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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11th Annual CLF Golf Classic

The 11th Annual CLF Golf Classic was a day to remember.  The event raised $375,000 for Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Jersey. Thank you to our golfers and sponsors!

$25,000 Grant to Angel Flight Northeast

The donation will help support technology upgrades for Angel Flight NE – that provides free air transportation for patients to access life-saving medical care.

$250,000 Grant to FoodBank

Making sure children receive nourishment they need, CLF supports The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties’ Backpack Program with a multiyear grant providing weekend meals for needy children.

Congratulations Essay Contest Winners!

Thank you to all who participated in this year’s Winter Essay Contest!

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12th Annual CLF Golf Classic

Join us Monday, June 29, 2015 at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, NJ for our Charity Golf Classic to benefit Count Basie Theatre.

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Spring Essay Contest

Enter our contest for a chance to win $1,000 for your school library and a Kindle for you! The deadline to enter is April 17!

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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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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.