The Toledo Public Schools Foundation is an independent Section 501(c)(3) charity, dedicated to supporting Toledo Public Schools since 1987.  Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by applicable law.

Our mission is to promote quality public education and student success at TPS through supplemental funding for programs, academic initiatives and scholarships.

Key Initiatives: The Foundation works hard to raise funds to support innovative programming throughout the district.

Scholarships: Our scholarship application process is open to all TPS High School graduates entering college or a career tech apprentice program.

Teacher Creative Impact Grants: Grants in the amount of $500-$2,500 available through application for teachers. Designed to enable teachers to bring innovative and exciting ideas, techniques and resources into the classroom.

Strategic Initiatives

  • Workforce development for the future of our community and beyond.
  • STEMM – Science Technology Engineering Math & Medical
  • Early Childhood Education to set the groundwork for success

Molly Long, Executive Director
[email protected]


1609 N. Summit St.

Toledo, OH 43604


Daniel Brown-Martinez, Waite High School, ’99
Battalion Chief, Toledo Fire Department

Kevin Dalton
President, Toledo Federation of Teachers

Dr. Romules Durant, Waite High School, ’94
CEO/Superintendent TPS

Ex Officio Member

Theresa Gabriel, Scott High School, ‘55

Dennis Hopson, Bowsher High School, ‘83
Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Lourdes University

Geoff Hunter
President, Palmer Conservation Consulting

Matt Mishler
Account Executive, The Baz Group

Emily Morrison, Start High School, ‘98
Attorney, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Adam Motycka, Esq.
Attorney, University of Toledo

Marcio Sandri
President, Composites at Owens Corning

Christine Sweeney 
Executive Director, Art Tatum Zone

Christine Varwig, Bowsher High School, ‘86
Member, TPS Board of Education

Robert D. Clark, Waite High School

Interim Board Treasurer

Emilio Ramirez, Waite High School ’91


Lisa Tremp Urrutia, Bowsher 1983

Senior Client Executive
Oswald Companies