The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence annually presents one or more Outstanding Program Awards to recognize innovative programs sponsored or administered by school foundations in Oklahoma. Trophies and monetary awards of $1,000 each are presented to the winners.
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 knowledgeable about the foundation, including its board members. Only one program per foundation may be nominated for recognition. Winning foundations must wait one full year before they are eligible to nominate another program.
Program nominations for 2021 are available now. Nominations must be completed and submitted by midnight, September 15, 2021. The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Outstanding Program Awards Selection Committee will review nominations and make selections. Winners will be notified no later than October 4 and publicized by November.