About the Foundation The Eau Claire Community Foundation provides an easy, secure, and effective way for people to give to the causes which matter to them most. We invest funds annually and provide grants to the Eau Claire area non-profit organizations from the earnings on these investments. Our professional staff has the expertise to help you: Explore your giving options Establish funds in honor or memory of friends and loved ones Create personalized funds that reflect your values and interests Contribute to existing funds Learn more about local organizations and programs that make a difference in areas you care about most Ensure that the causes you support during your lifetime continue to be supported after your death We provide donors the flexibility to donate cash, stocks, property, bequests and other assets in a way that qualifies for the maximum tax advantages under federal law. Why the Eau Claire Community Foundation? We are a local organization with deep roots in the community. Our professional program staff has broad expertise regarding community issues and needs. We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual's charitable and financial interests. Our donor advised funds help people invest in the causes they care about most. We partner with professional advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving. We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants. We build endowment funds that benefit the community forever and help create personal legacies. We are a community leader, convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change.