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Friends of the Foundation


To create lasting change in OKCPS, it takes all of us. Friends of the Foundation provides hope and opportunity for every child in our district for as little as $10 a month.

Your monthly contribution offers reliable revenue so we can plan for the future and keep our programs operating consistently and predictably. Through generous donor support, Friends of the Foundation sets Oklahoma City public school students and teachers up for success.

Click here to view a flyer about the impact and benefits associated with each donor level!

To join, fill out this donor form with a recurring donation and mark your reason for giving as “Friends of the Foundation.”

A Special Thank You to Friends of the Foundation

Associate Level

Thomas Cassidy

Mary Mélon

Nathan Shirley

Companion Level

Newt Brown

Ellen Pogemiller

Catherine O'Connor

Christine Berney

Brent Hensley

Jason & Tami Constable

Colleague Level

Sandy Pantlik

Michelle Elia

Jane Anderson

J.D. Baker

Anthony Williams

David Kimmel

Megan Muir

Kendra Loper

Craig Carpenter

Deborah Risinger

Tax Classification

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools is a private, non-profit corporation under IRS tax code 501(c)(3) with the mission of creating community ownership in the success of every child. The Foundation abides by national standards for school foundations and stays current with laws governing nonprofits. We are a permanent organization that is governed by a local board of directors. All fundraising and investment activities of The Foundation are limited to benefiting the Oklahoma City Public School District. The Foundation receives gifts of cash, securities, bequests and beneficiary designations under revocable trusts, deferred gifts (such as bequests), life insurance, and life income agreements and charitable remainder trusts. Other gifts or donated properties may be subject to review prior to acceptance.