The La Crosse Public Education Foundation offers a number of grants to support innovation and proven practices, as well as specific grants for staff development and music education.

LPEF favors grant projects that:

  • Demonstrate educational innovation
  • Promote original, creative ideas
  • Focus on content enrichment and skills development
  • Are not supported through normal school budgets
  • Have measurable indicators of success
  • Address one or more district academic standards
  • Show collaboration within the district or community


2016-17 Application Deadlines

For grants to be awarded mid-December – deadline is 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016.

For grants to be awarded mid-April – deadline is 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.

Submission Instructions:

1)  Read the Grant Instructions (PDF).

2)  Complete the Grant Application documents:

3)  Print the Cover Sheet and have the application signed by your curriculum supervisor, building principal, and DoIT Director (if technology is involved in the proposal).

4)  Submit documents via e-mail (.pdf preferred) and send a signed hard copy of the Cover Sheet.

EXAMPLE: Successful Grant Request

EXAMPLE: Successful Grant Request

For a complete list of recent grants, visit our Awarded Grants page.

Shoah Study Grants

See separate information and download application forms for the Freedland Holocaust/Shoah Fund.