• Closed (partial funding): Help the Logan High InvenTeam travel to MIT

    Summary: The Logan InvenTeam is raising funds to cover travel expenses to go to MIT in June 2019 to demonstrate their invention – an energy management system for prosthetic limbs. The invention will convert kinetic energy produced during limb use into sustainable energy. Initial funds raised will go toward travel expenses for 13 team members. Additional […]

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  • LPEF grant funds visit by nation’s first elected female Hmong-American judge

    When Kristy Yang arrived in the United States as a refugee at the age of 6, the only English words she knew were: “Pepsi, please.” With the support of public school teachers in Wisconsin, she became fluent in English and her native Hmong language, and has now gone on to become a Milwaukee County Circuit […]

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  • Closed (partial funding): North Woods Read-a-Thon raises $2,219 for Amity interns

    Students at North Woods International School hosted a Read-a-Thon on Friday, March 1st to raise money for the Amity Intern Program. In total, $2,219 was raised — including $790 in online donations through the LPEF Support-a-School website.           About My Project:  Money raised during our Read-a-Thon will be used to provide partial funding in support of […]

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  • LDI student receives $3,149 LPEF grant to study Earthships

    A student at the La Crosse Design Institute was recently awarded a $3,149 “Wish List” grant to support her 8th-grade project on Earthships. Faith Yang has been studying Earthships as part of her work at LDI, which is a project-based learning school where students take responsibility for much of their own learning. Earthships are passive solar […]

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