2019 ECCF Grant Recipients Announced

The Eau Claire Community Foundation is proud to announce $146,989 in grant awards through its 2019 competitive grant cycle. Most grant recipients accepted their checks at ECCF’s Annual Meeting on June 6. This year’s 44 grant awards bring ECCF’s current 2019 disbursements through competitive and Donor-Advised granting to almost $1.2 million. You can click the link below to see a complete list of this year's ECCF competitive grant award recipients. 2019 ECCF Competitive Grant Recipients Community support is vital for the continuation of ECCF’s grant awards, which help local nonprofits…

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Record-Breaking Grant Total to be Awarded at ECCF Annual Meeting

5% may not sound like a lot, but this increase in the Eau Claire Community Foundation’s grant distribution—up from 4% in honor of the foundation’s 20th anniversary—has resulted in a record-breaking $181,931 in grant support for local nonprofits. These grants will have an incredible impact on the community, including helping homeless families find the stable housing they desperately need. “Sheltering homeless families with children is important,” said Kelly Christianson, Executive Director of Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley, “but the way to end homelessness is to get people into homes.…

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Congratulations, 2015 ECCF Grantees!

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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