The Otto Bremer Trust, a private charitable trust established in St. Paul in 1944, has awarded more than $10 million in grants and program-related investments across the upper Midwest. The latest awards in the La Crosse area include:
- Cia Siab, receiving $30,000 to help in their general operations to build a culturally vibrant Hmong community through culturally specific and holistic programming and services.
- The La Crosse Area Underwater Rescue and Recovery Unit, receiving $40,000 to support renovations of a building to house a volunteer underwater rescue and recovery service.
- La Crosse County, receiving $30,000 for capital support to expand transit service for four counties and 15 cities and villages in western Wisconsin.
- YWCA of La Crosse, receiving $80,000 to support the development of restorative justice tools to increase student success in La Crosse-area schools.
For a complete list of grants awarded or for more information, visit the Otto Bremer Trust website.