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Championing language education to create deeper connections.

Learning Another Language Changes Everything

A gift to the Language Connects Foundation magnifies our collective ability to elevate the language education profession and promote the transformative power of language learning. Make a difference today.

U.S. Demand for Languages


of Americans speak a language other than English at home.


of U.S. employers demand multilingual talent in their workforce.


U.S. states report a shortage of language educators.

Programs & Initiatives

Public Education

Language education is critical to our collective future. Our efforts ensure that those outside the profession fully understand its value.

Scholarships & Awards

Language teachers are underpaid and under-funded. We support and recognize educators to help fill those gaps.


LCF supports and shares broadly the results of cutting-edge language education research initiatives.

The Latest in Multilingualism

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Our #LanguageDream is for Everyone

Do you believe that everyone should have access to high-quality language education? Download this final poster in the series and share your #LanguageDream on social media for a chance to win a gift card to support your language classroom or club!

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Ask Away: 5 Questions for a French & Philosophy Double Major

Colorado State University undergraduate Camila is dedicated to seeking authentic conversation experiences in her target language. Learn how virtual tutors, an online conversation partner, and studying abroad in Lyon have contributed to her skills!

My First Study Abroad: Being Dropped in Another Country

University of West Georgia Spanish language major Kaleb shares a reflection on his summer study abroad adventure in Madrid, Spain. Hear how the experience bolstered confidence in his language skills and reaffirmed his goal to become a language educator.

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How to Support LCF

Language learning opens doors, strengthens communities, and boosts the economy. As a champion of language education, your support empowers others.


We are a not-for-profit foundation. This work depends on the generosity of language lovers across the globe—people like you.

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Partners in Language Education

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