Christian Heritage Academy (Del City) Newest OSF Member

Christian Heritage Academy (Josh Bullard) joined the OSF this week.  Founded in 1972, Christian Heritage Academy is a private, non-denominational Christian school and is fully accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and recognized by the state of Oklahoma. Christian Heritage Academy offers PreK-12 grade and assistance to home school families.  Their purpose is to assist the home and church in building a solid foundation in the life of each student- a life characterized by a personal salvation…

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  • August 28, 2014

Happy Hands Education Center Joins OSF

Happy Hands Education Center (Jan Pride and Darla Otto) of Broken Arrow  joined the Fund this week. This Center is both nationally unique - and nationally recognized - for its expertise and dedication to educating hearing impaired children ages 0-6. It is the only school of its kind in Oklahoma and surrounding states. Happy Hands is a center for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing and children who have other communication disorders. Their purpose is to empower these…

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  • August 25, 2014

Brittoni Bobek Joins OSF staff

Brittoni Bobek joined the Opportunity Scholarship Fund staff in August 2014. She will be managing all office support functions for the Fund and be the primary Oklahoma City contact for the OSF. Brittoni is a 2014 graduate of the University of Oklahoma where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology: Criminal Justice. While at OU she earned the prestigious Big Woman on Campus award (2014) and was the recipient of six separate scholarships of distinction. Brittoni  interned at the Oklahoma Council for Public Affairs,  and…

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  • August 19, 2014

May 2014 Legislation Offers OSF Improvements

The enabling legislation was amended in May 2014. Two important elements were added. Three Year Donations: One was the 75% tax credit for Year One of a three-year commitment. But that benefit will not be effective until January 1, 2015.  Until then there is no additional benefit beyond the 50% tax credits. Pass Through Business Entities: The other was the treatment of subchapter S corporations and other “pass through business entities” as businesses entitled to the maximum $200,000 contribution. But that benefit will…

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  • August 15, 2014