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OPEF was pleased to award $15, 673.00 in grants to the Oconomowoc Area School District for the 2020-2021 school year. There were four 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:


Nature Hill Intermediate

Inspiring Engineers for the Future

Park Lawn Elementary

Felting Bookmarks​

Greenland Elementary

School Communication Boards

Meadow View Elementary

Wildcat Gallery

Oconomowoc High School, NHI and SLI

Building Bridges that Empower Students

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 each year.  

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


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