The Women’s Giving Circle is calling you to help enhance the lives of women and children in this community through the power of collective philanthropy. Your membership creates and supports:

  • Over $36,000 in grant distributions annually
  • Community programs for women and children
  • Educational programs on local issues

The mission of the Women’s Giving Circle, a fund of the Eau Claire Community Foundation, is to raise money and distribute contributions to projects and initiatives that improve the lives of women and children in the Eau Claire area.

Total Community Impact of Women’s Giving Circle Grants 2007 - 2018:

We are so excited to announce that the Women's Giving Circle is granting a total of $37,250 this year!

Congratulations to The Children's Museum of Eau ClaireChippewa Valley Free Clinic, Eau Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association, Family Resource Center Inc.Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Northwest WisconsinTrinity Equestrian Center, & Western Dairyland Business Center - Economic Opportunity Council!

Total Community Impact of Women’s Giving Circle Grants 2007 - 2018:

Thank you...

to our 2018 Circle Advisory Team (CAT) for a wonderful year. We exceeded our Membership Goal of 300 with 303 Members! We look forward to seeing what the new year will bring.  We would also like to extend a warm welcome to the incoming 2019 Circle Advisory Team!

Pictured: 2018 and 2019 Circle Advisory Team

Total Community Impact of Women’s Giving Circle Grants 2007 - 2018:
2019 Membership Goal: 350

WGC Grantee Spotlight

Family Resource Center

Family Resource Center Inc. recently received a $6000 grant from WGC for the Hand in Hand Program. This pilot program will bridge a gap between the Health Department Nurse Family Partnership and the Family Resource Center by providing three years of seamless support of at-risk-families. It will provide them with nursing support, Play N' Learn playgrounds, and home visits. Learn More >>

January 2019 Newsletter

Click here to see the latest newsletter. January 2019 NewsletterDownload

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2019 Circle Advisory Team

The leadership of the officers, collectively known as the Circle Advisory Team, helps make the work of the Women’s Giving Circle possible. 2019 Circle Advisory Team: Tracey Smiskey, Tea

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2018 WGC Gift of Giving Breakfast

We had a wonderfully full house this morning to celebrate the work of 7 deserving organizations. The Gift of Giving Breakfast also resulted in 4 new members joining our circle! We are now just 5

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WGC Fall Education Event

This event educates WGC members and guests about important community needs...

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WGC Annual Meeting

The WGC Annual Meeting is a business meeting for members...

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WGC Gift of Giving Breakfast

WGC grants will be officially awarded to the nonprofit recipients...

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