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.


  • Upcoming WGC Educational Event on Mental Health

    The community is invited to a wonderful FREE event entitled “Navigating Mental Health Challenges During COVID-19.” Panelists Laura Baalrud, Jackie Bachmeier, and Corina Fisher will address youth and geriatric mental…

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  • ECCF Fund Holder Publishes a New Book

    ECCF is proud to announce that Bonnie Wright, holder of the SS Safari All-Star Fund, has just published a new book. Diggin' Up Bones: One Woman's Spiritual Struggle and her…

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  • Ramone's Supports ECCF Through Cash for a Cause

    Ramone's Ice Cream Parlor doesn't just sell delicious treats; it also supports the community by raising money for local nonprofits through its Cash for a Cause program.  ECCF is honored…

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  • Women’s Giving Circle Educational Event

    Monday, March 8, 2021 6:00-7:30 pm Virtual event, Free and open to the public The Women's Giving Circle of Eau Claire invites you to... Navigating Mental Health Challenges During COVID-19…

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  • Women’s Giving Circle Grant Cycle

    The Women's Giving Circle will begin accepting grant applications on April 1, 2021.  Any nonprofit serving Eau Claire area women and/or children is eligible to apply for a grant of…

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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