Funding Priorities

The Hille Foundation prioritizes funding in the areas of human services, education, health, and community improvement. Giving is focused in the greater Tulsa region with some inclusion of state-wide efforts in Oklahoma. Grant applications are accepted on an invitation-only basis.

Human Services

We support programs that address a wide range of social issues impacting people in the Tulsa community.


We regularly fund public education, early childhood education, schools for special needs students and supplemental educational programs.


We support organizations that provide greater access to affordable healthcare. Special consideration is given to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for their continued work in the area of Type I Diabetes.

Community Improvement

We support organizations and projects that have the capacity to benefit the larger Tulsa community through economic development, innovation and outreach.

We fund programs, operating expenses and capital campaigns for 501(c)3 organizations in the Tulsa areas.

We do not fund endowments, individuals or international charities.

Our Giving Process

The Hille Foundation accepts grants by invitation only.  If invited to apply, organizations will be contacted by Hille Foundation with instructions.