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Who We Are

The Education Foundation of the Forest Lake Area (TEFFLA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization developed exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.



is to support education and community activities that benefit our youth, teachers, programs, and communities. We bring the resources of the community, private sector, and school system together in partnership to enhance the Forest Lake Area Schools’ Community.

We do this by:

  • Investing in initiatives that enhance our communities’ educational opportunities;
  • Awarding grants and providing assistance to individuals and programs, and;
  • Supporting ideas that promote innovation and academic excellence.

TEFFLA has awarded more than

in grants since 2011.

Our grants have impacted over

students, staff, and community members.

Support TEFFLA at Upcoming Events!

FEBRUARY 24: Forest Lake Rotary Winter Plunge: Gettin’ Cold for YOUR Cause

Led by Ryan Goodman, a team from Bolton & Menk Inc. will be jumping into a frigid Forest Lake to benefit TEFFLA at the Forest Lake Rotary’s 2018 Winter Plunge. Donations pledged to Bolton & Menk Inc.’s team will support TEFFLA and the Rotary. Click here to make a donation and make an impact.

Join us on Saturday, February 24 at 12:00pm at Lakeside Park/Vannelli’s by the Lake to cheer on the brave team as they take the plunge for TEFFLA.

Thank you to Bolton & Menk Inc. for your continued support of TEFFLA!

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SEPTEMBER 13: 2018 Growing TEFFLA at Waldoch Farm – Save the date!

Our Impact

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With your help, we can build a legacy in the Forest Lake Area.