Serving Our Community

What isLa Crosse Community Foundation?

A grantmaking organization that manages endowed charitable funds established by individuals, families and nonprofits to support causes they care about both now and in perpetuity.

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Explore our 200+ funds supporting a wide array of La Crosse area needs.

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Ways to Give

You can give now or later, start your own fund or contribute to an existing fund.

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Corinne Zielke Fund Baseball/Softball Grant Now Open!

In 2000, the Corrine Zielke Fund was established by a bequest from Corrine to start a baseball grant program at LCF. In 2023, the La Crosse Community Foundation Board of Directors voted to formally expand this fund to include those serving youth [...]
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2023 Fall Grant Award Announcement

As the temperatures get colder, we have the opportunity to welcome autumn and a season of gratitude. The end of 2023 is near, and we are excited to share La Crosse Community Foundation awarded $293,268 in quarter four. When you review the full [...]
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Give Warmth Campaign Questions, Answered!

Last week La Crosse Community Foundation and Great Rivers United Way announced the “Give Warmth” campaign, a collaborative fundraising effort to address a critical need: keeping our neighbors sheltered and safe during the cold months ahead. [...]
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Nicholas Byrne Padesky Scholarship Redefines Traditional Criteria Read Full Story La Crosse Community Champions: Don and Barb Frank receive the 2023 Forever Friends Award Read Full Story Ron and Valerie Burman: Ron Burman leaves $3.2 million legacy gift to advance arts education. Forever Society Spotlight: Remembering Ron Burman, and his beloved wife Valerie Read Full Story Featured Donor Stories Our donors are catalysts for good today, and for generations to come. Read More Fund Spotlight: Heather & Stephen Ross and Maureen & Robert Freedland LPEF Fund for Diversity Education Read Full Story

Grant Spotlights

Lists of Quarterly Grant Recipients

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Featured Grant Stories

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Mexican Folk Art Collective exhibit now at Pump House

Grant from La Crosse Community Foundation helps bring Mexican folk art to Pump House In a focused effort to bring cultural understanding and exchange to the Coulee Region, La Crosse Community Foundation has granted $7,500 to the Pump House Regional Arts Center to support its Mexican Folk Art Collective exhibition and open corresponding special events […]

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