Featured Grant Recipients

This is a small sampling of grants we’ve distributed, not the full list.

School Districts of Holmen, La Crosse and Onalaska

$3,560 | Global Awareness Fund | Education & Scholarship

The Global Awareness Fund awarded 8 grants totaling $3,560.00 to the school districts of Holmen, La Crosse and Onalaska for education programs.

New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers

$5,850 | Richard W. Brown Family Fund | Health & Human Services

New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers was the recipient of $5,850.00 from the Richard W. Brown Family Fund for housing support.

Aptiv Foundation

$30,518 | Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund | Health & Human Services

Aptiv was awarded $30,518.00 from the Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Fund to provide housing for individuals with disabilities.

Good Fight Community Center

$1,000 | David R. Morrison Family Fund | Recreation & Wellness

The Good Fight Community Center received a grant for unrestricted support from the David R. Morrison Family Fund.

Goodwill Industries North Central Wisconsin

$2,500 | Kjome Justice & Peace Fund | Community Improvement

Goodwill Industries North Central Wisconsin was awarded $2,500.00 from the Kjome Justice & Peace Fund for a special inaugural call to action event in the Coulee Region – Voices of Men. The Voices of Men mission is to treat domestic abuse and sexual assault as a preventable matter, working to change the everyday attitudes, behaviors and language of boys and young men toward women, and create a culture of safety and dignity.

Nic Petersen

$4,000 | Mitchell-Kruck Scholarship Fund | Education & Scholarship

Nic Petersen from Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School was awarded the Mitchell-Kruck Scholarship and will be attending UW-La Crosse majoring in music. Nic also received a La Crosse Tribune Extra Effort Award Scholarship, also sponsored by the Foundation, for overcoming significant life challenges.

La Crosse Public Education Foundation, Inc.

$3,625 | Fowler and Hammer Fund | Education & Scholarship

La Crosse Public Education Foundation received a grant for their Spanish Immersion Program at North Woods Elementary from the Fowler and Hammer Fund.

Great Rivers United Way

$300 | James & Ellen Heinecke Fund | Health & Human Services

Great Rivers United Way received a grant for unrestricted support from the James & Ellen Heinecke Fund.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region

$35,000 | General Fund | Health & Human Services

Children with a Big Brother or Big Sister are 52 percent less likely to skip school and are shown to be more confident in their personal and academic lives. That’s why LCF granted $35,000 to Boys and Girls Club of the Seven Rivers Region to help in reducing the youth wait list as well as to support expenses related to enhancing their space for programming!

La Crosse Symphony Orchestra – Play it Forward

$2,800 | General Fund | Arts & Humanities

The Play it Forward program of La Crosse Symphony Orchestra received a $2,800 award to repair and refurbish used string instruments to use with music students participating in the program at the Boys & Girls Club locations in La Crosse.