Author: Oshkosh Community Foundation

Grants from COVID-19 Green Lake Area Relief Fund Help Residents in Need

The COVID-19 Green Lake Area Relief Fund within the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has been supporting local nonprofits focused on hunger relief and emergency assistance funding for residents experiencing economic hardship due to COVID-19. Starting in June, the Relief Fund has been coordinating regular USDA Farmers to Families drive-thru food distributions in partnership with Feeding […]

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 […]