Foundation / Corporation
Eau Claire Community Foundation (ECCF)
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Grants to Wisconsin nonprofits, government entities, and religious organizations in eligible areas to address the needs of the local community. Funding is intended to support operations that have been impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and activities within the focus areas of arts and culture; education; environment, recreation, animals; and social services. Eligible programs benefit the Eau Claire area.
Applications are accepted for two types of grants:
The Foundation awards grants to organizations whose programs address needs in the following areas:
The ECCF will consider funding start-up costs directly related to the grant proposal, such as paying staff for extra hours required to implement a program or training expenses related to grant-funded asset purchases.
The Eau Claire Community Foundation holds several Field of Interest Funds. In many cases, grant requests that match a Field of Interest Fund's purpose will be given extra consideration. For a list of funds, see: https://eccfwi.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Applying-for-Field-of-Interest-Funds-2020.pdf#page=1
GrantWatch ID#: 165552
Grants are made for one year only. Due to limited financial resources, the ECCF prefers not to grant funds to any organization in frequent succession.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Portal:
RSVP for Information Sessions and direct questions to:
Rebecca White Body, ECCF Program Specialist
Eau Claire Community Foundation
306 S. Barstow Suite 104
Eau Claire, WI 54701
USA: Wisconsin: Greater Eau Claire area
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be given to applications from early career and emerg
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Grants of up to $2,000 to Canada, USA, and Territories eligible medical residents for projects to improve children's health and well-being. Funding is intended to meet the health needs of children with a broad-based community approach. Projects must be led by a pediatri
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
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