Here to Help

The people and businesses in our downtown are the heart of our community. We're here to help you get through these unprecedented times.

We built Downtown together. We'll get through this together. 

Please see the links below for infomation on our grant program for member businesses and organizations. 

All grant applications must be received by 12 pm on June 5, 2020.

Grant Recipients

$46,500 in relief grants ($1,500 each) have been awarded to these Deci members :


200 Main Art & Wine Grace Skin Studios, LLC Red's Mercantile
Acoustic Cafe Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub Schleppenbach Family Chiropractic
Ambient Inks Latitude 44 Yoga Studio Sculpture Tour Eau Claire
Brent Douglas Flowers Nicole's Downtown Salon & Spa Shift Cyclery & Coffee Bar
Chippewa Valley Museum Odd Humyns Tangled Up in Hue/Blue Boxer Arts
Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild Offbeats Violin & Guitar Studio The Calico Shoppe, Inc.
Chippewa Valley Tours Pablo Center at the Confluence The Plus
Dhimiters PRAJNA, LLC Tuning Tree
Downtown Cinema Puckabee's Eco-Friendly Grooming Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire
Eau Claire Children's Theatre Raggedy Man Volume One Magazin/The Local Store
Ramone's Ice Cream Parlor

More Support

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. offers additional support for members through several other grant programs. 

Currently, applications are also open for the Downtown Enhancement Grant - a $2,000 semiannual grant to further enhance the downtown aesthetic/experience, overall quality of goods, or services. For this grant cycle, the requirement of being in business for 2 years has been waived.

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