The Lapeer County Children’s Savings Program

The Lapeer County Education Attainment Fund (LEAF) is a new children’s savings program brought to you by the Lapeer County Community Foundation (LCCF), ELGA Credit Union and the Lapeer County Intermediate School District. LEAF provides kindergartners with a savings account seeded with $25, and is designed to help students start saving for college or career training expenses.

Our Children's Savings Program

The Lapeer Education Attainment Fund (LEAF) is a new children’s savings program brought to you by the Lapeer County Community Foundation (LCCF), ELGA Credit Union and the Lapeer County Intermediate School District. LEAF provides kindergartners with a savings account seeded with $25, and is designed to help students start saving for college or career training expenses.

LEAF also provides financial education to students and parents. Students learn about saving and planning for the future. Classes are offered to parents on topics including credit scores and budgeting. 

LEAF Portal:  Available starting November 1, 2019. The LEAF Portal is where parents can view their child’s account balances, change contact and authorized signer information, and designate beneficiaries. Program events such as student deposit days and financial education workshops will be listed on this site.  Login to the portal to find program forms including additional deposit tickets and access to online and community resources. 

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Our Partnership

The Lapeer County Community Foundation has partnered with ELGA Credit Union, the Lapeer County Intermediate School District and every Lapeer County school system.

Pictured, top row, from left: Steve Zott (Lapeer County Intermediate School District), Matt Wandrie (Lapeer Community Schools), William Kalmar (Almont Community Schools), Dr. Stu Cameron (Imlay City Community Schools), Matthew Young (The Chatfield School), Jim Fish (North Branch Area Schools) and Nancy Boxey (Lapeer County Community Foundation). Pictured, bottom row, from left: Karen Hibbler (Imlay City Christian School), Dave Brandt (ELGA Credit Union), Joel Rachow (St. Paul Lutheran School), and Mary Finnigan (Dryden Community Schools). Not pictured – Bishop Kelley Catholic School