From "The Oxford Foundation" to the "Oxford Area Foundation"
The Oxford Foundation was founded in 1947 by Marian S. and John H. Ware, III. In 2004, The Oxford Foundation was divided into four separate Ware Family Foundations. It was then that John H. Ware, IV created the Oxford Area Foundation or "OAF". John Ware, IV was a very active member in the small community of Oxford, PA. He loved the town and saw its potential. Mr. Ware was President of the Foundation until 2012. At that time, John's daughter, Nancy Ware Sapp, was elected President and has embraced her father's dream of improving this small community of Oxford, PA for all who live and visit here.