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.
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For a complete list of grants awarded or for more information, visit the Otto Bremer Trust website.

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