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Board Appoints New President; Executive Director

The Opportunity Scholarship Fund board is pleased to announce the election of Bartlesville resident, Charlie Daniels, as the new President of the OSF.  Daniels, a former Bartlesville School Board member and retired Senior Counsel for ConocoPhillips, has been a staunch advocate for providing education opportunities to all Oklahoma students and is a founding board member of the OSF. The board also announced the appointment of Tulsa businessman, Rob Sellers, as the organization’s Executive Director.  Sellers replaces the founding Executive Director,…

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  • February 17, 2016

See 2015 Annual Report

The OSF Annual Report is posted at the FAQ page under "Other Resources". It has been slightly abbreviated for website access. Total donations (since November 2014) to OSF have been $1.58 million as of December 31, 2015. OSF has issued 200 scholarships with a value or $453,000. Our 47 schools have almost $i million available for scholarships in 2016.

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  • February 8, 2016

OSF Over $1 Million

Total donations (since November 2014) to OSF have exceeded $1,000,000 as of December 15; with over $800,000 received in 2015 alone. The big lift was provided by two corporate donations in December totaling $300,000. Once our final totals are reported January 10, we will issue final numbers and an Annual Report.

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  • December 28, 2015

OSF At $700,000

Total donations to OSF have exceeded $700,000 as of December 1. This is the $324,000 in an abbreviated 2014; and another $376,000 for the first 11 months of 2015. As you all know, much of our giving is at year-end during December. We shall see what December and Santa may bring!

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  • December 10, 2015

Oklahoma Christian Schools (Edmond) Are 47th School Joining OSF

The Oklahoma Christian School (Edmond) is the 47th member of the Opportunity Scholarship Fund. Oklahoma Christian School (OCS) is now in its 45th year of Christian education. From its humble beginning as an elementary school with 17 students and 5 teachers, OCS has developed into a flourishing community of approximately 900 students. The school was founded in 1970 as the Christian Center School under the arm of the Christian Conquest Center Church in Oklahoma City. Five years later, it became…

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  • November 23, 2015

Welcome St. John’s Lutheran School (Moore)

St. John's absorbed over 30 students from the school that was destroyed by the Moore tornado. The students were subsidized by a generous grant from the Missouri Synod. That grant will be expiring and the school looks to the power and potential of the Opportunity Scholarship Fund to allow these students to continue at St. John's. From the school website: "Our Christian school began in 1997 with a handful of children ... and a big dream. We didn't have a school building.…

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  • October 7, 2015

Welcome Wright Christian

The Wright Christian Academy (Tulsa) is the most recent addition to the OSF family of schools. The school has an enrollment of over 200 students and is served by 22 faculty members. A third of the faculty have earned advanced degrees. Wright Christian is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International, the Private Christian School Commission – State of Oklahoma and is recognized by the Oklahoma State Department of Education The message from Superintendent Jeffrey Brown is "Wright Christian Academy began its ministry in…

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  • September 23, 2015

Special Care School in Oklahoma City – Newest OSF Member

Special Care School is the 44th school to join the Opportunity Scholarship Fund SGO. Special Care serves children, with and without special needs, through year-round, high-quality early childhood education, specialized care and on-site therapeutic services. Our mission is to nurture all children with and without special needs in safe, inclusive and supportive environments through education, therapeutic intervention and community acceptance. With an average three adults in each of our 12 classrooms (a 4:1 student-teacher ratio) and twelve therapists working with children,…

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  • September 8, 2015

Crossings Christian School Newest Member of OSF

Crossings Christian School joined the OSF last week. This marks the 43rd school to join the Opportunity Scholarship Fund family. The mission of Crossings Christian School is to partner with parents and church to develop students into Christ-centered servant leaders who are academically and spiritually prepared for college and life. The core values of the school state that excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think…

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  • August 24, 2015

Welcome Community Christian School

Community Christian School in Norman is the 42nd school to join the Opportunity Scholarship Fund. CCS independent, private Christian school  for students preschool to 12th grade.  Since 1986, CCS has existed to teach from a biblical worldview and develop well rounded followers of Christ.  As God continues to provide all that is needed to maintain an excellent academic, spiritual and moral education for our children, CCS intends to continue to dedicate itself to the needs of our Christian community.  

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  • August 18, 2015