News & Events


Apply today! Over $50,000 in NPSF scholarships available to NHS Class of 2016 graduates.

Click on "Scholarships" on the Foundation menu for complete details.

The Traditions Breakfast was a great success!  

Thank you to our many donors and supporters that attended.   



Importance of community support highlighted at Traditions Breakfast.  (Norfolk Daily News 10/29/2015)

Thank you to the Connie Fund for supporting the students of Jefferson Elementary!

Jefferson Elementary receives grant for one-to-one technology.  (Norfolk Daily News 09/16/2015)

     Please Join Us!

2015 Traditions Breakfast

October 29, 2015     *      7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.      *     Lifelong Learning Center

Click here for an invitation and rsvp card with all the details.

Please mail the completed rsvp card by 10/16 to:  Norfolk Public Schools Foundation, PO Box 139, Norfolk, NE  68702

Congratulations to the 2015 Philanthropy Award winners and Youth Philanthropy Contest winners!  NPSF is a proud member of the Philanthropy Council of Northeast Nebraska.

Adults and Youth Honored for Philanthropy - Norfolk Daily News, February 2, 2015
Philanthropy Award Winners Named - Norfolk Daily News, January 12, 2015

Thank you US Bank Foundation

for supporting NPS teachers and students with your gift to our Classroom Grant Program!

Traditions Breakfast -- October 30, 2014






Math teaching kit

Foundations' efforts make a big difference in students' lives - Norfolk Daily News, 10/28/2014

Traditions Breakfast - October 30, 2014

NPS Traditions Breakfast - Norfolk Daily News, 10/14/2014

Superintendent wants to find 'balance' in schools - Norfolk Daily News, 10/30/2014

NPS Foundation hosting first "Traditions Breakfast" - Norfolk Daily News, 10/29/2014

NPSF is proud to be a part of this exciting renovation of the Johnny Carson Theater. Thanks John W. Carson Foundation for continuing to support the students of NPS and for honoring Johnny's alma mater! That is true Panther Pride!

Johnny Carson Theatre to get upgrades - Norfolk Daily News, 01/09/2014

Norfolk Public Schools receives grant - Norfolk Daily News, 12/23/2013

NPSF is excited to announce a new Dual Credit Scholarship program for the 2013-2014 year. These scholarships funded by the Margaret Robinson Memorial Education Fund, will allow NHS students to apply to receive one of 100 scholarships valued at $100 each. For more information please refer to this 8/14/13 article in the Norfolk Daily News or click on "Dual Credit Scholarships" under the Foundation tab of the NPS website.

Advocate for education remembered through endowment - Norfolk Daily News, 08/14/2013

Congratulations to the many NPS teachers that received this year's Classroom and Special Project Grants. Over $25,000 was awarded for the 2013-2014 school year impacting thousands of students and many classrooms.

Congratulations to all the 2013 award recipients at the Celebrate Giving! event sponsored by the Philanthropy Council of Northeast Nebraska. Also, a huge pat on the back for all the youth contest participants and winners. There were some truly fantastic ideas!  For more details visit

A private donor of NPSF provided funding to sponsor "Science Day" at Woodland Park elementary on 11/9/2012. Students spent an entire day learning all about the wonders of science!

In this photo, students enjoy an assembly about the states of matter. The demonstrator is explaining dry ice.

NPSF is proud to help sponsor, with many other Norfolk community members and NPS staff, the new wind turbine energy program at NHS!

Norfolk Public Schools celebrates new wind turbine - Norfolk Daily News, 11/17/2012

$29,230 in NPSF Scholarships awarded to 2012 NHS Graduates!  Congratulations to all recipients!

2011-2012 School Year Grant Winners Announced

$5798.54 awarded in Classroom Grants
$2500.00 awarded in Digital Conversion Special Project Grants


$8298.54 into NPS Classrooms

Congratulations to all Grant Winners! These outstanding projects will impact learning in the classroom in many ways and we are proud to support your efforts! Best wishes for a successful project!

Special Project Digital Conversion Grant Award

The NPS Foundation partnered with a group of educators, called the Digital Cadre, that are actively engaged in pursuing digital technology training for NPS professionals. One of the key objectives of Norfolk Public Schools is offer 21st Century learning. The Digital Cadre works to advance that goal. One item they need in the district were some podcasting kits. The NPS Foundation awarded $2500 in Special Project Grants for this request! Five podcast kits were purchased and awarded to 5 different NPS buildings.

(Our New Logo Design!)

On May 12, 2011 the Norfolk Public Schools Foundation awarded over $25,000 to 36 deserving NHS Seniors.  We are proud to support these scholarship opportunities for NPS students on behalf of our donors!