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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La Crosse Community Foundation awarded a $13,780 grant to support Artspire in 2018. Artspire is an all-inclusive and free event that attracts, engages and connects our diverse community through meaningful arts experiences. As the largest arts celebration in downtown La Crosse, Artspire combines visual, performing, literary arts, dance and more in a primarily outdoor setting […]Read Full Story
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Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center
$2,500 | Durtsche Family Fund | Culture & Diversity
This grant will assist in preserving the Engum House, an authentic log home built by one of the earliest families settling in La Crosse County, to ensure continued education for guests of all ages regarding cultural diversity and cultural similarities while telling the story of immigration to this area.
$4,300 | Community Giving Fund | Recreation & Wellness
HorseSense therapy horses provide life-changing therapeutic horseback riding lessons to youth, adults, and Veterans with disabilities in our community. This award will aid in the cost of equipment needed to switch from using smaller square bales of hay to large round bales which will permanently decrease the costs of winter feed for the therapy horses.
UW-Madison for Kiara Updike
$1,000 | Scholarship | Education & Scholarship
The AAUW provides scholarships to many young women each year pursuing continued education at a university or technical school.