The Leaders Education Foundation was formed by Leaders Credit Union in 2019 and is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to making lives better in its community by bringing educational resources and opportunities to students and educators in West Tennessee. Leaders Education Foundation partners with local organizations and Foundation members to provide educational grants, scholarships, and other resources to promote lifelong learning, workforce development, and education. To learn more, visit www.leadersgives.org or visit the Leaders Education Foundation's Facebook.
Help us Give Forward
Individual Foundation Membership
To become a member of the Leaders Education Foundation, visit www.leadersgives.org and select Give. Donations of all sizes are appreciated, and membership is automatic by donating $10 or more. Donations over the $10 membership fee may be given in honor or memory of a loved one. Leaders Education Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that allows for a tax-deductible donation.
To learn more about the Leaders Education Foundation’s impact or membership, visit www.leadersgives.org.
Leaders Education Foundation Scholarships
Helping our Future Move Forward
The Leaders Education Foundation awards up to $10,000 in scholarships to students throughout West Tennessee to help our future move forward.
These scholarships will be presented to West Tennessee high school seniors who portray leadership in their school and community. Applicants may be applying to a traditional four-year university, community college, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology or other technical or vocational programs or schools. The Leaders Education Foundation offers the following one-time scholarships:
Financial Wellness Video Scholarship – $2,500: This scholarship is designated to students who provide a video submission providing tips or suggestions on “How to Be Financially Fit.” Students must submit a video link through YouTube with their application. Submissions will be posted on Leaders Education Foundation Facebook page and the number of likes gained by each submission will be factored into the scholarship scorecard for added points.
Founders Scholarship- $1,500: this scholarship is designated for high school seniors graduating from a high school within the Jackson-Madison County School System.
Community Scholarship - $1,500: four one-time scholarships are designated for students in Union City & Obion County, TN (1), Milan and Gibson County, TN (1), within the city of Bartlett, TN (1) and all other surrounding counties in West Tennessee (1-including Madison County, TN).
The Scholarship Application Period is now closed. Visit www.leadersgives.org to learn more.
Leads Educator Grant Program
Together, We Move Forward As One
The Leaders Education Foundation designed L.E.A.D.S. Educator Grants to help educators who promote initiatives to help students Learn, Experience, Advocate, Dream and Serve. West Tennessee educators are eligible to enter for an opportunity to win $1,000 for their classroom or school. To learn more, click here.