MFA Oil Foundation Gives More than $219,000 to Community Organizations
September 15, 2022
The MFA Oil Foundation announces it awarded $219,943 in grants to 132 nonprofit organizations during its 2022 fiscal year, which ended on Aug. 31, 2022. The grants were distributed to 108 communities throughout a seven-state region where MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned energy-supply cooperative, operates.
“Our vision is to empower local organizations working to make a difference in the communities where MFA Oil operates,” says James Greer, chairman of the MFA Oil Foundation. “We are proud to provide these non-profit groups with resources to address their needs.”
The MFA Oil Foundation provides cash grants to local entities seeking to improve lives. The foundation’s goal is to assist rural communities through donations to organizations dedicated to education, youth, human services or civic endeavors.
This year’s grants include more than $96,000 for education (schools), nearly $52,000 for human services (food banks, senior centers, etc.), over $45,000 for civic endeavors (fire and police departments, libraries, etc.) and more than $26,000 for youth (playgrounds, youth sports, etc.). For a full list of the 132 grants awarded by the foundation in 2022, visit mfaoil.com/foundation-2022.
Since its founding in 1998, the MFA Oil Foundation has awarded more than $3.3 million in grants. Organizations interested in applying for future grants can find program guidelines and eligibility requirements at mfaoil.com/foundation.
About MFA Oil Company
MFA Oil Company, formed in 1929, is a farmer-owned cooperative with more than 40,000 members. MFA Oil is the ninth-largest propane retailer in the United States. The company supplies fuels, lubricants and propane to customers in Missouri, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Tennessee. Through a subsidiary, MFA Oil operates Break Time convenience stores in Missouri and a Big O Tires franchise in Missouri and Arkansas.