LEAF grants climb to $165,494 for the 2018-19 School Year.
The District 742 Local Education & Activities Foundation announced the awarding of $49,333 during its spring Academic and Activities Funds granting cycle. Each year, LEAF awards supplemental funding to academic, activities, arts and athletic programming in District 742 public schools. Teachers, coaches and advisers submit grant applications for special projects twice during the academic year. In addition, LEAF makes ticket sales grants to programs from the Night of the Stars Variety Show each spring (view a complete grant history here). Grants awarded this spring included funds for diverse projects including: