ROISD Education Foundation
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: $1,019,538.69 Dual-credit scholarships: : $83,817.20 District Initiatives: $39,057.43 Teacher of the month awards - Heart of a Teacher : $27,980.00 Mini-Grants for Teachers: $11,350.00 Special Fund Request $58,000.00 Outside Grants $240,270.00 TOTAL Funds to ROISD: $1,480,013.32
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
Upcoming Calendar of Events
Keep up with upcoming events of the ROISD Education Foundation.
- Sept. 22 - North Texas Giving Day
- Oct. 10 - Partnership Challenge Golf Tournament
- Oct. 13 - Grant Deadline
- Nov. 10 - 20th Birthday Party Celebration
- Nov. 16 - Prize Parade
The Red Oak ISD Education Foundation PARTNERSHIP CHALLENGE GOLF TOURNAMENT will take place on Oct. 10th at Thorntree Golf Club. You are invited to join us for a day of golf. We have several levels available and will be more than happy to discuss any sponsorship level. You are welcome to go ahead and hold your spot by registering online or emailing Karen Anderson. Click here to view an information sheet with tournament details as well as sponsorships (page 2).
2022 Grant Application
The Board of Directors has decided to move the annual program to the Fall. With the busy schedule for the Spring, including the Hawk Hunt taking place on January 11th, it was decided that moving the grant program to the Fall would be beneficial for all involved. Here is the planned schedule:
Grant Application Deadline – Oct. 13, 2022
Grant Review – week of Oct. 24, 2022
Prize Parade – Nov. 16, 2022
We want to update you as many of you begin working on grant ideas this time of year. The application process is now open!
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