It was an exciting year for the Oldham County Educational Foundation — with a renewed focus on fundraising efforts, we greatly increased the amount of support we were able to provide to Oldham County Schools.
Our board of directors also dedicated countless hours to updating our strategic plan, including revising our vision and mission.
Our mission is to raise funds to elevate the public education experience for Oldham County Schools students. As a nonprofit, we do this through the support of individuals, businesses, charitable and civic organizations.
Simply put, OCEF exists to elevate the educational experience in Oldham County Schools.
And we tasked ourselves with a goal: increase our revenues to $500,000 a year by 2020.
During 2014-15, our focus remained on five key initiatives: our Pyramid Awards for innovative classroom instruction, the OCS Arts Center, gifted and talented education services, literacy intervention and initiatives, and STEM programs (science, technology, engineering and math). You can read more about several of those initiatives on the next page.
OCEF also sponsored a student showcase for OCS Arts Center performers and hosted our annual Drive a Ford fundraiser — with the largest attendance yet!
Students also had opportunities to participate in the Yew Dell Botanical Gardens sculpture show and Project Graduation thanks to funding from OCEF.
We are excited about the year ahead because we know OCEF can accomplish great things — but only with your help. Please consider volunteering with one of our committees or making a donation today. Help us elevate the educational experience in OCS!
Click here for our annual report!Click here for our annual report!
— Clay Jones, President, OCEF