The Women’s Giving Circle of the Eau Claire Community Foundation (ECCF) will make the official presentation on Dec. 6 of grants totaling $41,466 to eight local organizations. The amount is a new high for the Giving Circle, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The grants were awarded to groups that will use them […]
A discussion of how Alzheimer’s Disease is increasingly affecting communities is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. today (Sept. 25) in the Capernaum Room at Grace Lutheran Communities, 206 N. Willson Dr. in Altoona. Lisa Wells, dementia care specialist at the Eau Claire County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC), will be the featured speaker. […]
The CVPost’s “6 of Substance” series is part of our effort to provide meaningful coverage of area nonprofit organizations in order to increase public awareness of what they do and why they are needed. This week’s featured organization is the Womens’ Giving Circle, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The WGC raises money and distributes funds to projects and initiatives that improve the lives of women and children in the Eau Claire area.
Jill Prushiek and Sarah Stokes have been elected to lead the Women’s Giving Circle (WGC) of the Eau Claire Community Foundation in 2017. They will serve as co-chairs for the organization’s Circle Advisory Team, which also includes seven other women elected at the WGC’s annual meeting plus the team’s immediate past chair. Prushiek is an […]
The Eau Claire Community Foundation (ECCF) will join more than 700 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week from Nov. 12-18. Since former President George H.W. Bush created the observance in 1989, this effort has raised awareness about the increasingly important role of these philanthropic organizations in fostering local collaboration and innovation to address […]
The Women’s Giving Circle, a fund of the Eau Claire Community Foundation, is accepting grant applications from Eau Claire area nonprofit agencies that work to enhance the well being of women and/or children. The deadline is July 1. Since its inception in 2007, the Women’s Giving Circle has distributed more than $121,000 in grant awards. […]