Couleecap provides education and resources on local poverty concerns.

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.


Click Here for the Latest Community Concerns Paper




Poverty Trends and Information


The State of Working Wisconsin 2017


Wisconsin Poverty Report


WISCAP Annual Report 2016

Couleecap News Releases and Media Alerts
Your source for the latest news and information pertaining to Couleecap.


10.19.2017 Couleecap seeks working adults looking to increase their education

La Crosse, WI - Couleecap currently has assistance available for working adults who are either in school or looking to return to school in order to learn new skills that will lead them to a better paying job or enter a new career field.

Click Here for the Full News Release 


10.17.2017 Couleecap has Zero Interest Vehicle Loans and Vehicle Repair Assistance Funding Available Through December 2017

Westby, WI - Couleecap, Inc. currently has funding available through the Work-N-Wheels program to provide car loans and car repair grants for those who are securely employed and meet income requirements.

Click Here for the Full News Release


10.10.2017 Vernon Electric Cooperative's Operation Round Up Program Supports Couleecap and Provides Help for the Homeless

Westby, WI - It is with great pleasure we announce that Couleecap has been awarded a grant for $1,000 from Vernon Electric Cooperative's Operation Round Up Trust.

Click Here for the Full News Release


9.8.2017 Couleecap Launches CO.STARTERS Entrepreneurial Training Program

La Crosse, WI - Couleecap, with the help of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), will launch La Crosse's fifth CO.STARTERS entrepreneurial training program. The program will start on October 10.

Click Here for the Full News Release






Social Media




Quick Links


Annual Reports

Community Concerns Paper

Bid Opportunities


Site Map

Contact Us


Sign up for our Newsletter

Stay up to date on our initiatives to fight poverty in our community.