Claude Moore Awards LEF $114K Grant
Thank you to the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation for awarding the LEF $114,000 to fund three of our programs that help support teachers. The grant funding will support teacher grants, teacher scholarships, and the REACH Virginia teacher mentoring program. Learn more in this Loudoun Now article.
AWS Donates $25K To Backpack Coalition
Thank you to AWS for their $25,000 donation to our Backpack Coalition program, which helps food-insecure families in LCPS. This donation is equivalent to 6,250 meals and will help us provide for more families, especially as they navigate the pandemic. Read more about the donation and the program in this Loudoun Now article.
Pictured, Linda Warren and Lori Moore with the Backpack Coalition prepare meals for LCPS families.
How To Thank
A Teacher

As part of GiveChoose 2021, the LEF is raising funds for teacher grants and teacher support. The 24-hour fundraising event is March 16.

Help us say thanks to our educators, and donate at GiveChoose.org/LEF.
Northrup Grumman Signs On As Fair Title Sponsor
Thank you, Northrop Grumman, for coming in as the Title Sponsor of the Regional Science and Engineering Fair! This year's fair will be held virtually March 18-25. Sponsorships are still available; visit the fair site to learn more.
LEF Welcomes New Board Member
Loudoun County tech entrepreneur Amin Bhat is the newest member of the LEF Board of Trustees. Amin is the co-founder of iQuasar, a Loudoun-based information technology and business process consulting services company. Amin is passionate about the role STEM education will continue to play in the years ahead in advancing communities, starting with its youngest residents. He's a great addition to the foundation board.
Fair Judges Still Needed
The Regional Science and Engineering Fair, held virtually March 18-25, needs judges in the following areas:
  • Animal Sciences*
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Embedded Systems
  • Energy: Sustainable Materials and Design
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Materials Science*
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Sciences*
  • Translational Medical Science
*Critical areas of need

Interested judges can register on the fair website.
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