First quarter grants awarded!
February 18, 2021
|By Katie Berkedal, Program Director|
Announcing first grants awarded in 2021!
Our first of four annual competitive grant rounds closed January 15, and we are thrilled to announce the most recent group of LCF grantees.
A total of $304,855 was awarded in response to the $492,225 requested. We are grateful for all those who have contributed to LCF for helping us respond to community needs.
|Organization Name||Project Name||Amount Awarded||Fund|
|AVCAP, Inc.||Search and rescue drone equipment||$3,000||Community Giving Fund|
|Great Rivers United Way||Great Rivers HUB: Outcome-based services for the highest risk in La Crosse County||$30,000||Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund and Norman L. Gillette, Sr. Family Fund|
|HorseSense, Inc.||Safe and Essential Equipment for HorseSense||$9,500||Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund|
|La Crosse Area Underwater Rescue and Recovery Unit LTD||Advanced water search workshop using K9s to find drowned individuals||$7,480||Community Giving Fund|
|La Crosse Public Education Foundation||Change the Story! Diverse books for Hintgen Elementary School||$2,000||Community Giving Fund and The Elizabeth Fund for Well-Being and Literacy|
|League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, Inc.||La Crosse Oral History Project||$4,900||Community Giving Fund and Bob and Jean Marck Family Fund (donor advised)|
|LGBT Resource Center of the Seven Rivers Region, Inc.||Unrestricted||$80,000 a year for two years||La Crosse Bridge Builders Fund and Community Giving Fund|
|Mississippi Valley Conservancy||Naturehood Connections||$20,000||Community Giving Fund|
|The Good Fight Community Center||Unrestricted||$45,000||Black Empowerment Fund and Community Giving Fund|
|Viterbo University||Summer college courses for Boys and Girls Club members||$7,500||Margery J. Stansfield Fund|
|WisCorps, Inc.||Cultivating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at WisCorps and in the La Crosse Outdoor Community||$17,375||Community Giving Fund|