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

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Women’s Fund of Greater La Crosse Seeking Grant Applications for 2018 Awards

The Women’s Fund of Greater La Crosse is seeking applications for grants to be awarded for the year 2018 to non-profit organizations. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2018. The Women’s [...]
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$177,195 in Competitive Grants Awarded 1st Quarter 2018

Through a competitive application process, La Crosse Community Foundation Board of Directors approved the following grants from the General Fund and several Field of Interest funds in first quarter [...]
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Couleecap Releases Report on Children and Poverty in our Region

The paper is written by School Counselor and Student Council Advisor for the School District of La Crosse, Rick Blasing.  Mr. Blasing has served on the Couleecap Board of Directors since 2013 where [...]
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Grant Spotlights

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La Crosse County Historical Society Launches Online Collections Database

The La Crosse Historical Society has many stories to tell. Tales of love, war, and lives once lived. Since 1925, its mission has remained consistent: to collect, preserve, and share the history of La Crosse County. From its Local History Museum, Historic Hixon House Museum and Riverside Museum, La Crosse County Historical Society serves as […]

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Recent Grant Recipients

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African American Mutual Assistance Network, Inc.

$5,000 | General Fund | Education

Funding to cover book, curriculum and other educational materials needed to add a new kindergarten class within their Clara Fields School of Excellence program

La Crosse Symphony Orchestra

$300 | Harold E. Lemke Fund | Arts & Humanities

To purchase percussion equipment that will be owned by Onalaska High School but shared with the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra and the La Crosse Youth Symphony Orchestra

Habitat for Humanity – La Crosse Area

$75,000 | Special Initiative Fund | Community Improvement

Funds towards the building materials and subcontractor costs for the construction of three affordable homes as a part of their 5th and Mississippi Street public-private Homeownership Collaboration Project with CouleeCap, La Crosse Neighborhood Development Corporation and Rousch Rentals