The New Executive Director Will be Announced Soon

Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation will welcome a new Executive Director  at the start of the 2015 - 2016 school year. The Search Committee has closed the search and will be announcing the new Executive Director very soon. This position is responsible for implementing all policies, objectives and initiatives related to the ECPS Foundation. This includes but is not limited to fundraising, grant management, scholarships, in-kind donations, special events, public relations, and marketing. The Executive Director reports to the Foundation Chair and is employed by the ECPS Foundation Board of…

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New Grant Awards Announced!

 GRANT FOR ECASD HOMELESS PROGRAM           Danielle Claesges, Coordinator of the ECASD Homeless Program, will accept a grant from the Eau Claire Community Foundation on June 4th, 2015. This $3,000 grant, awarded from the Children's Legacy Endowment, will support transportation to and from school for children who are living in a homeless setting. Homelessness affected more than 250 children attending Eau Claire Schools in 2014 -2015. Transportation funds allow children to attend the same school while their families secure permanent housing and employment. A fund is being established so that…

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Foundation Week

Each year Philanthropy Month is celebrated in November. The Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation raises funds for the immediate and future needs of the schools in the district. It is a supporting organization of the Eau Claire Community Foundation. A special event is being planned for November 2015, honoring educators at each school.  It is still in the planning stages and details will be announced soon. This segment from 2013 talk about the Foundation and the role of philanthropy in public education.

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ECPSF Helps School to Bridge the Financial Gap

EAU CLAIRE, Wis (WEAU)—It is no secret that school budgets are tight these days. That is why a non-profit organization is helping the Eau Claire School District close the gap between what it needs and what its budgetcan support. The Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation was formed to help the community get involved in the education of our kids. The idea is that parents, neighbors, and schools work together to identify school needs and create a wish list. Then, the foundation will find people willing to help grant those wishes.…

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All School Track Meet

The 2015 All-school 5th grade track meet will go on again this year thanks to Scheels, Elementary School PTO/PTA's, and private donations. The meet is Friday, May 29, 2015  at South Middle School in Eau Claire. Grants through the Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation were made possible by donations from Scheels in 2013 2014, and 2015. View this video from 2013 interview.

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