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Our History

Young at Heart; Experienced in Service

La Salle International is a relatively new foundation, having been chartered only in 2009. But that doesn't mean we're new to service. The vast array of programs and services which La Salle International supports have been operated by the De La Salle Christian Brothers for decades . . . even centuries. We've learned a lot during our more than 300 years of service and we've honed our skills to be effective and efficient at what we do.

USA Headquarters in Washington, DC

Headquartered at the Hecker Center in lovely northeast Washington, DC, our offices are located adjacent to the US Catholic Conference of Bishop's (USCCB) offices and proximate to Catholic University of America in the Brookline area of the city.

A Public Charity

Because we are a "public charity," individuals, corporations, agencies and foundations in the United States who might otherwise have restrictions prohibiting donations to faith based charities are free to make tax deferred charitable contributions to La Salle International. As a 501(c)3 organization we largely assist institutions staffed by the De La Salle Brothers and their Lasallian partners. We also assist other educational, health and humanitarian endeavors.

A Global Mission

Our support has extended around the world and today we are helping individuals and improving lives in many developing corners of the world. Increasingly, people have appreciated the work which we are doing to promote youth at-risk programs and have offered financial support of these vital human services. We welcome your support and look forward to continued opportunities to link caring donors with needy individuals in our programs around the world.

Recent News

  • New Zealand: Lasallian Women’s Symposium 2017

    An International Lasallian Women’s Symposium will gather women from around the world in Auckland from 16-19 July 2017.  The District of Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea (ANZPPNG) will be hosting this historic event- the first ever International … Continue reading

  • Syrian Refugees: A Brotherly Response

    Question: How do talented teachers and students help Syrian refugees? Answer: By offering what they have  — a quality education. Concerned about the evolving migrant/refugee crisis in the world (principally from Syria) and as prescribed by decisions made at the De La Salle … Continue reading

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La Salle International Foundation, Inc.

+1 (202) 529-0047

415 Michigan Avenue, NE

Suite 300

Washington, DC 20017-4501, USA

La Salle International Foundation is an IRS designated tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charity.