Who We Are

Mission Statement

The mission of the Claremore Public Schools Foundation is “to enrich the quality of education in Claremore Public Schools”. In order to accomplish its mission, the Foundation depends on contributions – your donation directly funds programs that enhance and inspire. You are making a difference in the lives of CPS students!

Goals of the Foundation

  • To encourage academic excellence
  • To facilitate innovative educational activities
  • To promote continued community involvement in the schools

When Claremore’s businesses, alumni and residents come together to advance education, we inspire students and faculty to achieve their best. We hope you will join the movement and invest in CPS students through supporting the Claremore Public Schools Foundation.

About Us

The Claremore Public Schools Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation founded for the purpose of raising and providing support for the teachers and students of Claremore Public Schools.

The Foundation works in partnership with, but financially independent of, the school district.

Monies raised are invested and distributed through a competitive grant process. Since 1988, the Foundation has awarded over $1.7 million in grants-to-teachers, staff scholarships, and special program support to fund innovative classroom initiatives, and advanced training. The Foundation administers the Bluejacket Memorial Scholarship, the Mary Klassen Memorial Scholarship and the RCB Bank Scholarship. Through these scholarship programs, Claremore High School seniors have been awarded $200,000 in scholarships.

We believe children deserve a strong educational foundation and that teachers and staff are valued resources. We support quality programs that directly and positively impact student learning. With continued support, we can achieve our goal of funding the innovative project requests that we receive each year. As a private, non-profit organization, the CPSF depends on the contributions of individuals and corporate donors to fund its programs. Our donors not only impact the children of Claremore but also the entire community by providing a better future for all its citizens.

If you would like more information about the CPSF or are interested in making a donation, please contact Shanna O’Shields, the foundation’s executive director, at foundation@claremore.k12.ok.us. You can also make an online contribution through the donation portal.

Thank you for supporting Claremore Public Schools Foundation!