Our Programs

Programs at a Glance

Since 1985, the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has led a movement to strengthen public education in Oklahoma and shine a spotlight on exceptional students and teachers who are excelling in the classroom. Our work of recognizing and encouraging academic excellence is embodied in each of our five programs.

Academic Awards

Honoring the achievements of outstanding public school students and innovative educators

Oklahoma School Foundations Network

Building grassroots support for local schools through training, networking and resources for public school foundations

Teacher Professional Development Grants

Improving student learning through quality teacher professional development opportunities

Boren Mentoring Initiative

Supporting student success through the growth and development of quality youth mentoring programs