Companies large and small have made gifts to LPEF that support the continuing student welfare, creative educator spirit, and innovative practices that enrich and encourage our community’s young minds.

Your company, too, can be a part of this invaluable effort!

Become an Education Investor

LPEF is grateful to the following Education Investors for supporting public education through LPEF programs like Random Acts of Kindness, Gold Star Grants, and support for other district priorities helps bring enhanced educational experiences to students throughout the district. 

Presenting Education Investors

Luncheon Presenting Sponsor:

Valedictorian Education Investors

Altra Foundation

Star Education Investors


Salute To Educators Sponsor:

Honor Roll Education Investors

Kendle CPA
First Supply/Gerhards
Potato King
Hydrite Chemical Co.

Education Investor Opportunities:

Annual Commitment

Honor Roll
Printed Newsletter (2xs/yr to 1,800 homes)LogoLogoLogoLogo (x1)
Website RecognitionLogo all pagesLogo – Home & Ed Investor PagesLogo Ed Investors pageLogo Ed Investors page
Event Recognition as Education InvestorsLogo on materials; verbalLogo on materials; verbalLogo on materialsLogo on materials
Social Media and Other Communication2 dedicated thank you posts/year1 dedicated thank you post/yearTagged in group sponsors thank you postTagged in group sponsors thank you post
Other BenefitsPick up to 3:Pick up to 3:Pick up to 2:Pick up to 1:
Grants Luncheon Table (6 Tix)
(Jan TBA, 2025)
Fair market value $180)
Bowtie Classic Foursome (Sept 7, 2024, Fair market value $400)
Named as sponsor of an awarded grant
Contact Nell at to become an Education Investor today!

Become an Event Sponsor

Grants Award Luncheon
January TBA, 2025

The Grants Luncheon is an opportunity to celebrate community generosity and educator creativity in January or February of each year. Sponsorships offset the event expenses and support funding for grant projects throughout the year.

  • $500 Grant sponsor (Logo Recognition in event materials, 4 tickets to Luncheon)
  • $300 Table Sponsor (6 tickets to Luncheon)
2024 Presenting Sponsor:
Festival Foods

Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing & Knowledge Open
Sept 7, 2024

LPEF’s primary fundraiser inviting community members to support public education through sponsorships, raffle prize donations & ticket purchases, and golf team registration.

  • $500 Double Quiz Sponsor $500 (Logo signage at 2 holes, logo recognition in event materials
  • $250 Quiz Sponsor (Logo signage at 1 hole, name recognition in event materials
  • $150 Hole Sponsor (name signage at 1 hole, name recognition in event materials
2024 Presenting Sponsor:
Coulee Region Mechanical Contractors

Become a School Partner

Each year local businesses and organizations provide direct support to schools through volunteering, in-kind donations, and financial support. School Partners live out their organization’s values while meeting student, educator, and school needs.

School Partners support individual schools in one or more of the following ways*:

Financial Contributions**

  • Field trip experiences
  • School-specific Gold Star Grant
  • Other specific equipment or item needs
  • Healthy snacks

In-kind donations or supply drives

  • Food (for in-school snack or school food pantries)
  • School supplies
  • Winter Clothing
  • Staff recognition items (gift cards and tokens of appreciation)


  • Reading Support
  • Mentoring
  • Beautification projects and other volunteering needs

*These examples are the most common types of needs, but partners and schools may discover more individualized areas for partnership
**To receive tax receipt and acknowledgment of financial donations, make gifts payable to LPEF.

To become a School Partner, email and LPEF will work to match your business with a school that matches your preferences.

Create a Custom Sponsorship

We would love to discuss a custom sponsorship to meet your needs and support excellent public education in La Crosse. To set up a meeting, contact Executive Director Nell Saunders-Scott at 608-787-0226 or email: