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To make a contribution to LAEF in memory of Cary Brody, please click here –

To make a contribution to LAEF in memory of Dr. Robert Briggerman, please click here –

To make a contribution to LAEF in memory of Eric Bowman, please click here –

To make a contribution to LAEF’s Amy Davidson Memorial Scholarship, please click here –


To make a one-time contribution to LAEF by credit card, click on the “Donate” button below.

Would you like to mail in a check? Please send it to: LAEF, PO Box 1210, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Suggested Monthly Contributions to LAEF

Are you willing to support LAEF at a level higher than $50 per month? Consider joining the Los Al Leadership Circle – our major donor group!
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Thank you for supporting LAEF and the students of Los Alamitos USD!

Non-Profit/Federal Tax ID #95-3756247 – LAEF is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.

Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


Your LAEF donation pays for:

  • Over 300 academic and enrichment opportunities after school and during the summer, including FREE after-school global language classes for 2nd graders.
  • STEAM project prep classes, STEAM fairs on school campuses and the district-wide STEAM Showcase
  • $52,500 to middle schools and LAHS to support STEAM programs
  • $135,000 to support the salaries for Elementary School Media Center/STEAM teachers over the past 3 years!
  • $50,000 over the past two years to support the salaries of Los Alamitos Unified’s mental health counselors
  • $10,000 to fund the 6th Grade Summits for Social-Emotional Learning for students and training for middle school teachers
  • Free SAT Prep classes for 11th grade students
  • Scholarships for STEAM project supplies & funds to support STEAM student groups, such as the LAHS Robotics Team
  • LAEF sponsors the annual Griffriends event, which provide team games and luncheons for K-12 children with special needs and high school athletes.
  • LAEF partners with Project SEEK at McGaugh Elementary and Friends of Rossmoor at Rossmoor Elementary to provide additional instruction to all students during the school day. (Art Lab at McGaugh and STEM Lab at Rossmoor)
  • Support of the Arts – LAEF donated $2,000 to the LAHS Orchestra in the Spring of 2018 to help fund their participation in the 2018 Los Angeles International Music Festival at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. LAEF also donated $10,000 to the LAHS Marching Band in the Spring of 2017 to support their appearance in the 2018 New Year’s Day Parade in London, England!
  • Safety items that protect every student in the district, including the 15 camera surveillance system at LAHS
  • Program scholarships for students of families in need – over $25,000 awarded in program scholarships every year!
  • $110,000 invested in District facilities this school year with $438,000 contributed over the last 5 years
  • Professional growth and development funding for the people in charge of your child’s education
  • Your contribution supports students in the entire school district and will help LAEF continue to enhance educational excellence. With your support, LAEF helps the district achieve desired and specific goals that would otherwise not be possible!


    Please considered supporting LAEF by:

    • Leaving LAEF a gift in your will
    • Designating LAEF as a beneficiary in part or all of a life insurance policy or IRA
    • Giving a gift to LAEF from a donor-advised fund
    • Giving LAEF the gift of appreciated stock
    • Please call our office at 562.799.4700 Ext. 80424 with any questions on donating in these ways.