ST. CLOUD - The District 742 Local Education and Activities Foundation (LEAF) is awarding $24,667 during it's fall activity funds granting cycle.

Every year, LEAF awards supplemental money to academic, activities, arts and athletic programs.

Teachers, coaches and advisers submit grant applications for special projects twice during the academic year. Grants awarded this fall include money for diverse projects, including:

  1. $1,500 Apollo Girls Soccer Uniforms
  2. $3,200 Tech Girls Basketball Uniforms
  3. $1,300 Tech Boys Uniforms
  4. $1,400 Tech Boys & Girls Track Equipment
  5. $1,000 South Jr. High VEX Robotics Starter Kits
  6. $2,000 South Jr. High Boys & Girls Basketball Uniforms
  7. $550 Talahi Elementary Video Artist Residency
  8. $1,785 Disadvantaged Student Activities Support
  9. $550  North Jr. High “Draw for Art” Program Supplies
  10.  $675 North Jr. High Art Club Supplies
  11. $750  North Jr. High Eagles Act Club
  12. $1,000 Tech 9th Grade Boys Basketball Jerseys
  13. $1,230 Tech Boys/Girls Golf Mats
  14. $1,200 Tech NASA Student Scholarships
  15. $500  Apollo Wellness Center
  16. $320  Apollo Wrestling Camcorders
  17. $2,087  District-wide First Robotics Program
  18. $300 Tech Orchestra Young People’s Concert
  19. $320   Apollo Creative Magazine
  20. $2,000  Tech Health Occupations (HOSA) Conferences/Competitions
  21. $1,000 Tech Girls Softball Jerseys

Since 1996, LEAF has been able to contribute $1,185,607 to projects in District 742.