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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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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Increasing Well-Being Through Literacy

From Bookworm to Benefactor: Mary Veldey transforms lives through books For Mary Veldey, saying books are good is like saying the ocean is a puddle; it's a vast understatement that fails to capture the immeasurable depths and transformative power [...]
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La Crosse Gives Warmth This Holiday Season

Give Warmth Campaign ensures no one's left out in the cold We are immensely grateful to each and every one of you for the overwhelming support you showed during our Give Warmth campaign this Giving Tuesday. Thanks to your generosity, we achieved [...]
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Corinne Zielke Fund Baseball/Softball Grant Now Open!

In 2000, the Corrine Zielke Fund was established by a bequest from Corrine to start a baseball grant program at LCF. In 2023, the La Crosse Community Foundation Board of Directors voted to formally expand this fund to include those serving youth [...]
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Transforming Tragedy into Teaching With Kindergarten Fund Read Full Story Alzheimer’s fund supports caregivers Read Full Story George and Betty Kruck Read Full Story Featured Donor Stories Our donors are catalysts for good today, and for generations to come. Read More Nicholas Byrne Padesky Scholarship Redefines Traditional Criteria Read Full Story

Grant Spotlights

Lists of Quarterly Grant Recipients

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Coulee Region Humane Society Executive Director Heather Drievold with Nikki, a dog who's available for adoption

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Coulee Region Humane Society Grant Unleashes Hope

$75,000 grant a game-changer The Coulee Region Humane Society recently received a game-changing, unrestricted $75,000 grant from La Crosse Community Foundation. And it’s not just the animals who are winning. The grant comes at a pivotal time for CRHS as it nears its capital campaign goal of $3.5 million to renovate and expand its facility […]

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