Featured Grant Recipients

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

African American Mutual Assistance Network, Inc.

$5,000 | General Fund | Education

Funding to cover book, curriculum and other educational materials needed to add a new kindergarten class within their Clara Fields School of Excellence program

La Crosse Symphony Orchestra

$300 | Harold E. Lemke Fund | Arts & Humanities

To purchase percussion equipment that will be owned by Onalaska High School but shared with the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra and the La Crosse Youth Symphony Orchestra

Habitat for Humanity – La Crosse Area

$75,000 | Special Initiative Fund | Community Improvement

Funds towards the building materials and subcontractor costs for the construction of three affordable homes as a part of their 5th and Mississippi Street public-private Homeownership Collaboration Project with CouleeCap, La Crosse Neighborhood Development Corporation and Rousch Rentals

Gateway Area Boy Scouts

$4,000 | Mary Grace Sieber Fund | Recreation & Wellness

Funding to assist in Camp Decorah waterfront improvements, including improved features, adaptive equipment, and program development to better serve participants facing barriers to aquatic recreation

Theodore A. Carr

$2,000 | Mary Jane Bice Fund | Education

Annual scholarship for a student pursing journalism or environmental studies

La Crosse Area Family YMCA

$4,100 | Howard Dahl Fund | Health & Human Services

To reduce the burden of Type 2 diabetes through evidence based programming in the La Crosse area by empowering adults with lasting lifestyle changes that will improve their overall health

University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (fiscal sponsor)

$3,000 | Global Awareness Fund | Culture & Diversity

Sponsorship of La Crosse’s 2017 Global Initiatives Week kick-off celebration at Myrick Park Center


$2,000 | Bob and Jean Marck Family Fund | Health & Human Services

Support for the new mobile food pantry recommended in honor of Myrna (Dee) Peacock

Mississippi Valley Conservancy

$20,000 | Warren and Denise Loveland Fund | Environment

Unrestricted annual support