2018-2019 GRANTS AWARDED
OCONOMOWOC PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION AWARDS 2017-2018 GRANTS
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’s Sensory Tools
Storytelling & STEAM: Engaging Our Girls
Park Lawn Elementary
Silver Lake Intermediate
Merge VR Goggles
Oconomowoc High School
Augmented Reality Sandbox
VR 4 All
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 www.opef.info