Enriching the Experiences of Students in the Omaha Public Schools

 

The Woolf Pack Fund

Did you know that ONE IN FIVE CHILDREN in Nebraska and western Iowa under the age of 18 IS AT RISK FOR HUNGER? (Food Bank of the Heartland) The Woolf Pack Fund, named for its founder, has made its mission to provide supplemental food to the youth in need in our...

Benson Bunny Den

The Bunny Den was created to alleviate family stress by offering Benson students a safe and confidential place to receive items necessary to meet their basic needs.  We hope by fulfilling these needs students will be able to focus more on being successful in the...

Rose Hill Elementary School PTO Giving Campaign

Our Rose Hill Elementary School PTO exists to support our school, teachers and students. Our fundraising looks different this year in the wake of a pandemic, but our desire to support our school remains the same. Please consider giving a monetary donation to our...

Support E-learning Accessibility

Sarah White is a special education teacher at Beveridge Middle School. She would like to provide tools for success for the 7th grade students in special education. With the struggles that come with online learning as well as their needs in special education, Sarah...

Bruce Dale Memorial Fund

Stewart Bruce Dale, 71, died peacefully in his sleep on July 27, 2020. He was born October 12, 1948 in Omaha, NE. He graduated from Benson High School in 1967 and attended Kearney State College. Bruce served in the Marine Corps Reserves and was deployed to Vietnam in...

Building Communities Donor Story

Creating Bonds-How Donors Make an Impact in the District   Imagine 200 of your neighbors coming home one day only to find they no longer have a place to call “home,” not knowing where they will go, not having any of their belongings – only left with uncertainty....

Be a Burke Softball Booster

Coach Sturgeon has helped grow the Burke High School Softball program in the last 3 years. In 2018 the team went to the state tournament for the first time in 13 years. When he first arrived the team was using old soccer jerseys and there were no team helmets and some...

Malala Visits OPSF

On one of the hottest days of 2019, a most amazing event took place at the Omaha Public Schools Foundation. Malala Yousafzai came to visit! Toba Cohen-Dunning, the Executive Director, was contacted by Malala Fund to ask if there might be an opportunity for Malala to...

Crestridge PTO Fundraiser

Mrs. Hultman and the Crestridge PTO invites all families to participate in this wonderful event that promotes literacy and a love of reading. Through pledges supporting individual students’ reading efforts, the event also serves as a much-needed fundraiser for our...

A New Social Experience – College Application Parties

There’s no better way to make completing college scholarships fun than grabbing your closest friends, a ton of junk food and a bunch of caffeinated drinks to hold your own college scholarship application party! That’s what Wagner College student and Central High...
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You can help the Omaha Schools Foundation provide learning opportunities for our students and help support our educators. Make a gift to support Omaha Public Schools. Donate today...

 

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ECE Parent Pay

Creating a strong educational foundation for children prior to their elementary school years is important for their success. OPSF provides parent-paid early childhood classrooms in select OPS elementary schools.

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Teacher Programs

OPSF administers a crowdfunding platform for teachers and principals entitled "Invest in Success." Teachers submit proposals for classroom projects and innovative learning programs. Learn more...

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Partnerships

Through Community Partnerships, OPSF creates opportunities beyond the borders of the classroom. With our partners like The Rose Theater, Joslyn Art Museum and Fontenelle Forest, students participate in engaging, learning experiences.

The Woolf Pack Fund

Did you know that ONE IN FIVE CHILDREN in Nebraska and western Iowa under the age of 18 IS AT RISK FOR HUNGER? (Food Bank of the Heartland) The Woolf Pack Fund, named for its founder, has made its mission to provide supplemental food to the youth in need in our...

Show Love to Field Club

Direct Donation Campaign April 26 to May 26, 2021. Money Raised will be used to support student/staff support activities Field Trips Service Learning College Visits NEU t-shirts for students Teacher appreciation Classroom Supplies Can we count on you to "Show Love to...

Bryan Football Fundraiser

Omaha Public Schools Foundation is asking for your help to purchase protective gear and pay the fees for Bryan High School's Spring and Summer Football Camp. A $105 donation will allow a student athlete who is need of financial assistance to participate. A Message...

Lewis & Clark PTO Bucks for Blazers Campaign

HELLO Lewis & Clark Middle School Families, Every fall Lewis & Clark Blazer Club PTO holds our Annual Direct Giving Campaign BUCKS FOR BLAZERS.  We all know that this year is year like no other. This fall the PTO’s primary focus is supporting our teachers and...

