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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Job Posting! Accepting applications for Part-Time Executive Assistant/Office Manager

We are currently seeking a part-time (~25 hrs/wk) Executive Assistant/Office Manager. This position reports to the executive director and works closely with the Board of Directors and other staff to enhance the organization’s ability to accomplish [...]
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LCF’s Surprise Giving Tuesday Grants

Check out the link to see how we're flipping Giving Tuesday to benefit the [...]
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One-Stop Nature Shop

The La Crosse County Nature Connections Program is releasing a one-stop electronic resource for connecting with nature in La Crosse County –!This electronic Nature Guide is a resource aiming to make outdoor, [...]
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Grant Spotlights

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Halting the Opioid Crisis with Alliance to HEAL

La Crosse Community Foundation, Mayo Clinic Health System, Gundersen Health System, and La Crosse County Health Department have joined resources to move the needle on the opioid crisis. The four organizations have committed over $400,000 over the next three years to support the Alliance to HEAL (Halting the Effects of Addiction Locally), which launched in […]

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Recent Grant Recipients

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School Districts of Holmen, La Crosse and Onalaska

$3,560 | Global Awareness Fund | Education & Scholarship

The Global Awareness Fund awarded 8 grants totaling $3,560.00 to the school districts of Holmen, La Crosse and Onalaska for education programs.

New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers

$5,850 | Richard W. Brown Family Fund | Health & Human Services

New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers was the recipient of $5,850.00 from the Richard W. Brown Family Fund for housing support.

Aptiv Foundation

$30,518 | Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund | Health & Human Services

Aptiv was awarded $30,518.00 from the Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund to provide housing for individuals with disabilities.