up Bok Financial Corp
Small Cap Exclusive (press release)Here's Who Just Picked Up Bok Financial Corp Et Al (NASDAQ:BOKF) SharesSmall Cap Exclusive (press release)In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Bok Financial Corp Et Al (NASDAQ:BOKF) reported that George Kaiser Family Foundation has picked up 2,714,286 of common stock as of 2017-03-06. The acquisition ...and more »
Posted on 6 March 2017 | 3:34 am
Early childhood education resources -
Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)Early childhood education resourcesIllinois State University News (press release) (blog)Child Trends, with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the George Kaiser Family Foundation, brought together practitioners, policymakers, business leaders, researchers, and philanthropists to figure out what makes for a successful community-based ...and more »
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 4:58 pm
Photographer Has Dream Job Capturing
News On 6Photographer Has Dream Job Capturing Progress Of Tulsa's Gathering PlaceNews On 6If a picture's worth a thousand words, Shane Bevel's written a masterpiece many times over. With a few trusty lenses, he's captured Tulsa's soon-to-be landmark Gathering Place and the spirit and drive of all those who've made it happen. “I've worked on ...
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 7:57 pm
Solyndra Executives Misled Federal
Taxpayers were left on the hook for about $527 million of the $535 million loan – but George Kaiser, whose investment company’s claim was ahead of the Federal government’s in the bankruptcy process, managed to recover most of their investment from ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:43 am
Why the Solyndra mistake is still important
The company raised more than a billion dollars from investors such as Madrone Capital (a fund associated with the Walton family, the heirs to the Walmart fortune), RockPort Capital, Redpoint Capital, the George Kaiser Family Foundation, and others.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:57 am
Solyndra May Have Lied to Get Loan
The investigation by the Republican-led Congress largely focused on whether Solyndra investor and Democratic donor George Kaiser influenced the department’s decision. Republicans weren’t able to show a link, but lawmakers said Energy Department officia ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:37 am
Angel Taveras, Greenberg Traurig Attorney
Casey Foundation, JB and MK Pritzker Family Foundation, The George Kaiser Family Foundation, The Goldman Family Foundation, and one anonymous donor. The Alliance is currently providing funding and additional supports in over 25 states and to 26 national ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 7:47 am
Holland Hall Recognizes Successful Alumni
Ken Levit is the executive director of the George Kaiser Foundation. Prior to his role as executive director, Levit served as president of the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, Special Counsel to George Tenet, director of the Central Intelligence Agency ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:51 am