Velkommen til LEIF
Welcome to LEIF

One More Chance: Submit a Name
We're redoing one of the plaques at Seattle's Leif Erikson memorial—and there's room for a few more names. Submit a name today—it might be your last opportunity.

LEIF Goes to the Hebrides
Our final project is complete: We gave a Leif Erikson bust to the Isle of Lewis in the Hebrides. You can still donate to support this project.

The Saga of LEIF
The Norwegian American lays out the history of the Leif Erikson International Foundation.

Need more information? Here are answers to frequently asked questions.

Our Mission
The mission of the Leif Erikson International Foundation (LEIF) is to:
  1. Promote Leif Erikson as the first recorded European to come to America.
  2. Promote Scandinavian culture.
  3. Build bridges between Scandinavians and Americans.
Who We Are
LEIF is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the study, education, and promotion of Leif Erikson as the first recorded European to come to America, and of Scandinavian culture and connections between Scandinavians and Americans.