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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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YWCA Justice Circles
La Crosse Community Foundation awarded a $40,000 grant to the YWCA for their Justice Circles program in 2018. Justice Circles provides an alternative approach to addressing conflict in schools, focusing on restoring relationships in lieu of just punishing students. This strategy helps to keep students in school and out of the juvenile justice system. The grant year […]Read Full Story
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region
$35,000 | General Fund | Health & Human Services
Children with a Big Brother or Big Sister are 52 percent less likely to skip school and are shown to be more confident in their personal and academic lives. That’s why LCF granted $35,000 to Boys and Girls Club of the Seven Rivers Region to help in reducing the youth wait list as well as to support expenses related to enhancing their space for programming!
La Crosse Symphony Orchestra – Play it Forward
$2,800 | General Fund | Arts & Humanities
The Play it Forward program of La Crosse Symphony Orchestra received a $2,800 award to repair and refurbish used string instruments to use with music students participating in the program at the Boys & Girls Club locations in La Crosse.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Western Wisconsin
$4,500 | Dahl Fund | Health & Human Services
JDRF of Western Wisconsin received a $4,500 award from the Howard Dahl fund to support cutting edge juvenile diabetes research.