Sylvania, Ohio January 13, 2017–Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund (NOSF) announced today that The LaValley Foundation has extended its match of any new or increased gift to NOSF until March 31, 2017. The LaValley Foundation is challenging the community to make an investment to the Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund with a generous gift that will make an impact in the life of a child.
For the 2016-2017 school year, over 600 students are attending one of 61 different private schools or are being homeschooled with a need-based scholarship from NOSF. NOSF is the only privately funded scholarship program for kindergarten through the 8th grade in Northwest Ohio.
NOSF Executive Director Ann Riddle says of the match, “We are thrilled that The LaValley Foundation has extended this opportunity for the community to support the Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund! This support will mean that more parents will have the choice to choose the best education possible for their child.”
The Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund awards scholarships worth up to $1,500 per student. Students must reside in one of 19 Northwest Ohio Counties including Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood or Wyandot and meet the annual income guidelines to qualify.
To learn more about the Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund or to make a gift go to http://nosf.org/donate-now or contact the NOSF office at (419) 720-7048.