2021 North High PTSO Fundraiser

NORTH HIGH SCHOOL NEEDS YOU! What a school year!  Omaha North High Magnet School’s PTSO strives to support all our students and staff – and of course, we are having to reimagine how we can best accomplish this. Here’s a snapshot of the value of North’s PTSO funding:...

2021 Hearts for Harrison Campaign

Show your Heart for Harrison by making a donation to the Harrison Elementary PTA! Our school boasts an active, engaged PTA membership who works together to create fun and educational opportunities for students, teachers, and families to strengthen our school...

Benson Bunny Den

The Bunny Den was created to alleviate family stress by offering Benson students a safe and confidential place to receive items necessary to meet their basic needs.  We hope by fulfilling these needs students will be able to focus more on being successful in the...

Rose Hill Elementary School PTO Giving Campaign

Our Rose Hill Elementary School PTO exists to support our school, teachers and students. Our fundraising looks different this year in the wake of a pandemic, but our desire to support our school remains the same. Please consider giving a monetary donation to our...

Support E-learning Accessibility

Sarah White is a special education teacher at Beveridge Middle School. She would like to provide tools for success for the 7th grade students in special education. With the struggles that come with online learning as well as their needs in special education, Sarah...

McMillan STEM Magnet School’s Direct Giving Campaign

2020-2021 McMillan Matters! McMillan Matters is McMillan’s annual direct giving campaign.  This year’s goal is $3,600. We can reach this goal with YOUR help! McMillan students and staff are the DIRECT beneficiaries of your donations: Prizes for “Students of the Month”...

Crestridge PTO Fundraiser

Mrs. Hultman and the Crestridge PTO invites all families to participate in this wonderful event that promotes literacy and a love of reading. Through pledges supporting individual students’ reading efforts, the event also serves as a much-needed fundraiser for our...

Benson Skills USA Scholarship

About the Scholarship SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and...

Omaha North High Alumni Legacy Scholarship

Pre-requisites: Must be a graduating senior from Omaha North High School Must prove financial need Preference will be given to students who reside in the 68111 zip code Preference will be given to students who are African American, Hispanic American, Native American...

Si Se Puede Omaha Public Schools Scholarship

Purpose  At least 1-$5000 dollar scholarship will be awarded. Selection Criteria GPA 2.5 or higher (unweighted) OPS High School Seniors who do not qualify for other financial aid. (DACA or any other undocumented student) Money can be used for any College, University...

Richard Pesek Building a Future Scholarship

To read details of each scholarship, use the + icon (⊕) to open the text.Purpose: To invest in and support students as they seek to build their future post-graduation from an alternative pathways program.  Vision: This scholarship was created in memory of Richard...

First National Technology Solutions Scholarship

First National Technology Solutions Scholarship Purpose:          To assist young women entering fields related to Information Technology with tuition expenses. Eligible Schools:           Omaha Benson, Omaha Bryan, Omaha North High Schools Eligible Recipient:       ...

Norris Middle School Scholarship Fund

Thank you for considering donating to the Norris Scholarship Fund.  Each year the Norris Scholarship Committee awards two to three $250 scholarships to graduating OPS seniors who attended Norris. Applicants write about what it means to be a Norris Redbird in their...

ZCT Scholarship Fund

Purpose:    To invest and support low-income students in the Omaha metro area seeking post-secondary education. Vision: Every willing student should have access to support in obtaining post-secondary education, no matter the economic or social challenges they face....

Soaring Wings Pathway Scholarship

This scholarship will benefit a graduating OPS senior who spent their K-12 education attending Spring Lake Magnet, Marrs Magnet and Omaha South High School. Purpose: To provide a scholarship for a graduating Senior who has attended Spring Lake, Marrs, and South and is...

Arlene E. Lindquist Scholarship

APPLICATION – Due Date March 8, 2020 Purpose:  $500.00 scholarship is awarded to a student who attended Boyd Elementary School. Payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice. Verification of enrollment should be sent directly to the Omaha Public Schools...

Kevin Vann Scholarship

Kevin Vann grew up under difficult circumstances in Baltimore, Maryland. He became the first member of his family to attend college by earning a basketball scholarship to Towson State University.  He then joined the Army and moved through the ranks at an unprecedented...