Leaf 742

    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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    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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    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.


    through academics, activities, arts and athletics.

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Recent Posts

  • Fire Truck Ride to School

    Each year LEAF auctions a Fire Truck Ride to school for a lucky elementary student!  In 2019, the winning bidders were Mark & Ann Thelen.  Due to the pandemic, the fire truck ride wasn’t able to be completed until today …Read More »
  • LEAF Participates in Earth Day Marathon

    At the Annual Earth Day Half Marathon on Saturday, April 16, members of the LEAF board of directors as well as community members organized through the District 742 Transitional Services Team.Read More »
  • LEAF Announces School Year 2021-22 Grant Awards Totaling $244,567

    Spring 2022:  $51,350 $23,711 – Spring grants to student activities programs in grades K-12. These grants support all fine arts, academic and athletic student activities programs. $6,257 – grants to the district Chinese & Spanish Immersion Programs (Academic Fund) $500 …Read More »
  • Homeless Student Awareness Month

    Homework is Hard; Imagine How Hard it is Without a Home.  Help us lessen the negative impact of homelessness in District 742! April is “Homelessness Student Awareness” month.  Every day, students experiencing homelessness face the daunting task of focusing on …Read More »
  • LEAF receives $4000 donation from Woodcraft Industries

    LEAF recently received a $4,000 gift from Woodcraft Industries to support District 742 academics, activities, arts and athletics.Read More »


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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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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