Grants from Franke Charitable Foundation


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The Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Foundation has recently announced the recipients of its third quarter grant cycle fr the year 2012.

The recipients include: Hillview Urban Agriculture Center with $15,000; Horse Sense for Special Riders with $15,000; The Diocese of La Crosse and Mayo Clinic Health Systems with $88,148 each; Mobile Meals of La Crosse with $10,000; Couleecap with $6,250 and Coulee Youth & Adult Center with $15,000.

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Federal Programs Related to - Education, General/Other

Programs that provide opportunities for people in the community to acquire the knowledge, skills, desirable qualities of behavior and character, wisdom and general competence that will enable them to fully participate in and enjoy the social, political, economic and intellectual life of the community. Home-Based Education; Home Education; Home Schooling

Federal Programs Related to - Environment, General/Other

Programs whose purpose is to preserve, protect, and where possible, improve the environment. Biodiversity Programs; Ecosystems

Federal Programs Related to - Animal-Related, General/Other

Programs whose primary purpose is to provide for the care, protection and control of wildlife and domestic animals; to help people develop an understanding of their pets; and to train animals for purposes of showing.

Federal Programs Related to - Health Care, General/Other

Programs which help people achieve and maintain physical well-being through prevention, screening, evaluation and treatment and the provision of family planning, maternity and other services that relate to human reproduction.

Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones


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