Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Master Gardener Foundation of Tulsa, Inc.

Tulsa County Master Gardeners is a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)3 corporation

The principal purpose of the Foundation shall be to organize, maintain, promote, support, encourage and assist with finances that enrich the Master Gardener programs in Tulsa County and its surrounding communities and to promote and educate the public on the benefits of sound and beneficial horticultural practices.

The Master Gardener Foundation of Tulsa, formed in 1992, is a 501(c) non-profit Corporation and financially supports the volunteer committees within the Master Gardener organization and the Tulsa County Cooperative Extension service.

Funding for these volunteer activities comes from MG membership in the foundation, private donations and fund raising projects or campaigns on behalf of the Master Gardeners. Current funding raising projects include and annual plant sale and an annual garden tour. The Foundation Board must approve any new fund raising projects or campaigns. Monies are distributed to the various committees in the organization based on need and do require budgeting on an annual basis.

The Board of Directors are elected on a rotating basis and serve for three years. Eleven is the maximum number on the Board; three new Board members are elected at the annual meeting in November while the three that have served for three years, retire.

Mission Statement of Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES)

The mission of OCES is to disseminate unbiased research-based information to the people of Oklahoma and encourage its adoption. Extension Educators provide that information to clientele in the areas of agriculture, family and consumer sciences, 4-H youth development and community and rural development.


Oklahoma State University, in compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, American Disabilities Act of 1990, and other federal laws and regualtions, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national orgin, gender, age, religion, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or proceudres. This includes but not limited to admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services. References within this publication to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement by Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

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