GROW La Crosse receives grant from Compeer Financial

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (WKBT) — GROW La Crosse was one of 34 organizations that received a general use grant from Compeer Finacial of Sun Prairie.

The grants, which will go toward introducing students to hands-on learning opportunities in urban and traditional growing practices, are part of Compeer Financial’s Fund for Rural America. The group dispersed $199,179 in grants this week.

“The General Use Grant program impacts the communities where Compeer clients and team members live and work,” said Karen Schieler, senior corporate giving specialist at Compeer Financial. “The grants embody our commitment to enriching agriculture and rural America, and to the farmers and communities we serve.”

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