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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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2018 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey Results Now Available

The State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey has been administered to thousands of nonprofit leaders across the country by the Nonprofit Finance Fund since 2010. The survey has become a widely cited barometer of the operational and financial health of [...]
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June Kjome Justice and Peace Fund Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Grants

The June Kjome Justice & Peace Fund at La Crosse Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for 2018 grant awards. Applications are in our online grant portal, Foundant, and are due no later than EOB May 21, 2018. Decisions [...]
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Grant Spotlights

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Library Literacy Playgroup 2

The Parenting Place Offers Literacy-Based Playgroup for Young Children at North Community Library

One in three American children will start Kindergarten without the skills they need to learn to read. Children introduced to reading early on tend to read earlier and excel in school compared to children who are not exposed to language and books at an early age. Reading, rhyming, singing and talking – beginning from birth […]

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Recent Grant Recipients

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United Fund for the Arts and Humanities

$4,000 | David & Sacia Morris Fund | Arts & Humanities

Unrestricted annual support.

La Crosse Public Education Foundation, Inc.

$1,700 | Freedland Fund | Culture & Diversity

Funding for Shoah Studies to educate the students in the La Crosse School District about the Holocaust and its aftermath through works that reflect artistic, literary, psychological, religious, sociological, and theological perspectives.

Network for Good

$20,000 | General Fund & Special Initiative Fund | Community Improvement

Funding for the JumpStart Fundraising Program with Network For Good for 10 selected area nonprofits to receive training and support to improve their fundraising capacity.