Giving is Easy

One of the greatest gifts you can give is the power to give back.


The diversity and ease of ECCF’s giving options help you do just that. You can create a new fund, donate to existing funds, or give through planned gifts.  Please visit “10 Reasons to Give Through the Eau Claire Community Foundationfor more information.

Tax-Wise Giving Strategies


New tax laws have created both questions and opportunities. Read "A Strategy and an Opportunity" to learn more about tax-advantageous giving options.

Ways to Give

Support the Eau Claire Community Foundation

Making a gift to the support the Community Foundation and its activities is a flexible way to make a philanthropic impact on the community. We make giving easy!

Contribute to a Fund

Donors can make gifts of any size to strengthen existing funds they would like to support.

Create a Fund

The Eau Claire Community Foundation can help you create a fund that meets your philanthropic interests and goals.

Leave Your Legacy

The Legacy Society honors and assists individuals who intend to make a planned gift to the Eau Claire Community Foundation.

Any option you choose may be made in honor of a living person or in memory of a deceased individual. Please indicate in writing the name of the person you would like to honor or memorialize. If you provide the name and address of a contact for such a gift we would be happy to send an acknowledgement which would include your name and the date of your gift. The amount of your gift is never included in such an acknowledgement.

If your gift is designated for a specific fund, please indicate the name of the fund on your message to us.