The Ohio Art Education Foundation

The Ohio Art Education Foundation was initiated by the Fellows of the Ohio Art Education Association and is designed after the National Art Education Foundation. The Foundation was created in 2001 to serve as the charitable auxiliary to the Ohio Art Education Association.  The intent of the Ohio Art Education Foundation is to serve at the grant/scholarship issuing arm of the OAEA. The Teacher Incentive GrantTeacher Enrichment Grant and scholarships will be issued from funds generated from the interest on the principal investments of the foundation. The OAEF was developed by OAEA Fellows, Dr. Dennis Cannon, Dr. Nancy MacGregor and Norm Schnepf 

The foundation’s primary purposes are:

  • To promote and advance the teaching of art in elementary through secondary levels schools in the state of Ohio 
  • To support and assist teachers of art in the state of Ohio by awarding grants
  • To foster and reward careers in art education through the awarding of scholarships to higher education students engaged in art education programs

 Donations are welcome at any time and are tax deductible. Ways to help build the foundation can include bequests, appreciated securities, mutual funds, charitable gift annuities, and life insurance policies. For more information on the foundation or giving procedures please contact Dr. Dennis Cannon, Foundation President.