2020-2021 Impact Report

Despite another challenging year, we still made a significant impact thanks to our donors’ support, awarding over $200,000 to the District.

  • Students impacted: 6,000 (100%)
  • Teachers impacted: 428 (100%)
  • Grants to teachers: 24 grants / $44,000
  • Elementary STEM: $8,500
  • Agriculture Education: $45,500
  • Personal Protective Equipment: $66,125
  • Special Projects: $47,500
  • Educator Hall of Fame: 3 inductees: Marilyn Blackburn, Sandy Bliss, Betty Turk (posthumously)

2019-20 Impact Report

This year was an usual year for all of us, but we still made a significant impact thanks to our donors’ support, awarding over $100,000 to the District.

  • Students impacted: 6,000 (100%)
  • Teachers impacted: 428 (100%)
  • Grants to teachers: 26 grants / $26,315.63
  • Elementary STEM: $34,000
  • Special Projects: $44,000
  • Educator Hall of Fame: 3 inductees (to be inducted and celebrated 2021): Marilyn Blackburn, Sandy Bliss, Betty Turk (posthumously)

The Foundation hosted the District’s Teacher of the Year Celebration to honor some of our most-deserving public school teachers and transitioned our much-anticipated State of the Schools Luncheon to a virtual format in August, giving a broader audience the opportunity to hear from Superintendent Chuck McCauley as he gave an update on the State of our Schools in the midst of a pandemic.

For a complete list of the grants awarded during the 2019-2020 school year, click here: Funded Grants

2018-19 Impact Report

This year the Foundation contributed approximately $180,000 to Bartlesville Public Schools

  • Students impacted: 6,000 (100%)
  • Teachers impacted: 428 (100%)
  • Grants to teachers: 29 grants / $46,500
  • Elementary STEM: $100,000
  • Special Projects: $32,355
  • Educator Hall of Fame: 3 inductees (Helen Raible, Earl Sears, Barbara Tunin)

The Foundation hosted two new events this year for the District, a State of the Schools Luncheon which brought the community into the high school to hear an update on our schools from Superintendent Chuck McCauley, and the District’s Teacher of the Year Celebration to honor some of our most-deserving public school teachers.

For a complete list of the grants awarded during the 2018-2019 school year, click here: Funded Grants

2017-18 Impact Report

This year the Foundation gave over $186,000 to Bartlesville Public Schools.

  • Students impacted: 6,000 (100%)
  • Teachers impacted: 428 (100%)
  • Grants to teachers: 25 grants / $39,500
  • Elementary STEM: $115,000
  • Special Projects: $31,500
  • Educator Hall of Fame: 3 inductees (Carol Anne Cone, Diane Dixon, Gerald Thompson)
  • Average spending per student: $32.64

Teacher Appreciation: Foundation board members celebrated National Teacher Appreciation Week the week before Thanksgiving, by hand-delivering drinks from a cart at each school site to every teacher, administrator, and support staff member in the District.  In addition, the Foundation sponsored a billboard thanking the teachers for their dedication.

For a complete list of the grants awarded during the 2017-2018 school year, click here: Funded Grants

2016-17 Impact Report

BPS Foundation 2017 Grant Impact Video

This was our 2017 grant impact video. It debuted last year at our Educators Hall of Fame Breakfast. You'll have to come to our 2018 Breakfast (April 5th at 7am at the Bartlesville Community Center) to see the 2018 video. Tickets are available through our BPSF website. Our amazing volunteer, Michael Wray is producing this video for us and it will feature grants received by MadisonMiddle School, Bartlesville High School, WaysideElementary School, and Jane PhillipsElementary School, and Richard KaneElementary School

Posted by Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation on Friday, February 23, 2018

Original Grant Impact Video: “A Foundation for the Future” (circa 1986)

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Hall of Fame inductees