Make a difference in the education of young people — today and in the future — by supporting the La Crosse Public Education Foundation

At the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF), we can only fulfill our mission through the generosity of those who believe in possibilities — the possibilities of a strong education, creative opportunity, and the potential of our children. Our organization depends on volunteers and donors to help make these possibilities a reality. Find more information in this section on how you can make a difference.

Who gives to LPEF? — Read about other donors and learn about the sources of funding for LPEF.

Why give to LPEF? Support a School. Raise a Community. Learn about the impact LPEF has on La Crosse public schools and the quality of life in our community.

Ways to give now — Explore options for gifts of cash, credit and other ways to support our daily and annual needs.

Ways to give later — Include LPEF in your estate planning and leave a legacy to La Crosse schools and your community.

Thanking our donors

We are grateful for the philanthropic support provided by our community of educators, parents, friends, businesses and other nonprofit organizations.  Every gift to LPEF is promptly acknowledged via letter or electronic communication.  We do not typically publish lists of donors, but provide specific recognition to our corporate partners and to those who sponsor events, such as our annual Bowtie Classic Golf Outing or Grants Award Luncheon. Other donations may be recognized — for instance, if the gift is designated for a specific purpose, or is made as a tribute or memorial to another person. For more information, please contact Executive Director Nell Saunders-Scott at 608-787-0226 or email: