• New grant program gives teachers a Rapid Response

    Oftentimes, teachers come up with a great idea to engage students or offer a unique experience to their class, but finding the money to implement the idea can be a problem. Since its inception, the La Crosse Public Education Foundation has offered grants to fund innovative projects. But applications have been limited to once or […]

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  • Photo Gallery: 2020 Grants Award Luncheon

    Read details about the 2020 Grants Award Luncheon at — https://lacrosseeducationfoundation.org/awarded-grants/ The Presenting Sponsor of the luncheon is Festival Foods. Thanks to Diane Gebhart, retired teacher and former member of the LPEF Board of Directors, for photography at the luncheon.    

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  • Leadership Award renamed to honor Richard Swantz, former superintendent and co-founder of LPEF

    The LPEF Board has renamed its annual Leadership Award in honor of Richard Swantz, the longest serving superintendent of schools in La Crosse history and a co-founder of LPEF, who died Oct. 15, 2019 at the age of 84. Initial awards were made Jan. 21 at the annual Grants Award Luncheon. Dick retired as superintendent […]

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  • “Teachers Inspire” will be theme of 2020 Grants Award Luncheon

    Nearly 70 recipients of grants from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation, plus a local business and two individuals, will be honored on Jan. 21, 2020, at the annual LPEF Grants Award Luncheon. The luncheon – presented by Festival Foods – runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Cargill Room at The Waterfront, […]

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  • 2019 Grants Award Luncheon: ‘School is a place where lives can be changed,’ speaker says

    About 70 educators honored at 2019 Grants Award Luncheon About 70 educators who have received grants and awards from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation in the past year were honored Jan. 18, 2019, at LPEF’s annual Grants Award Luncheon. Festival Foods is the presenting sponsor of the Grants Award Luncheon. About 270 people, including […]

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  • Photo Gallery: 2019 Grants Award Luncheon

    Read details about the 2019 Grants Award Luncheon at — https://lacrosseeducationfoundation.org/awarded-grants/ The Presenting Sponsor of the luncheon is Festival Foods. Thanks to Nick Marcou, communications coordinator for the School District of La Crosse, for photography at the luncheon.

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  • $40,300 in Gold Star Grants awarded to support innovation in La Crosse schools

    LPEF awards 24 “Gold Star Grants” in first round for 2018-19 school year West African drums for elementary school music rooms, a yearlong archaeology project to study early Native American cultures of our area, and partnerships to help parents improve relationships with their children are among 24 grants totaling more than $40,000 announced Dec. 4 […]

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  • Adopt-a-School program highlights LPEF Grants Award Luncheon on Jan. 18

    The importance of community involvement in the La Crosse public schools, including the new Adopt-a-School program that matches businesses and other organizations with specific schools, will be the theme of the annual Grants Award Luncheon hosted by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). The event is a celebration of innovation in the School District […]

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  • Photo Gallery: 2018 Grants Award Luncheon

    Read details about the 2018 Grants Award Luncheon at — https://lacrosseeducationfoundation.org/awarded-grants/ The Presenting Sponsor of the luncheon is Festival Foods.  

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  • “Community Schools: Engaging Families, Meeting Needs” was theme for 2018 Grants Award Luncheon

    More than 80 educators honored at 2018 Grants Award Luncheon More than 80 educators who have received grants and awards from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation in the past year were honored Jan. 22, 2018, at LPEF’s annual Grants Award Luncheon. About 270 people, including award winners, District staff and community members attended the […]

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