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La Crosse Public Library Helps Nonprofits Find Grant Opportunities

Besides writing, the toughest thing about a grant is finding one. But, thanks to the La Crosse Public Library’s Nonprofit Resources Center, the non-profit community has gained access to the tools it needs to find grant opportunities. Funded, in part, by a $25,000 grant from the La Crosse Community Foundation, the library offers directories, both […]

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Sieber Fund Helps Riverfront’s Gardens Grow

Mary Grace Sieber knew the value of living an independent life. Hers was a life of working hard, being active in her community and traveling the world, despite the fact that she had lived with the effects of severe polio since her early adulthood. Every day she celebrated her independence. With a bequest to the […]

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Grant for Community Policing Officer on the North Side

The La Crosse Community Foundation is pleased to announce a grant of $75,000 with potential renewal for two additional years for the Community Policing Officers in La Crosse. Officers assigned to the north side neighborhoods will have a chance to develop relationships with kids, adults, home owners, and businesses; these relationships will enhance the sense […]

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Boys and Girls Club Brings Powell-Poage-Hamilton Neighbors Together

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Neighborhood Fund at La Crosse Community Foundation and a $10,000 from the Franke Foundation for a multicultural family night at the Mathy Center. Families in the Powell-Poage-Hamilton neighborhood have an opportunity to get to know each other better. Each […]

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Sherman Scholarship Benefits Young People for Over 25 Years

For over 25 years, young people in our community benefited from the secret generosity of John and Ruth Sherman. John and Ruth helped 12 students each year with scholarships to assist in their education. The Shermans always remained anonymous, and each scholarship award letter stated: There is an angel, part of whose ministry is helping […]

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Improving Urban Biodiversity

Urban Biodiversity is increasingly recognized for its importance and its effect on health, mental wellbeing and academic performance. In April, the La Crosse Community Foundation, in cooperation with the Cities of La Crosse and Onalaska, Friends of the Marsh, Coulee Partners for Sustainability, UW-La Crosse, and Wisconsin DNR hosted a summit to look at environmental […]

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