Support McLain

We are devastated by the tragic and senseless loss of life of one of our Tulsa Public Schools students from McLain High School and by the violence and harm experienced by others and witnessed and felt by so many after the Homecoming Game. This impacts all of us in Tulsa, and we mourn with the families personally impacted by this.
We know that it is in difficult times that we must stand up and support each other. We are committed to supporting McLain and encourage all Tulsans to do the same.
The Ed Darby Foundation has generously committed $50,000 in funding to support McLain High School as it recovers from last week’s tragic shooting. The Foundation donated $25,000 to cover immediate expenses and is reaching out to the community for an additional matching gift of $25,000.

Donate to support the McLain Community

Mail a check with McLain in the memo line:
Foundation for Tulsa Public Schools
3027 South New Haven Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74114

Call to discuss your gift with a member of the Foundation team:
(918) 746-6600

Make an instant, secure online donation directly to the McLain fund:

Mythic Press Mclain tSHIRT

Mythic Press has designed a shirt to support McLain 


Help show your support for the student, teachers, staff, and families of McLain High School. Proceeds from your purchase benefit the McLain through a fund held at the Foundation for Tulsa Schools. This fund will support funeral and medical expenses of students and their families directly impacted by a recent tragedy, and provide opportunities for the school to continue to support and serve McLain students and families long term.

Shirts are currently in PRE-SALE and will ship in mid-November.

You can also purchase a shirt for a McLain student.

2022 Sponsorship opportunities

Our children are our community’s most critical resource. At the Foundation for Tulsa Schools (FTS), we invite you to partner with us to strengthen Tulsa Public Schools (TPS). TPS is an economic engine for Tulsa. With over 33,000 students, TPS is the largest education provider in the region, producing graduates that go on to be employed by many of Oklahoma’s leading companies. At FTS, we believe that our students have unbelievable potential and that if we invest in them in ways to help them unleash their potential, we can help put them on a path to long-term success. Our hard-working teachers, support staff, and school leaders are doing the best they can in the face of dwindling state support, budgetary challenges, and increased mandated social services. But they cannot do it alone. They need your support to provide a positive impact on our children and Tulsa’s future.

The business and philanthropic community has a tremendous stake in the future of public education in Tulsa. Investing in Tulsa Public Schools has the potential to yield tremendous returns. A well-educated and competitive workforce in Tulsa will provide existing companies with access to talent, help recruit new companies, and make Tulsa a more attractive community to work and raise a family. We hope you will consider renewing your support or becoming a supporter of the Foundation for Tulsa Schools. Together we can help create a brighter tomorrow for our students and our community.