We are thrilled to announce and celebrate our two outstanding Partner in Philanthropy Award winners for 2023! Congratulations, Dr. Barbara Herzog and Donald Hansen! Dr. Barbara Herzog: Barb has not only served as a guiding light in our community but has also been a dedicated champion of public education and the well-being of our youth. […]
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On March 13, 2023, nearly 200 people joined in celebration of our local educators, volunteers and administrators at the annual Celebrate Education event. Held at the Oshkosh Convention Center, the event awarded more than $65,000 in grants to exceptional educators for innovative programs and projects in the classroom, on the field, and after school. Awards […]
To illustrate the power of education and the incredible impact one teacher can have, Dr. Peter Muehrer established the Oshkosh North High School Class of 1978 Gladys Veidemanis Scholarship Fund and invited his fellow 1978 Oshkosh North classmates to join him in helping the fund grow.
This school year, the fourth-grade curriculum within the Oshkosh Area School District featured a new unit called Full STEAM Ahead. STEAM is an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
Each month during the school year, a large truck from the Community Clothes Closet in Menasha is filled with clothing, bedding, winter wear, and personal care items for its visit to the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh. Students referred by OASD school social workers shop at the Traveling Closet, and everything is free of charge.
High school students now have access to a Fab Lab, a state-of-the-art digital fabrication laboratory space, that had its grand opening on October 19 at Oshkosh North High School. The new space is aimed at better preparing students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
$5 million in additional funding has been released to regional nonprofits for emergency relief from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation, supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, the J.J. Keller Foundation, Inc., and other community partners. Leaders from the U.S. Venture Open and the Basic Needs Giving Partnership are responding to growing need among charitable […]
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 […]
With the continued strain on school budgets, additional funding is essential to continue to provide the type of excellence in education that the Oshkosh community has grown to expect. Through their Education Foundation, the Oshkosh Area School District (OASD) is committed to growing their endowment fund and providing a permanent source of support for the […]
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 […]