Author: Oshkosh Community Foundation

New Parents Receive A Helping Hand

Healthy Families Waushara Becoming a new parent can be an overwhelming and emotional experience. For families living in poverty or facing other hardships, the responsibilities of caring for a newborn can seem almost impossible. To help alleviate stress and provide support to new parents, Health Families Waushara (HFW) was started in late 2019. The program, […]

Oshkosh Foundation awards $231,650 in Scholarships to High School Graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 181 scholarships totaling $231,650 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual virtual school ceremonies in May. A grand total of $387,420, was awarded to over 300 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($47,570), Neenah Joint […]

Foundation Awards Omro Students $47,570 in Scholarships

The Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $47,570 in scholarships to 33 Omro High School graduates. Students received scholarships on May 20 during a virtual ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. Brynne Boeck: $1,000 – […]

Winneconne Students Receive $32,250 in Scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $32,250 in scholarships to 34 Winneconne High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 27 during a virtual ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. Breana Johnson: $250 – Big Bucks Bass, […]

Foundation Awards Ripon Students $24,500 in Scholarships

The Ripon Education Foundation has awarded a total of $24,500 in scholarships to 15 Omro High School graduates. Students received scholarships on May 13 during a virtual ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. Abby Cody: $1,000 – Ripon Education Foundation […]

Impact Report 2020

Our newest Impact Report is finished! Click here to view it. This report featured stories include: Honoring Retiring Community Leaders New Parents Receive A Helping Hand A Kind Heart, A Kind Gift If you’d like to receive a print copy and be put on our mailing list for future reports, please call our office at […]

COVID-19 Green Lake Area Relief Fund

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has established a relief fund to help nonprofit organizations in the Green Lake area impacted by the coronavirus. Initial funding for the COVID-19 Green Lake Area Relief Fund was generously donated by The McConnell Family Foundation.  “The effects of COVID-19 are widespread.  Our family of businesses has been greatly affected,” […]