$75,000 to Place of Hope

Supporting young victims of abuse, neglect, abandonment and exploitation.

Learn more here.

Meet Our Junior Changemakers!

Kids, teens and young adults are making a difference. Throughout the year we recognize Junior Changemakers and give each a grant.

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Kids: Become a Champion of Change!

Host a book drive in your community by collecting used books and donating them to children in need.

We’ll show you how >

Check Out Changemaker!

The new issue of CLF’s Changemaker Magazine is here. Get an inside look at how our community giving, events, partners and beneficiaries are making a difference. Click here for the electronic version.

The Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF) supports innovative and effective ways of helping people help themselves and others around them to achieve healthy, satisfying and enriched lives. The Foundation supports organizations working in four main areas: education, children’s advocacy, medical research & issues, and the arts.


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2017 Spring Essay Contest

Enter to win our 2017 Spring Essay Contest! The winning essay receives a $1,000 donation to their school library as well as their own personal Kindle!


CLF is honored to have awarded $136,896 in grants to the St. Barnabas Child Life Program.  Read about the impact made on some of the most vulnerable children.


Click to view video highlights from our 10th Annual CLF Charity Golf Classic that raised over $730,000 for the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide.