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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

Portrait photo of Tayana, smiling, with a carved stone fountain behind

Tatyana: Financial Services VP Leading with Russian, Spanish & More

Tatyana shares how languages have been an asset in all stages of her career—spanning academia, educational publishing, e-learning, consulting, and financial services. Hear her advice for current learners!

    • Professional Profiles

Making Your Study Abroad Goals a Reality

University of Louisville student and future language educator Cody recently returned from studying abroad as a Gilman Scholar. Learn more about his experience—including some tips to consider as you plan your own study abroad adventure!

LCF Launches Student Ambassadors Program to Empower Language-Learner Leaders

LCF is delighted to announce a dynamic initiative that unites student language-learner leaders at the postsecondary level to champion language education.

News from the Language Connects Foundation

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


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Partners in Language Education

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