Draper Hills Financial Literacy Endowment

In Memoriam: Dr. Eldon Hill

Dr. Eldon Hill and Morris the cat ECCF joins the Hill family in mourning the loss of Dr. Eldon Hill, who passed away on April 26, 2023, at the age of 102. During his long life, he improved countless lives both through his compassion as a doctor of obstetrics and gynecology and his generosity as a donor.  Among his many other achievements, Dr. Hill established two Funds at ECCF to increase educational opportunities in Loyal, WI, where he was born and raised. The Draper Hills Scholarship…

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Draper Hills Financial Literacy Student Is Wisconsin State Winner of a Prestigious Essay Contest

Olivia Piller (right) with her teacher, Jessica Zarnke, at the InvestWrite Award presentation. Loyal High School student Olivia Piller was recognized as the Wisconsin state winner of the SIFMA Foundation’s Fall 2020 InvestWrite competition with her essay on how challenges can create opportunities in the global economy and in life. The InvestWrite national essay competition bridges classroom learning in math, social studies, and language arts with the practical research and knowledge required for saving, investing and long-term planning. Piller was introduced to the InvestWrite competition through…

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Draper Hills Financial Literacy Endowment Creates a Model for Philanthropic Support of Public Education

Dr. Carter Hill presents a $25,000 grant to the School District of Loyal so it can launch a new Financial Literacy program. On Friday, September 8, 2017, School District of Loyal Superintendent Cale Jackson officially accepted a $25,000 grant from the Draper Hills Financial Literacy Endowment, which was established by Dr. Eldon Hill. This grant will not only fund a new Financial Literacy program for Loyal students, but could inspire similar collaboration between philanthropists and public schools in the future. The Draper Hills Financial Literacy Endowment is…

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