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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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LCF’s Surprise Giving Tuesday Grants

Check out the link to see how we’re flipping Giving Tuesday to benefit the community: https://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/la-crosse-community-foundation-plots-to-surprise-nonprofits-on-giving/article_ab63fb99-90e7-5b7d-adf5-b77fa038dc1a.html?mode=nowapp&fbclid=IwAR0oq08-xYzfJjKLw9-G7ECMWxkP51sQrJad8_-TKtAhjFVavlM1b2nZjhE

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LCF and La Crosse SOUP Announces New Partnership

La Crosse Community Foundation and La Crosse SOUP announced last week a new partnership where La Crosse SOUP and its volunteers will continue its ongoing activities under the oversight and administration of the newly created La Crosse SOUP Fund at La Crosse Community Foundation. Discussions around a potential partnership were initiated months ago as both […]

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Most ever awarded grants in one quarter!

Our Board approved over $322,000 in grant awards!! We’re pretty sure this is the most money ever awarded through competitive grants in one quarter in our history. Stay tuned for more details about the 15 INCREDIBLE projects that received funding. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse Coulee Council on Addictions Children’s Museum of […]

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Giving in the Time of Tax Reform

The greater La Crosse area has consistently proven to be a caring and compassionate community that is willing to share and give time, talent and treasure to make this a stronger and more vibrant community for each of its citizens. This community values and supports the extraordinary works of our nonprofits and knows how important […]

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Couleecap, Inc. releases its latest Community Concerns Paper – Claiming an Education: An Act of Courage, Hope and Tenacity for Low-Income Students

The last Couleecap Community Concerns paper focused on the presentation of childhood poverty in our area schools. To build on that discussion, Couleecap asked Andrea Hansen from the Self-Sufficiency Program at UWL to share her experience working with low-income, single parents who have a dream of attending college. Most Self-Sufficiency Program participants are women and […]

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2018 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey Results Now Available

The State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey has been administered to thousands of nonprofit leaders across the country by the Nonprofit Finance Fund since 2010. The survey has become a widely cited barometer of the operational and financial health of our country’s nonprofits. The 2018 survey results are now live, and can be found here: https://nff.org/learn/survey#results […]

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