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 information on our grant program for member businesses and organizations. 

Applications for the second round of grants opened on December 16, 2020, and closed at12 pm (noon) on January 3rd, 2021. 

Previous Grant Recipients

a total of $46,500 was awarded to these DECI members in June, 2020:

Previous receipt of a grant does not disqualify from receiving future grants.

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 Magazine/The Local Store
Ramone's Ice Cream Parlor


A total of $34,500 was awarded to these DECI members in January, 2021: 

Ambient Inks, LLC Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub Eau Claire Sculpture Tour
Brent Douglas Flowers Ivy Media Seven Suns Vintage
Chippewa Valley Museum Latitude 44 Yoga Studio The Luminary Wellness Center
Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild My Office Lounge The Oxbow Hotel & The Lakely
Chippewa Valley Tours Northbound Supply Co The Plus
Confluence Council, Inc. (Pablo Center) Odd Humyns Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Forage PRAJNA, LLC Volume One/The Local Store
Good and Sturdy Vintage Red's Mercantile