The Leadership for Educational Equity Foundation (LEEF) is the research and education arm of branch of Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE), a nonprofit advocacy group which trains and organizes Teach for America (TFA) teachers and alumni to promote political education reforms.
LEEF funds LEE’s educational events, internships, research, and various outreach efforts. The organization also provides funding to numerous other educational nonprofits.
Leadership for Educational Equity Foundation shares its board and executive director, Michael Bruman, with Leadership for Educational Equity. Most of LEE’s leadership consists of current and former TFA leaders. 
Emma Bloomberg, the oldest daughter of billionaire former New York City Mayor and unsuccessful 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, is a board member of LEEF and LEE.  In the 2016 election cycle, LEE was a major donor to the Leaders in Education Fund PAC, with $85,000 donated. At the same time, Michael Bloomberg donated $220,000.  The following election cycle, LEE gave $6,000 and Bloomberg gave $5,000 to the related Leaders in Education PAC. 
LEEF also gives grants to educational nonprofits which support LEE’s reform goals. In 2017, LEEF gave $25,000 to the Tides Foundation, a donor-advised fund which disburses money to other left-of-center nonprofits.