The Inasmuch Foundation was established in 1982 by Edith Kinney Gaylord (1916-2001). The Foundation is dedicated to upholding the values and interests of its founder. Inasmuch provides financial contributions to projects focusing on education, health and human services, arts, historic preservation and environmental concerns in the state of Oklahoma. The Foundation takes its name from the Gospel of Saint Matthew, "Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these, my brethren, ye have done it unto me." CEO and President Bob Ross has led the Inasmuch Foundation and the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation since 2003.