561 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
LAEF has established itself as a leader in meeting the higher education needs of Hispanic and Latino students across the entire state of Colorado.
Providing access to higher education for all Hispanics and Latinos in Colorado. LAEF helps Colorado students and their families navigate the college going process.
Advancing the educational, leadership, and economic status of all Hispanics and Latinos to improve the greater community.
During its rich 67 year history, LAEF has awarded over 6,000 scholarships totaling over $6,000,000. The Hispanic community is the fastest growing underrepresented community in the nation. As the need for a more educated workforce continues to grow LAEF is expanding access, for Hispanic and Latino youth, to attend institutions of higher education. The LAEF goal is to provide suffi cient funding to our scholarship recipients to mitigate fi nancial barriers during their quest for a college education. Offer on-going support, both fi nancial and otherwise, to our recipients throughout their college experience. Create awareness about educational opportunities for Hispanic and Latino students.
Events and Opportunities
March 11, 2017
Exdo Event Center, 1399 35th St, Denver, CO 80205
Join LAEF at the Exdo Event Center for its annual black-tie Gala. Guests enjoy dinner, dancing and live entertainment. The joy of the evening is highlighted with stories from LAEF scholars and alumni. You can get into the spirit of the evening by participating in the live and silent auction. Sponsorships and tickets are available. For more information please call 303-446-0541 or visit www.LAEF.org/Gala
CHICAN PRIDE RIDE
This event encourages motorcycle riders, and drivers alike, to put the best poker hand together as they collect playing cards and tour some of the best pubs in greater Denver. Come join the fun! www.LAEF.org/PrideRide
July 10, 2017
Valley Country Club Tee Up for Education is LAEF’s annual Golf Tournament! Enjoy a beautiful day on the course to support the scholarship and mentoring program. Should you feel lucky, the evening before is our signature Calcutta Reception! Teams are live auctioned off to the highest bidder and friendly competition is had by all. The next day enjoy the greens for a good cause, all event proceeds go to support the scholarship program and services. www.LAEF.org/Golf
¡SALUD! A TOAST TO SUCCESS
Hosted by the LAEF Young Professionals Board (YPB) ¡Salud! is an evening of food, music and dancing. For more information getting involved with the YPB and their events, visit www.LAEF.org/YPB.
LAEF’s success over the years has been made possible by the hard work and support of our community. If you would like to volunteer your time or talents to LAEF there are many exciting and impactful ways to get involved. Every volunteer matters. Please contact us at info@LAEF.org to fi nd out how you can make a difference.
LAEF accepts a variety of tax-deductible gifts. You may visit www.LAEF.org to give online, send checks by mail, or give non-cash donations of stock or other personal property or planned gifts. LAEF’s Legacy Giving Society honors and recognizes individuals who have included a planned gift to LAEF in their estate plan. Visit www.LAEF.org for further details and recognition opportunities
Board of Directors
Steven A. Shapiro
Young Professionals Board
YPB Vice President