Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence


February 28, 2018 - Nominations Sought for Outstanding Oklahoma School Foundation Programs

by OFE | 2018-02-28 10:54:36

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence is seeking nominations for its 2017-18 Outstanding Program Awards for Oklahoma School Foundations. 

The foundation annually recognizes innovative programs sponsored or administered by public school foundations. Trophies and monetary awards of $1,000 each will be presented to honorees Oct. 23 at the Fall Forum for Oklahoma School Foundations.

Recognized programs may include but are not limited to: curriculum enhancement, arts integration, student leadership development, student scholarships, mentoring, professional development for teachers, public relations and fundraising. Nominations for recognition may come from anyone in the community knowledgeable about the foundation, including its board members. Only one program per foundation may be nominated for recognition.

Nomination forms and instructions, as well as descriptions of past award recipients, are available online at Nominations must be postmarked on or before April 30 and mailed to the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, 101 Park Ave., Suite 420, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence is a nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing and encouraging academic excellence in Oklahoma’s public schools. Among its many programs, the foundation provides training, resources and networking opportunities to new and established school foundations across the state.

For more information, contact Donna Alexander, director of Local Education Foundation Outreach, at (405) 834-9049 or email