Frequently Asked Questions

Please review our answers to these frequently asked questions before contacting the Foundation.

Q.May successful grant applicants re-apply for funds to continue a program after the initial funding cycle ends?
Q.May a non-profit organization, situated outside La Crosse County, apply for a grant?
Q.Can a Foundation Board Member or their family sponsor a qualified project?
Q.May I meet with the Foundation staff to discuss a project idea or ask questions about the application process?
Q.May faith-based organizations apply for grants?
Q.May individuals apply for scholarships/fellowships or financial aid?
Q.Why doesn't the Foundation make grants to individuals or for-profit organizations?
Q.What if I have a great project idea, but not the resources to make it happen?
Q.Is there a limit to the number of applications that a qualified organization can submit?
Q.May Foundation grants be used to pay healthcare providers fees for individual medical or dental bills, purchase of prescriptions, heating bills, food or similar emergency expenses?
Q.Does the Foundation have a specific format required for the project budget?
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