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Spring Grant Award Announcement!

June 4, 2019

La Crosse Community Foundation is proud to present the second cohort of grantees for 2019! The board of directors recently approved second quarter grant awards totaling $139,700 to benefit 14 local nonprofits. Here’s the list:

The Good Fight Community Center
Transportation for Student Success
$7,000
NYSP and Community Giving funds

The Children’s Clothes Closet
Purchase new winter coats, jackets, and boots
$5,000
Robert and Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund

La Crosse Jazz Orchestra
Jazz in the Park guest artist
$5,000
Community Giving Fund

Shelter Development
theExchange
$6,500
Johns Flaherty Collins – Michael Stoker Memorial and Norman L. Gillette, Sr. Family funds

Girl Scouts of WI – Badgerland
New Girl Scout troop at La Crosse Boys & Girls Club
$3,000
Norman L. Gillette, Sr. Family Fund

Onalaska School District
World Arts Through K/Cultural Engagement (WAKE) Event
$1,875
Maureen L. Kinney and Community Giving funds

Couleecap, Inc.
New Hope Permanent Supportive Housing
$7,500
Johns Flaherty Collins – Michael Stoker Memorial Fund

Rotary Works Foundation
Riverside Bandshell Project
$25,000
Community Giving Fund

WisCorps, Inc.
Critter Mobile
$17,380
Community Giving Fund

Marine Credit Union Foundation
Finding HOME
$5,000
Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund

GROW La Crosse, Inc. 
Edible Schoolyard at Hamilton/SOTA I Elementary School
$8,100
Community Giving Fund

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of La Crosse
“Creating a Healthier Multicultural Community (CHMC): From Good Will to Good Work”
$35,845
Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund

Boys & Girls Club of Greater La Crosse
Powell/Poage/Hamilton/Washburn Neighborhood Programming
$10,000
Norman L. Gillette, Sr. Family Fund

Wisconsin Badger Camp
Campership program (provides camp scholarships to La Crosse area adults and children with different abilities)
$2,500
Alice ). Gordon & Viola M. Forshler and Community Giving funds