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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.

For Ever.

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

  • The Women's Giving Circle Grant Cycle is now open!

    The Women's Giving Circle will be accepting grant applications until 4:00 pm on Monday, June 3. Nonprofits that serve women and/or children in Eau Claire County are welcome to apply.…

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  • M&J Employee Impact Fund awards $70,800 in grants!

    Local businesses play a vital role in supporting philanthropy, and Market & Johnson  is prominent among them. M&J has always encouraged its employees to become personally involved in the communities…

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In Memoriam: Mark Mernitz

Mark Mernitz

We join the community in mourning the passing of Mark Mernitz, whose passion for helping people changed countless lives for the better. We also thank his family for including the Eau Claire Community Foundation in his obituary. Memorial gifts in his honor will be directed to our Community Fund, where they will continue Mark’s work on behalf of the community by supporting grants to a diverse array of local nonprofits. 

You can use the link below to make a gift to the Community Fund in memory of Mark, or you can mail a check to:

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