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


2017-18 Application Deadlines

For grants to be awarded mid-December – deadline is 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.

For grants to be awarded mid-April – deadline is 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018.

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 the Technology Services 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 through Inter-Office mail or other means.

EXAMPLE: Successful Grant Request

EXAMPLE: Successful Grant Request

For more information, including links to lists of recent grants, visit our Awarded Grants page.

Shoah Study Grants

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