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Announcing Summer Grant Awards!

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 […]

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What do we do?

Check out this video to learn all about what a community foundation does and how gifts to La Crosse Community Foundation can benefit the community we love forever. Also, the video is narrated by a cartoon version of Jamie. Enough said 🙂

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Top 5 Reasons to Give to La Crosse Community Foundation

By Katie Berkedal, Program Director Do you ever feel conflicted about where you should donate your hard-earned money? I do! My mailbox is constantly stuffed with solicitations from nonprofits doing great, important work. As a result, I often end up with a pile of gift acknowledgments at year end all representing $20-$100 gifts to a […]

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Spring Grant Award Announcement!

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 […]

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Announcing Quarter 1 Grant Awards!

La Crosse Community Foundation is proud to present the first cohort of grantees for 2019! The board of directors recently approved first quarter grant awards totaling $220,459 to benefit 24 local nonprofits. Included in that total is $19,500 approved from the Corinne Zielke Fund to support eight area baseball programs. Here’s the list: Mississippi Valley […]

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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 accepted this well-deserved recognition. The La Crosse area is ridiculously fortunate to have these women serving as fierce […]

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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 Public Library Main Auditorium the public is invited to “dive-in” to see, hear and talk about the new pool opening this summer.  Updated […]

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