LEAF

LEAF

Since 1972, the California Landscape Contractors Association Auxiliary has been offering scholarships to college and university students majoring in landscape related programs. In 1988, the Landscape Educational Advancement Foundation (LEAF) was formed to carry on the tradition of awarding financial aid to deserving students. Read more here

Supporting LEAF

Education is the key to your industry’s future! Through LEAF you can help foster this growth. Send your tax-deductible donation to invest in a dream by providing for your future as well as theirs! Contact Sandra Giarde at CLCA, (916) 830-2780.

Contributions allow scholarships to grow, thus providing students the assistance they need to achieve their goals. View the current fund report (PDF). You can also now contribute to LEAF via your will through the LEAF Legacy program.

2014 Winners

A complete list of award recipients can be found here.

2015 LEAF Scholarship Application

LEAF invites all students attending an accredited California community college or state university majoring in a landscape-related program and taking a minimum of six units to apply for a LEAF scholarship. Click here for an application. LEAF scholarship applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2015. Electronic applications must be received by April 15, 2015.


LEAF Trustees

Chair

Mary Cohen

The Celtis Group
(408) 981-2955
marycohen@aol.com

Treasurer

Wendy Emeterio

Specialized Landscape Management
(805) 520-7590
wemeterio@slmlandscape.com

Scholarship Selection Chair

Jan Nord

Nord Landscape Services, Inc.
(661) 325-6414
1janny@bak.rr.com

CLCA Rep

Lebo Newman

Signature Landscapes
(775) 857-4333
lebo@siglands.com


CLCA Rep

Jon Singley

Blue Spruce Landscape
(408) 559-8800
jonsingley@bluesprucelandscape.com

AM Rep

Chris McNairy

Hunter Industries
(707) 933-0488
cmcnairy@hunterindustries.com


Secretary

Ellin Chariton