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Community Concerns Papers

Poverty has many faces and people living in poverty encounter a wide range of barriers and issues.  We produce our quarterly Community Concerns papers to highlight those barriers and issues and bring them to the attention of local officials, nonprofits, and our community.


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8.15.2018 Sparta Walmart Supports Couleecap's Monroe County

Food Pantry

Sparta, WI - It is with great pleasure we announce that Couleecap has been awarded a grant for $1,000 from Sparta Walmart.

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7.16.2018 Addressing Housing and Homeless in La Crosse County

Westby, WI - Community support is vital to the mission and vision of Couleecap. So it is with great pleasure we announce that Couleecap has been awarded a grant for $60,000 from the Otto Bremer Trust in support of Couleecap's Basic Needs and Self-sufficiency Initiative. Click Here for the Full News Release


6.12.2018 La Crosse CouleeCO.STARTERS 2018 Cohort Sponsored by Merchants Bank - Onalaska Launches August 2nd

La Crosse, WI - Couleecap, Inc., with support from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, the City of La Crosse, and Merchants Bank - Onalaska, is bringing CO.STARTERS entrepreneurial training program back to La Crosse for the fourth straight year.

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5.4.18 Marine Credit Union Foundation Encourages Financial Literacy Skills Through a Partnership with Couleecap, Inc.

La Crosse, WI - Couleecap, Inc. is honored to announce that it has been awarded a donation of $30,000 from the Marine Credit Union Foundation.

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