Form Futures

Form Futures Grant Recipients Announced!

 ECCF is proud to have served the Eau Claire area for almost a quarter century. That’s why today’s announcement of its Form Futures grant recipients is especially significant: November 12 – 18 is Community Foundation Week, a nationwide celebration to recognize the increasingly important role that community foundations play in addressing civic and economic challenges. The Form Futures Grant Catalog, which allowed the public to donate directly to nonprofit funding requests, was part of the celebration of ECCF’s upcoming 25th anniversary. Form Futures supports educational and training opportunities in the…

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First New Funds of 2019

ECCF is pleased to announce its first new Funds of 2019. They are:   Andrew and Brenda Schlafer Family Fund: This Acorn Fund will eventually grow to support Eau Claire area nonprofits. Bidwell Engebretson Tusen Takk Volunteer Support Fund: This Agency Endowment supports the volunteer program of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation. Cody and Molly Filipczak Scholarship Fund: This Scholarship Fund helps graduates of the South Shore School District in Port Wing, WI, finance their post-secondary educations. Doris J. Bautch STEM Scholarship Fund:  This scholarship helps current Independence students further their post-secondary…

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Congratulations, 2015 ECCF Grantees!

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Congratulations to the nonprofit organizations that received grants from the 2015 Eau Claire Community Foundation Competitive Grant Cycle! The checks were officially presented at the ECCF Annual Meeting on June 4, 2015. The Eau Claire Community Foundation received a wide spectrum of grant applications in 2015; here is that year by the numbers: We received 59 grant applications, 31 for asset purchases and 28 for program expenses, totaling $285,096. We were able to fund, either fully or partially, 44 of those applications, 24 of which were for asset purchases and…

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