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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.


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 2020 ECCF Annual Report Is Here!

    You can click the link below to find: Grantee spotlights Fund holder profiles Women's Giving Circle information And much more! 2020 Annual Report   Please contact the ECCF office at…

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  • New Fund Honors the Memory of Steven B. Lange

    Family and friends have created a new fund in memory of Steven B. Lange, who passed away unexpectedly. Gifts to the Steven B. Lange Memorial Fund will honor his life…

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  • ECCF Sponsors Scholarships for Nonprofit Fund Development Course

    ECCF is pleased to partner with UWEC Continuing Education to not only offer valuable development training for nonprofits, but to make sure finances don't create obstacles for them. Finding adequate…

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  • Women’s Giving Circle Grant Cycle

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

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  • Women’s Giving Circle Spring Gathering

    May 3, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 pm Virtual Event Come join the Women's Giving Circle members as they celebrate philanthropy at this FREE virtual event! This is a great opportunity…

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  • Nonprofit Fund Development Course

    May 13, 2021 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Online Finding adequate funding is an ongoing struggle for nonprofit organizations of all types and sizes. The online, interactive Nonprofit Fund Development…

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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