fbpx

The La Crosse Giving Catalog is now open for shopping! Click here to support your favorite nonprofits!

Purpose, Mission, Vision, Guiding Principles

LCF Team

Our Purpose

To enrich the quality of life in La Crosse County by:

  • Attracting charitable gifts, chiefly in the form of endowment funds, to promote community philanthropy
  • Serving as a steward for entrusted funds and using these precious resources wisely and efficiently
  • Supporting programs and activities of nonprofits providing services that meet community needs
  • Providing leadership by serving as a convener/catalyst in identifying problems and opportunities and shaping effective responses
  • Being a community resource by providing services to donors, nonprofit agencies and the community-at-large

Our Mission

Connecting people, passion, and giving in the La Crosse area forever.

Our Vision

The catalyst for a vibrant, generous, and inclusive community.

Our Guiding Principles

At all times we strive to adhere to these principles for our donors, nonprofit partners, and the community:

  • We open our doors to everyone and anyone who aspires to build upon the contributions of the past and present to shape our country’s shared future
  • We exist to amaze those we serve through nurturing lifelong relationships that span generations
  • We believe diverse voices, engagement, and participation are essential to building and sustaining thriving communities
  • We are flexible, responsive, open to innovative strategies, and able to take prompt action with ease
  • We believe in the transformative power of partnerships around shared passions and objectives
  • We are dedicated to being trusted stewards of our community’s past and future assets