Foundation / Corporation
Oconomowoc Public Education Foundation (OPEF)
Grants to Oconomowoc, Wisconsin schools for innovative and creative educational projects that positively impact student learning. Funding is intended to cover projects, resources, and equipment that are not covered by the school budget. Eligible projects are those that enrich or supplement teaching efforts and learning activities that directly benefit students.
Key criteria in selection process:
- Impact a significant percentage of students within a curricular area/department or program
- More than “brick and mortar” or equipment – must expand/enhance teaching and learning
- Creative programming, curriculum-based, innovative, fosters leadership, learners and belonging
- Long-term potential to impact student learning Grant proposals are strengthened if other groups (i.e. Individual school PTO, parents, businesses, civic or community organizations, etc.) are involved as resources for the project.
The OPEF Board of Directors will evaluate all Grant proposals on a competitive basis using the following criteria:
1. A project demonstrates the potential of benefiting students in the school in which it will be conducted and/or the Oconomowoc Area School District as a whole. Follows the OASD Strategic Plan and mission of empowering a community through building learners and leaders.
2. The proposed project is clearly presented with realistic and educationally sound objectives.
3. The procedures to be followed are clearly described. The methods, necessary materials, resource personnel, tentative schedule and completion date are specified.
4. An evaluation plan suitable to the nature of the project is defined.
5. The budget request is reasonable and sufficiently detailed. NOTE: All items recorded under Budget Expenditures for the project that are not educationally related generally will not be considered for granting monies for the project.
6. The proposed project has unique, creative, or innovative components as opposed to repeating or duplicating programs already in progress. NOTE: The Oconomowoc Public Education Foundation Board of Directors will limit the funding of all grants to a maximum of two (2) consecutive terms for strong 2 development and implementation. After the seed has been planted, the project must find alternative funding or be considered for acceptance into the curriculum activities for the Oconomowoc School District and/or school(s) involved in the project.
GrantWatch ID#: 140748
Funding is for projects to be implemented for the 2018-2019 school year.
A second year of funding cannot be assumed. If the applicant desires a project to be considered for a second year, the applicant must reapply for funding for that year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The completed Grant Application with appropriate signatures will be returned to OPEF, c/o OASD Administrative Offices – Attn Julie Miller.
For any grant-related questions contact Angela Cowles at firstname.lastname@example.org
USA: Wisconsin: Schools in the Oconomowoc Public School District
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