Welcome to the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools, where we work to promote educational excellence for every child by raising, managing, and distributing private investment to benefit the students of Springfield Public Schools. With our community partners, we help bridge the gap between what schools need and what they can afford.

Visit and support the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools through your purchases.  When you make a purchase simply remember to designate the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools as your charity.


Donor Spotlight: 

Central Bank of the Ozarks 

Thanks to our generous sponsors, including multi-year partner Central Bank of the Ozarks, this year on Monday, April 15, we’ll mark the 25th Annual Teacher Appreciation Banquet to honor our dedicated SPS teachers and educators, hosted by the Foundation for SPS! Thank you Central Bank for your support of this wonderful event to celebrate our educators and your support of the Foundation for SPS!

Tell us about your business. 

Central Bank of the Ozarks has been serving southwest Missouri since 1956 and offers a host of community based banking and financial services in Springfield, Nixa, Ozark, Highlandville, Marshfield, Strafford, Fair Grove, Pleasant Hope, Republic and Battlefield.  We exist to build long-term relationships by consistently offering friendly, convenient service and sound financial advice.

Tell us why you support the Foundation for Springfield Pubic Schools. 

At Central Bank of the Ozarks, we are only as successful as the communities we serve. If our schools and community are doing well, only then, can we grow and prosper as a bank.

Have you ever delivered grants with the Foundation or gone on a grant visit?  If yes, briefly describe your experience.

We have been involved with the grant program for many years, and always enjoy visiting with the teachers and students we are helping.

Why do you think it is important for the community to support the Foundation?

For any community to flourish, you need a strong school system.  The Foundation for Springfield Public Schools plays such a vital role in our community.  And while we all share in the benefits of an educated workforce, we must also share in the responsibility of helping our schools thrive.

Thank you Central Bank of the Ozarks for your support!