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OCONOMOWOC, WI., May 24, 2018 -- OPEF was pleased to award $27,465.00 in grants to the Oconomowoc Area School District at their April 2018 board meeting. There were six educational grants awarded and one from the Jennifer Bukosky Fund, established for drug and alcohol abuse prevention education in memory of the former OHS associate principal.

The grants awarded were:

Summit Elementary

Summit’s Sensory Tools

Storytelling & STEAM: Engaging Our Girls

Park Lawn Elementary

Innovation Station

Silver Lake Intermediate

Merge VR Goggles

Oconomowoc High School

Augmented Reality Sandbox

VR 4 All


District Wide

Building Bridges for Safe Passage

OPEF is proud to have already contributed over $100,000 to their endowment fund to ensure the long-term sustainability of the OPEF grant process.  In addition to the endowment, OPEF hosts an annual ball fundraiser, to be held November 2, 2018 at the Golden Mast in Okauchee.

The Oconomowoc Public Education Foundation was created to offer education-minded citizens a way to support the Oconomowoc area public schools with private, tax-deductible contributions.  Through various collaborative projects, OPEF seeks to encourage leadership, foster excellence, and nurture community in the Oconomowoc public schools. For more information, visit


OPEF 2018 Grant Recipients
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