Leaf 742
  • MAKE A DONATION
    MAKE A DIFFERENCE

    With your help LEAF makes a difference for the students in District 742! Since 1996, LEAF has granted over $1.5 million to support programs in District 742!

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  • MAJOR
    SPONSORS

    LEAF is fortunate to have the support of many
    St. Cloud area businesses and organizations who provide generous support for LEAF programs and events.

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  • FUN & ENGAGING
    EVENTS

    Throughout the year, LEAF celebrates students and raises money to support educational programming with a variety of events.

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The District 742 Local Education & Activities Foundation (LEAF) was founded in 1993 as a fully independent, non-profit organization for the purpose of promoting and enhancing school-based, extra-curricular activities and educational opportunities in District 742 Public Schools. LEAF’s endowment fund provides supplemental funding for academics, activities, arts and athletics in our St. Cloud Area School District 742 public schools.

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    through academics, activities, arts and athletics.

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Recent Posts

  • District 742 “Welcome Back Staff”

    Along with a large number of area businesses and organizations, LEAF had a table at the District 742 Welcome Back Staff event at Tech High School this morning.  LEAF offered prizes for staff who stopped by and filled out a …Read More »
  • St. Cloud Morning Optimist Club Supports Teachers

    The St. Cloud Morning Optimist Club said “thanks” to District 742 teachers by paying for a team of teachers to play in both the Apollo Golf Scramble on August 5th, and the Tech Golf Scramble on August 12th.  These golf …Read More »
  • PAKRAT Bus June Report

    As part of our United Way grant in support of the summertime PAKRAT bus program, we report the number of children that are impacted by our efforts.  Sara Martini has compiled our June numbers to be submitted to the United …Read More »
  • LEAF Announces MUSIC MATTERS Fund

    The District 742 Local Education & Activities Foundation announces that it has recently received a gift of $78,390 to set up a “Music Matters” fund within the LEAF with the Central MN Community Foundation. The fund will provide 5% annual …Read More »
  • PAKRAT’s Book Bus is Ready to Roll!

    PAKRAT’s  “Roll and Read” book bus begins its 2022 summer schedule on June 13th. We’re bringing the PAKRAT Roll and Read Book Bus to a site near you this summer, and it’s completely free to check out books! What:  The …Read More »

OUR PURPOSE

LEAF is a citizens’ organization whose purpose is to secure and channel private funds to support and enhance the educational process.

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GRANTS

LEAF has established a proven track record of raising funds and getting them to the students who really need them.

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Photo Contest

LEAF is sponsoring an ongoing photo contest to highlight the positive things happening each day in our District 742 schools.

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