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Announcing Summer Grant Awards!

August 20, 2019

La Crosse Community Foundation is pleased to announce the most recent awardees of our competitive grant program! Over $175,000 was awarded in August benefiting 15 nonprofit organizations.

City of La Crosse
City Vision 2040 Downtown Master Plan
$20,000
Community Giving Fund

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region
Resilience and Developmental Relationships
$10,000
Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund

Coulee Council on Addictions
Recovery Activities Coordinator
$20,000
Norman L. Gillette, Sr. Family Fund

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse
Coulee Collaborative to End Homelessness
$70,146
Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund

Family & Children’s Center
Stepping Stones
$16,900
Margery J Stansfield and Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable funds

UW-La Crosse
2019 Global Initiatives Week
$1,300
Global Awareness Fund

GROW La Crosse
Say It! Sharing children’s knowledge of healthy green spaces with the larger community
$4,000
Community  Giving Fund

WI Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired
Community Education on White Cane Law
$1,100
Coulee Region White Cane Club Fund

La Crosse Public Education Foundation
Fitness for ALL – Adaptive exercise equipment for Central and Logan high schools
$7,500
Mary Grace Sieber Fund

Best Buddies WI
2019 Best Buddies School Friendship Project – UW- La Crosse
$3,500
PMJ and Community Giving funds

Friends of the Refuge – Mississippi River Pools 7 & 8
Environmental Education Supplies – ScatCast and Ducks on a Stick
$3,000
PMJ Fund

Affinity for Dance
Dance performance company costumes
$3,500
Community Giving Fund

Coulee Council on Addictions
Youth and Community Substance Abuse Education
$5,000
Dr. Frank Furlano Family and Community Giving funds

Couleecap, Inc. 
Skills Enhancement Program
$7,500
Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund

JDRF 
Juvenile Diabetes Research
$3,900
Howard Dahl Fund