We are Scholars
We are Future Leaders
Learning • Good News • For Life
Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation (CLEF) empowers urban Lutheran schools in Chicago to deliver innovative, quality education in a Christian environment.
CLEF students are civic-minded, culturally conscious, and compassionate leaders.
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CLEF is Funding the Future of Lutheran Education
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.