The purpose of the Laotian American Scholarship Foundation is to promote achievements in higher education among Laotian Americans and to strengthen the ethnic identity of Laotian Americans in Western New York.

Our Vision

The LASF is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization


  • LASF is operated solely by volunteers
  • All donations are tax deductible


Our Mission

The Laotian American Scholarship Foundation (LASF) is an organization that promotes the attainment of excellence in higher education for Laotian Americans in Western New York.

How to Volunteer?

LASF could not be possible without the precious help from community volunteers. Please contact us to receive more information. We need help with the following:

•Fundraising committee
•Annual event organization
•Keynote speakers to inspire the graduates and future graduates
•Talent show performers
•Much More!

How to Donate?

Scholarships are provided by the generous donations of the Rochester community. We thank all guests, participants, volunteers, sponsors, and the members of LASF for making our events possible and enabling LASF to fulfill its mission.


For monetary donation, please make check payable to:  LASF or Laotian American Scholarship Foundation.

Please mail your donation to:  LASF at PO Box 30705 | Rochester, NY 14603.

We want to send a special thank you to the many local businesses who donated food and money. Without these local businesses LASF’s annual event could not be possible. LASF and the graduates send our deepest gratitude. Please help support these local businesses! 

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