Corporate Partners

Business support is vital to the success of Allied Arts and our fundraising efforts, comprising more than half of the total raised each year.

Our generous corporate donors believe in the importance of a strong local arts community, and their contributions make a lasting impact on the cultural landscape of central Oklahoma.

2017 Corporate Donors

Visionary $100,000+

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Sustainer $50,000 – $74,999



Benefactor $25,000 – $49,999

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Sponsor $15,000 – $24,999

Bank of Oklahoma
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Dobson Family Foundation
Dolese Bros. Co.
The Fred Jones Family Foundation
Mercy Health Center
Oklahoma Natural Gas, A Division of ONE Gas
St. Anthony Hospital
Tall Oak Midstream LLC

Patron $10,000 – $14,999

The Cresap Family Foundation
The Kerr Foundation, Inc.
Love’s Travel Stops
Presbyterian Health Foundation
SONIC, America’s Drive-In

Partner $5,000 – $9,999

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Charles & Cassandra Bowen Charitable Foundation
Clements Foods Company
The Cresap Family Foundation
Cummings Oil
Enable Midstream Partners
EnCap Flatrock Midstream
Energy FC
Griffin Communications
Hudiburg Auto Group
ITC Holdings
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Mathis Brothers Furniture
Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic
Pelco Products
Republic Bank & Trust
Smith & Pickel Construction
Topographic, Inc.

Employee Giving Campaigns

Allied Arts employee giving campaigns offer the opportunity for companies and staff to make a difference in our community by donating to Allied Arts conveniently through their workplace. Companies that host employee giving campaigns provide a fun and convenient way for employees to show their support for the arts, while strengthening staff camaraderie. In addition, campaigns can easily be customized to fit your workplace’s culture and goals.

Employee giving campaigns are vital to the success of Allied Arts’ member agencies and the greater arts community. For more information or to start planning your employee giving campaign, please contact Laura Ketchum by email at or by phone at (405) 278-8944.

If you commit to an employee giving campaign before January 2018, your company will be a Headliner and will receive an array of benefits. Contact Laura Ketchum for details.

2017 Top Employee Giving Campaigns
Heart of the City – employees of the City of Oklahoma City
Devon Energy
American Fidelity Assurance
OGE Energy Corp.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Tapstone Energy
Continental Resources
Ackerman McQueen
SONIC, America’s Drive-In

In-Kind Donors

Donations of goods and services, including things like advertising, printing, catering, and media design and production, enable Allied Arts to lower administrative costs and allocate more dollars directly to the arts.

Thank you to our top in-kind donors in 2015:


Cox Communications


The Oklahoman


Brothers & Company
David J. Chernicky Trust
Griffin Communications
Slice Magazine


Central Liquor Co. (Bradley Naifeh)
Mr. Hilary Edwards
Factor 110
Mr. & Mrs. Charles S. Givens
The Journal Record
Mr. Steve Mason
Natalie Shirley & Russ Harrison


Hidden Dragon Yoga
Hit Design
Kendra Scott
Love’s Travel Stops
Ms. Suzanne Mears
Naifeh Fine Jewelry
Mr. & Mrs. Bradley Z. Naifeh
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
OKC Friday
Oklahoma City Thunder
Prairie Wolf Vodka
Republic National Distributing Company
SONIC, America’s Drive-In
Sterling Wine and Spirits
Marnie & Clayton Taylor
Traction Marketing Group


Coop Ale Works
David & Aimee Harlow
The Honeybaked Ham Co.
Lou C. Kerr/The Kerr Foundation, Inc.
Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Dodgers
Oklahoma Gazette
Onyx Theatres
R. Meyers
SYSCO Food Service of Oklahoma
Vanessie and Dr. Ron Bulard, DDS
Vinyard Fruit & Vegetable Co.

Event Sponsorships

Another way for companies to support Allied Arts is through event sponsorship.

Allied Arts hosts more than 15 events per year to raise funds and awareness for the arts, and sponsoring these events is a great way for your company to publically show its support. In return, you will receive event recognition, tickets and other accompanying benefits. For information about event sponsorships, email Meredith Gresham or (405) 278-8944.