Helping you help our community

Eau Claire Community Foundation

For Good.

We offer a tax advantageous, low-cost charitable vehicle that maximizes donor involvement in selecting charities and preserves donor intent.

For Eau Claire.

We provide a simple way to fulfill multiple charitable interests that meet a broad range of ever-changing community needs by promoting philanthropy, collaboration and innovation for the Eau Claire community.


We help individuals and families create personalized lasting legacies by building endowment funds that grow and benefit the community forever. Charities preserve donor intent.


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Community Fund

Do you want to support Eau Claire area
nonprofits without having to set up your own fund? If so, a gift to the Community Fund might be a great option for you.

Because the Community Fund is unrestricted, its flexibility allows ECCF to fund grant applications that address the community’s most pressing needs annually.

A gift to this Fund is an excellent way to ensure that a diverse array of nonprofits can continue their work on behalf of the greater Eau Claire area. Your gift will give forever through this endowment.

You can contribute to the Fund online by clicking the link below.


You can also write a check made out to “ECCF/Community Fund” and mail your donation to:

ECCF/Community Fund
306 S. Barstow St., Suite 104
Eau Claire, WI 54701