HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
La Crosse Community Foundation awards $121,730 in grants

La Crosse Tribune

951 days ago   Article ID# 1505601
Original URL

 

La Crosse Community Foundation

LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN (La Crosse Tribune) - The La Crosse Community Foundation awarded $121,730 in grants and pledges to local nonprofit agencies in its first quarter.

“These grants provide critical funding to projects that improve the quality of life for so many people who live in our area,” the foundations grants committee chairwoman Sandy Brekke said in a statement announcing the awards.

“Whether a grant funds a youth program, theater construction, kitchen renovations, anti-violence programs, economic development or nonprofit leadership, all these special projects make our community a better place for all of us.”

Recipients include:

-African American Mutual Assistance Network: $5,000 ($4,890 from the NYSP fund) for the Next Step Program.

-La Crosse Community Theatre: $70,000 for Performing Arts Center.

-La Crosse County Health Department: $5,532 for supplies to encourage walking and biking to school and work

-La Crosse County Human Services for the Domestic Abuse Task Force: $780 for the Hmong Culture/Dom-estic Violence program.

-Onalaska Foundation for Educational Excellence: 1-to-1 matching grant up to $6,500 from the Harold Lemke Fund for a Random Acts of Kindness program in Onalaska schools.

-Place of Grace: $15,000 for a kitchen remodel.

-Ridge History Park: $5,000 for its Visitor Center.

-School District of La Crosse: $3,000 for washers and dryers for three area elementary schools.

-Striped Strivers 4-H Club: 1-to-1 matching grant up to $2,500 for historic school house relocation.

-Viterbo: $8,418 for the second year of the Certification in Nonprofit Leadership.

For more information, call program director Heather Quackenboss at (608) 782-3223 or visit http://laxcommfoundation.com.

Copyright 2014 La Crosse Tribune   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 951 days ago   Article ID# 1505601

La Crosse Community Foundation    Visit Website

More News

La Crosse foundation awards more than $80,000 in grants

1518 days ago From La Crosse Tribune 

LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN - The La Crosse Community Foundation on Friday presented more than $80000 in grants, the largest for $29448 to the La Crosse Area Family YMCA to expand and ...

Women's Fund hopes to help more people as a nonprofit organization

1593 days ago From WEAU-TV 13 

EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN - Twelve years ago, when Signe Schroeder and her friend Roberta Gelatt were board members of the La Crosse Community Foundation, an endowment organization for ...

La Crosse foundation awards grants

1612 days ago From La Crosse Tribune 

LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN - The La Crosse Community Foundation Board of Directors has awarded $32768 in grants to six local agencies. WAFER's Senior Share program was awarded $10000 to ...

<< Return To Community Service News

Action Center

2014 on track to be hottest year on record, says US science agency

Action: Climate Change

The world is on course for this to be the hottest year ever, with global land and sea temperatures for September the highest ...

English bird egg collector fined £2,000 by Bulgarian court

Action: Wildlife Conservation

An English egg collector living in Bulgaria has been given a £2,000 fine and a six month suspended prison sentence by a Bulga ...

Top scientists raise concerns over commercial logging on Woodlark Island

Action: Stop Deforestation

A number of the world's top conservation scientists have raised concerns about plans for commercial logging on Woodlark Islan ...

Coal mine has heavy impact in Indonesian Borneo

Action: Stop Pollution

Baharuddin should be happy. The rambutan and durian trees flanking his home are heavy with fruit. Two hectares of chilies str ...

New Marine Protected Area for Myanmar

Action: Save Our Oceans

A new, possible Marine Protected Area in Myanmar’s Myeik archipelago is under consideration by the country’s government, Flor ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.