Couleecap News Releases and Media Alerts
12.4.2019 Coulee Region Pop Up Shop Program Encourages Small Business Growth
Couleecap has partnered with several organizations throughout the Coulee Region to bring Pop Up Shop opportunities to area small business owners and entrepreneurs. Pop Up grants have been awarded to businesses in Viroqua, Bangor, Cashton, Prairie Du Chien, and Downtown La Crosse. This program allows participating entrepreneurs to test their business in retail storefront prior to making any long-term commitments. Couleecap and partners have utilized these opportunities to catalyze small business development, fill vacant storefronts, and help sustain the vibrancy our small business community creates throughout the Coulee Region. Click Here for the Full News Release.
11.22.2019 Associated Bank Helps Families Become Homeowners
(Westby, WI) A new partnership between Associated Bank and Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP) will help families across Wisconsin become homeowners and those that already own homes. As a member of WISCAP, Couleecap, Inc. is honored to announce it has been awarded a grant for $10,000 from Associated Bank. “We appreciate Associated Bank’s support and the positive impact it has on our community,” said Ashley Lacenski, Community Development Director. “This gift will support our housing counseling program and assist 150 people with housing needs in La Crosse and Vernon counties.” Click Here for the Full News Release.
11.19.2019 Theisen's Supports Couleecap's Monroe County Food Pantry
(Sparta, WI) It is with great pleasure we announce that Couleecap has received $2,000 from Theisen’s. “This grant will help us provide healthy, nutritious options to our neighbors that are facing food insecurity,” said Stephanie Rahr, Couleecap’s Food Projects Coordinator. “We appreciate Theisen’s support and the positive impact it has on our community,” said Rahr. Click Here for the Full News Release.
11.1.2019 Mayo Health System Helps Homeless Families in our Area
(Westby, WI) Couleecap, Inc. is honored to announce that it has been awarded a grant for $3,000 from Mayo Health System. “Our Supportive Housing Program serves individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness,” said Kim Cable, Couleecap’s Housing and Community Services Director. “We appreciate Mayo Health System’s support and the positive impact it has on our community.” Click Here for the Full News Release.
8.14.2019 Couleecap, Inc. Zero Interest Vehicle Repair Loan Funding Available
(Westby, WI) Couleecap, Inc. currently has funding available through the Work-N-Wheels program to provide 0% interest vehicle repair loans for Vernon, Crawford, La Crosse and Monroe County residents. Applicants must be securely employed and meet income requirements. The repair loan program is for applicants who: Click Here for the Full News Release.