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

  • 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 »
  • 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 »

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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