Welcome to the Kathi Ward Foundation for Nursing Practice, Inc. 

As a "Nurse", Kathi was a graduate of the SUNY Nursing Program at Alfred, N.Y. She worked in the field of office nursing and is fondly remembered by patients, physicians and her co-workers.



      Mission Statement

  • The mission of The Kathi Ward Foundation is to support the Professional Practice of Nursing in the greater Olean, New York Community
  • Scholarship Application

  • A total of four $500.00 scholarships are available to be awarded to graduating seniors from Western New York schools: Allegany-Limestone Central School, Archbishop Walsh High School, Cattaraugus/Little Valley Central School, Ellicottville Central School, Franklinville Central School, Hinsdale Central School, Olean High School, Portville Central School, Salamanca Central School or West Valley Central School.
  • There is also a non traditional scholarship available for adults students planning or currently enrolled in a school of nursing. Specific information regarding requirements is attached to the application.

Contact Information:

The Kathi Ward Foundation
1225 West State Street
Olean, New York 14760

Phone: (716) 372-2106

Fax: (716)372-6156


For More Information Contact: gbagazzoli@ogh.org