ROISD Education Foundation
The Red Oak ISD Education Foundation believes that there is no greater investment than that of education. As the philanthropic partner to the school district, the Foundation provides ROISD students with exceptional programs that will enhance the quality of education and present them with opportunities they may not otherwise experience.
By partnering with the Foundation, you will have the opportunity to make your presence felt in the learning experiences of our students and enrich the lives of a future generation.
How does the Foundation help ROISD?
Because of the support from our generous donors, the ROISD Education Foundation has been able to provide over $1.4 million to Red Oak ISD.
grant amount ROISD Education Foundation Grants: $1,094,809.46 Dual-credit Scholarships: $92,149.05 District Initiatives: $44,057.43 Teacher of the Month awards - Heart of a Teacher: $35,480.00 Mini-Grants for Teachers: $11,350.00 Special Fund Request: $58,000.00 Outside Grants: $240,270.00 Operational Expenses: $38,099.72 TOTAL Funds to ROISD: $1,614,215.66
None of these grand achievements would be possible without the generous support of our donors. We appreciate each and every contribution, from corporate project funding and our phenomenal employee partner program to friendships with local business owners and gifts from parents. Together, we are better!
How does the Foundation raise funds?
- Partnership Challenge Golf Tournament
- Designer Handbag Bingo Fundraiser - Handbags for Hawks
- ROISD Employee Partner Program
- Campus coin drive competition Jar Wars
- General donations
How can I help?
In addition to donating financially or in-kind, there are many volunteer opportunities.
- Board of Directors (by application)
- Event Committees
- Friends of the Foundation Volunteers
2023 Grant Application
Ready to submit an application for a grant? You can find more information and fill it out here!
“If you would like a copy of the application package, click here. This is for information only – no paper applications will be accepted. You must use the online platform to submit your application.”
Upcoming Calendar of Events
Keep up with upcoming events of the ROISD Education Foundation.
- Sep. 21 - North Texas Giving Day 2023
- Oct. 9 - Foundation Annual “Partnership Challenge” Golf Tournament
- Oct. 11 - Grant Deadline
Register your team here! You can also pay now or just reserve and pay later. Don’t forget to go ahead and reserve your Partner Packs as well! As soon as you register, we will add your logo to the website as well as a valued Sponsor!
If you emailed Karen or Paige, they will enter your information, and you will receive an email so you can update your team closer to the event. Thanks again – we appreciate you all!
Handbags for Hawks is an annual event that began 5 years ago to benefit the Red Oak ISD Education Foundation. The Red Oak ISD Education Foundation believes that there is no greater investment than that of education. As the philanthropic partner to the school district, the Foundation provides ROISD students with exceptional programs that will enhance the quality of education and present them with opportunities they may not otherwise experience. By supporting Handbags for Hawks, you will have the opportunity to make your presence felt in the learning experiences of our students and enrich the lives of a future generation.
Thank you for your consideration!
Red Oak Education Foundation Partners (ROISD Employees ONLY)
Become a Red Oak ISD Staff Partner today! Get a maroon Monogrammed Partner Polo to wear on Special Partner Jean Days every month for a minimum of a $5.00 monthly payroll deduction donation!
Education Foundation loves our Partners! Every Wednesday of the month (with the exception of the first, which is reserved for Colors For Caring dress-up days), we host a Partner Day that allows our partners to show their support and wear their Foundation Apparel! We love seeing it across the district!
Thanks for supporting the Red Oak Education Foundation & making a difference in the lives of our Red Oak ISD Students & Staff!
It’s the Red Oak ISD Education Foundation’s 20th year! To celebrate, we gave away $20,000 in two special, one-time grants! One grant went to an elementary campus, and the other was awarded to a secondary campus. Congratulations to our winners, and great job on thinking BIG!
Board of Directors Application
The Red Oak ISD Education Foundation Board of Directors is looking for qualified applicants! Director positions are open to citizens and/or business owners that want to contribute to Red Oak ISD by serving with the Red Oak Education Foundation and bringing awareness as well as resources to their purpose and mission. If you are interested in applying for future openings, please fill out the online form:
Red Oak ISD Education Foundation
P.O. Box 9000
Red Oak, TX 75154
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Office located at:
205 West Ovilla Rd
Glenn Heights, TX 75154
(office faces Ovilla Rd – former Shields building)
Executive Director of Education Foundation