These grants provide funding for innovative and creative projects that cannot be funded through the available school budget. Grants are awarded each semester to teachers in the Warrick Co. School Corporation. Since the inception of the Education Grants in 1992, the WPEF has awarded over $300,000 in grants to Warrick County teachers. Grants awarded in October and February of each school year. Grant submissions open in September and January of each school year.
Sponsored annually by the Vectren Foundation, funds are provided to secondary school principals to be used in assisting students without the financial resources to pursue the possibility of further educational opportunities. This program provides funding for items such as SAT, ACT or GED test fees and college application fees.
This for-credit Summer Musical Program is the flagship program of the public education foundation. Engaging 100+ students each summer for 21 consecutive summers, this professional quality production provides a creative outlet for the talented students in the tri-state area. Since its inception in 1997, the Summer Musical Program has involved 900+ local students. The Summer Musical Program increases the publics’ awareness of the philanthropic work of the WPEF and provides a family friendly event that entertains and educates 2,500 area residents each summer.
Mission & Vision
The Warrick Public Education Foundation (WPEF) operates as a philanthropic organization to enhance education by supporting imaginative programs and projects. It is a non-profit, broadly based partnership in education established to encourage, promote and assist educational excellence in the Warrick County School Corporation.
Non Discrimination Statement
The Warrick Public Education Foundation, including its programs, is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law.
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Warrick Public Education Foundation
PO Box 473
Newburgh, IN 47629-0473
Tax Exempt Non Profit 501(c)3 Organization