Since its inception, Tulsa's Future has brought transformative change, record-breaking investment and thousands of jobs to northeast Oklahoma.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tulsa’s Future: Road to Recovery, was a one-year strategic work plan to address the region’s most urgent needs for economic recovery. Road to Recovery supported existing businesses while attracting new employers and transformative projects to the region. In 2021, Tulsa’s Future and its partners:
- Supported the creation of 4,125 jobs.
- Brought $421 million of capital investment to northeast Oklahoma.
- Announced a $400 million investment and up to 2,000 new jobs from EV startup Canoo.
- Added 2,300 electric vehicle technology and advanced manufacturing jobs.
- Supported the creation of 3,301 jobs with an average salary of more than $50,000.
- Engaged 230 interns through Campus Tulsa.
- Provided business, retention and expansion assistance to more than 75 companies in the region.
- Provided externship opportunities to 20 Black Tulsa-area high school students through Tulsa’s NextGEN Talent.
- Hosted 45 site visits from prospective companies.
Tulsa's Future continues to be the gold standard for collaboration, and its long-term results speak for themselves. Since it was created in 2006, Tulsa's Future and its partners have:
- Supported the creation of more than 72,000 jobs.
- Generated more than $4.2 billion in capital investment.
- Collaborated with 201 public and private investors.
- Supported more than $500 million of public and private investment in downtown Tulsa.
- Attracted companies like Macy's, Sofidel, Greenheck Group, Amazon and Canoo to northeast Oklahoma.