Established in 2000 to benefit the students of Lamar CISD, this 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is governed by a volunteer board of directors that includes local business, industry, and community leaders. The Lamar Educational Awards Foundation (L.E.A.F) will provide funds beyond the normal operating budget for educational programs and activities for students and staff.


Employee Giving 2022

To give now, please click HERE
Where to find my Lamar CISD Employee #, please click HERE




2022-2023 LEAF Events 

FINAL  Men Cook invitation

2022-2023 Grant & Scholarship Application Dates

  • Teacher / School Grants - Applications open September 1, 2022 & close November 18, 2022. Grants will be awarded February 17, 2023.

  • Principal Grants - Applications open February 14, 2023 & close March 21, 2023.

  • Teacher Summer Travel Grants - Applications open February 24. 2023 & close March 31, 2023.

  • LEAF Scholarships - Applications open February 15, 2023 & closes April 21, 2023.


2022-2023 Grant Reference Materials – Please note that these documents are for reference and drafting purposes only. You must submit your draft to your principal for review/approval; however, you must use the appropriate link below to submit the application for review/grading. 

Grant Reference Materials:

2022-2023 Grant Application Links – Ready to Apply? Click on the appropriate link below to do so!

  • 2023 Principal Grant Link
    • Applications open February 14, 2023
  • Travel Grant Link
    • 2023 Summer Applications open February 24, 2023

Become a Friend of the Foundation

Interested in becoming a Friend of the Foundation? Click HERE to enroll in the Employee Partner Program!

LEAF in Action Photos - #LEAFinAction

We need your help telling our story. Please share your “Grant in Action” photos HERE  for a chance to be featured on our social media accounts and grant review reports! Don’t forget to add the hashtag #LEAFinAction when posting.