OSFN News and Events

News and Events

Oklahoma School Foundations Network is excited to announce the return of our virtual Fall Forum for 2021. We are pleased to present a series of FREE Wednesday noon webinars during the month of October. Registration is open now and available to all school foundation leaders and volunteers. Please note that registration for each webinar is required and must be completed separately. Registered attendees will receive a link to attend the webinar via email.

Wednesday October 6, Noon

Using Flipcause for School Foundation Donor Management

Expand your school foundation capacity by investing in a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system. Flipcause offers small nonprofit organizations professional website design, secure payment processing, customer relationship management database and engagement tools to help you grow your school foundation fundraising. Hear from Flipcause customer service managers and from Clinton Public School Foundation Executive Director Erin Adams on how Flipcause is helping school foundations grow.

Wednesday October 13, Noon

Opportunity Tax Credit Law Basics for School Foundations

The Opportunity Tax Credit Scholarship program was expanded by the Oklahoma Legislature in the 2021 legislative session. The new law takes effect November 1, 2021 and allows public schools and public school foundations to make state tax credits available to their donors. Join us to learn more about the basics of this law and what foundations need to know and do to be ready to take advantage of this new donor opportunity.

Wednesday October 20, Noon

Planned Giving 101, Partnering with Your Community Foundation

Learn the basics of starting a planned giving program for your school foundation. Jennifer Meckling, director of the Charitable Organization Endowment Program at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation will join OSFN Director Katy Leffel to discuss the ways your local community foundation can partner with your school foundation to increase your impact. From endowment and scholarship management to matching fund opportunities, community foundations can help support and manage planned gifts to increase the capacity of your school foundation.

Wednesday October 27, Noon

Outstanding Program Award Winners

Hear from the 2021 Outstanding Program Award winning foundations about their successful school foundation programs and the impact those programs are having on their districts. This interactive webinar will give participants the opportunity to hear about these outstanding programs and ask foundation leadership members questions about their development and implementation.

Trojans Read the Way Bookmobile, Jenks Public Schools Foundation
Get Books, Not Twix! Book Vending Machine, Grove Education Foundation for Excellence
Community and Schools Together Initiative, Putnam City Schools Foundation