Celebrate Education Grants

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation recognizes the importance of education in our community. Together with our community partners – Oshkosh Mid-Morning Kiwanis and the Oshkosh Area School District Education Foundation – we are dedicated to helping teachers find the resources they need.

PURPOSE

To foster educational excellence in the Oshkosh area schools, public and parochial, by funding educational opportunities.
Geographic scope: Schools within geographic borders of the Oshkosh Area School District
Range of grantmaking: Grant awards typically range from $500 to $2,000
Grant application deadline: February 5, 2019
Grant decisions: March 18, 2019
Contact: Cheryl Fowler, [email protected] or 920-230-2556

GRANT CRITERIA

  • Project displays measurable impact and outcomes (clearly stated objectives and methods)
  • Project is appropriate and approved for school use
  • Project enriches the educational experience; motivates or inspires students; fills a specific need; demonstrates a sense of community; and is fun for kids
  • Project is reasonable and cost-effective
  • Applicant is a 4K-12 teacher (public and parochial) in the Oshkosh Area School District

GRANT EXCLUSIONS

  • Renovation of facilities
  • Capital equipment (CD players, video cameras, computer hardware, smartboards, etc.), unless they are an integral part of an innovative activity
  • Tuition for academic degree programs or classes
  • Supplanting school budget items
  • Mandated programs and activities
  • Trips and travel expenses
  • Sports programs, unless part of a health and wellness program

GRANT EVALUATION

Grantees are required to complete a final report on the effectiveness of the project.

Final Report Form (PDF file)
Final Report Form (Microsoft Word file)

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY ONLINE | ACCESS SAVED APPLICATION