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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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Young Instrumentalist Folk Music Outreach
Great River Festival of Arts received a a $5,450 grant to provide folk music lessons to young students from area Boys and Girls Clubs during the August 2018 Great River Folk Festival at Riverside Park in La Crosse. Children played instruments such as guitars and violins with a nationally touring folk performer and participated in […]Read Full Story
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Goodwill Industries North Central Wisconsin
$2,500 | Kjome Justice & Peace Fund | Community Improvement
Goodwill Industries North Central Wisconsin was awarded $2,500.00 from the Kjome Justice & Peace Fund for a special inaugural call to action event in the Coulee Region – Voices of Men. The Voices of Men mission is to treat domestic abuse and sexual assault as a preventable matter, working to change the everyday attitudes, behaviors and language of boys and young men toward women, and create a culture of safety and dignity.
$4,000 | Mitchell-Kruck Scholarship Fund | Education & Scholarship
Nic Petersen from Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School was awarded the Mitchell-Kruck Scholarship and will be attending UW-La Crosse majoring in music. Nic also received a La Crosse Tribune Extra Effort Award Scholarship, also sponsored by the Foundation, for overcoming significant life challenges.
La Crosse Public Education Foundation, Inc.
$3,625 | Fowler and Hammer Fund | Education & Scholarship
La Crosse Public Education Foundation received a grant for their Spanish Immersion Program at North Woods Elementary from the Fowler and Hammer Fund.