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

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La Crosse Center 2.0: Hear the Latest Plan for Expanding the La Crosse Center

The La Crosse Center expansion plan is revised and circulating in La Crosse’s City Hall. It details the direct economic benefit of this massive project from the contractors it will employ in the project to the tourists it will attract to fill [...]
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Friends of LCF Honored at La Crosse Public Education Foundation Banquet

Sue Christopherson (representing Fowler & Hammer) and Carol Taebel each received awards for their contributions and service to La Crosse Public Education Foundation last Friday, January 18th. LCF staff was there to watch proudly as these women [...]
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Veterans Memorial Pool Preview Event

The City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department in partnership with the Veterans Memorial Pool Campaign (VMPC), proudly presents:  The Veterans Memorial Pool Preview.  On Tuesday, January 29th from 5-6:30pm at the La Crosse [...]
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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.