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Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation (CLEF) empowers urban Lutheran schools in Chicago to deliver innovative, quality education in a Christian environment.

 

Educated for Tomorrow

CLEF students are civic-minded, culturally conscious, and compassionate leaders.

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CLEF is Creating Pathways to Excellence for Schools

Serving Students Pre-K through High School

CLEF supports 22 Christian schools in diverse neighborhoods across Chicagoland. Although each school is unique, they share a commitment to empowering students to succeed in college, careers, and beyond.

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Our Saviour Lutheran School
Saint Luke Academy
St. Paul Lutheran School on Dorchester
Edison Park Lutheran Preschool
St. Paul Early Education Center on Canfield
Grace Christian Academy
Bethesda International Academy
St. John's Lutheran School
Walther Christian Academy
Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center
St. Paul Lutheran School on Menard

Your Donation Makes CLEF's Mission Possible!

Not only were our schools open safely during the pandemic, 10 schools (and counting!) GREW to serve even more students! Thank you donors!