Tag: Education

Youth Mentoring Efforts Get Boost with Grant Funds

Posted on Jun 12, 2019 by

Every child deserves a champion. Efforts to provide area youth with adult mentors will get a “shot in the arm” as a result of a new round of Basic Needs Giving Partnership grants. The grants, which were recently awarded by the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, will fund collaborative projects in Winnebago, Green Lake and Waushara […]

Fostering Creativity with Arts Integration

GOAL Expand educational opportunities, foster creativity and enhance academic experiences for youth in our communities. CHALLENGE Finding new ways to incorporate the arts into education has become increasingly difficult due to decreased funding for the arts in school as well as new teachers leaving the profession. SUCCESS ArtsCore Partnership A new and innovative partnership between […]

Paving Pathways for Economic Stability

GOAL Develop pathways for individuals to secure economic stability and opportunity. CHALLENGE With unemployment at less than 3% in Waushara County, businesses are struggling to find qualified workers for job openings. At the same time, 41% of working households in the county do not earn enough to pay for basic necessities. SUCCESS Fox Valley Technical […]

Join Us in Celebration!

The community is invited to our annual Celebrate Education event honoring local teachers, principals, coaches and volunteers for their continuous hard work and dedication to our community’s students. The event will take place on March 18, 2019 at the Oshkosh Convention Center starting at 4:30 p.m. with the presentation beginning at 5:00 p.m. During the […]

Foundation awards $182,200 in scholarships to high school graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 146 scholarships totaling $182,200 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May and June. A grand total of $323,370 was awarded to 325 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($62,170), Neenah Joint […]

Foundation awards Omro students $62,170 in scholarships

The Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $62,170 in scholarships to 39 Omro High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 23 during a ceremony at the high school. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities and community involvement: Camryn Annoye […]

Foundation awards Ripon students $13,000 in scholarships

The Ripon Education Foundation has awarded a total of $13,000 in scholarships to 12 Ripon High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 16 during a ceremony at the high school. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities and community involvement: Ryan Cody $500                            Ripon Education […]

Winneconne Area Community Foundation awards $22,000 in scholarships

Winneconne Area Community Foundation awards $22,000 in scholarships Twenty-five students were awarded a total of $22,000 in scholarships from the Winneconne Area Community Foundation during a ceremony on May 16. Scholarship recipients are chosen by volunteer members of the Foundation’s scholarship committee, as well as members of a high school scholarship committee. The award criteria […]