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The Foundation for Excellence​



What is the Foundation for Excellence?

The mission of the Foundation is to raise, receive, manage, and distribute donations from private sources for the enrichment of the educational programs of the Owensboro Public Schools

The Foundation is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt private corporation recognized as the official fund-raising agency by the Owensboro Board of Education.

Owensboro Independent Schools Foundation For Excellence Facebook page.


Please consider making your tax-deductible donation today.

Simply create an account at MyPaymentsPlus and select the donation option.

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If you have questions about the Foundation for donations, please email us at

Board of Directors

  • Dr. Matthew Constant
    OPS Superintendent, Ex-officio Member
  • Mr. Dave Kirk
  • Mr. Andy Johnson
  • Mr. Michael A. Johnson
    OPS School Board Representative, , Ex-officio Member
  • Dr. Mike Johnson
  • Mrs. Anne Baker Leazenby
  • Dr. Tom Maddox, Jr.
  • Mr. Michael Moore
  • Mr. Dion Moorman
  • Ms. Forrest Roberts
  • Ms. Elizabeth Griffith
  • Mrs. Char Rhoads
  • Mrs. Janet Suwanski
    Executive Director, Ex-Officio Member
  • Mr. David Tandy
  • Mrs. Minga Trogdlen
  • Dr. Chris Gaddis

Past Grants