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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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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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2023 Spring Grant Award Announcement

This was an exciting quarter for competitive grants as we awarded $237,133 to 24 local nonprofit organizations! As always, we send a HUGE thank you to our generous donors and our grant committee and board members who worked together to make the [...]
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From Power Dynamics to Partnerships: Trust-based philanthropy in equitable grantmaking

Interest in equitable grantmaking increasing The world of philanthropy has been undergoing a transformative shift in recent years, with an increasing emphasis on equitable grantmaking practices that prioritize long-term impact and community [...]
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Local leaders earn Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership Development

La Crosse Community Foundation and Viterbo University partner to provide Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership Development Balancing the demands of community needs and limited resources can leave nonprofits unsure how to take their organizations to [...]
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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 Fund Spotlight: Heather & Stephen Ross and Maureen & Robert Freedland LPEF Fund for Diversity Education Read Full Story Featured Donor Stories Our donors are catalysts for good today, and for generations to come. Read More Fund Spotlight: Borton Construction Scholarship Funds Read Full Story

Grant Spotlights

Lists of Quarterly Grant Recipients

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Featured Grant Stories

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Grant Story: Global Awareness Classroom Grants

Spreading global awareness in La Crosse area classrooms La Crosse Community Foundation is host to over 300 different funds of a variety of different fund types. The funds we use to award grants through our competitive grant program are either unrestricted funds or field of interest funds. These funds are established by donors to support […]

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