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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An experience with Bill Miller at Northside Elementary
Thanks to a 2019 grant from the June Kjome Justice and Peace Fund, students at Northside Elementary School in La Crosse were able spend meaningful time with Bill Miller, a Grammy Award-winning musician, songwriter, activist, painter, and Native flute player, originally hailing from La Crosse. The purpose of the project was to promote awareness of […]Read Full Story
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the Exchange/Shelter Development Inc
$30,000 | Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund & Norman L. Gillette, Sr. Family Fund | Health and Human Services
This grant assisted the Exchange to establish and maintain a furniture bank in La Crosse which recycles community donations and provides furnishings and home essentials to those in need.
UW – Whitewater for Kendra Ames
$3,400 | John and Ruth Sherman Scholarship Fund | Education
A bequest by John and Ruth Sherman established this scholarship fund that annually provides several scholarships for La Crosse county students.
Don Olsen Scholarship for Toya Reynolds
$600 | Don Olsen Hospitality Scholarship Fund | Education
This scholarship assists students studying hospitality services at Western Technical College. Ms. Reynolds is pursuing a degree in Culinary Management.