Serving in Christ's Love and Sharing the Good News

Who Does the Endowment
Trust Fund Help?

The Trust Fund helps people in practical ways so they experience God’s love and grow in being able to make a difference in the world. Through grants and scholarships, this fund extends the kingdom of God in tangible ways.

Why Should I Contribute?


Trust Fund Provides for Students

A recent grant of $2,500 was awarded to the Eau Claire School District Homeless Program to provide transportation for student who are homeless and living in temporary shelters outside of their school’s territory. This grant ensures that as children experience homelessness and have to move, they remain in the same school and experience some stability in their lives.

Sarah French, Executive Director of the Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation, writes:

Please accept our sincere thanks for your recent donation to the ECPSF Operations Fund. Every gift that the Foundation receives has an important and positive impact on the students, staff, and faculty in the Eau Claire Area School District.

In these times of fiscal constraint, our schools face many additional challenges. Gifts to the Foundation go directly to support some of the greatest needs and value added projects, or they become part of a growing endowment that will support now and long into the future.

“Thank you for your very generous grant supporting our kids in the greatest need. What a wonderful you are having. Thank you!”

Please considering making a bequest in your will or estate plan and providing current gifts and memorials to build the Trinity Endowment Fund. By making this decision you participate in its mission:  “To serve God's people in Christ's name by providing financial foundations to the ministries and missions of Trinity Lutheran Church for all generations.”

Grants  Awarded

The Endowment Trust Fund is comprised of a general fund (undesignated) and several designated funds including Named and Donor-Advised Funds which generate income each year. A portion of the earnings is available for grants awarded by the Board each May and November.


In November 2016, the Board awarded grants totaling $8,500 for:

  • Purchasing new Christmas Trees for the Worshop Center.

  • Men's Mission Supplies

  • Trinity Food Pantry

  • Purchasing an AED to have available in the Trinity Room


In June 2016, the Board awarded grants totaling $9,748 for:

  • Friends of Flynn

  • Habitat for Humanity

  • Gaga Ball Pit - Eagle Scouts

  • Sojourner House - persoanl hygeine items

  • Soles for Special Souls

  • Tuition Grants for 6 students for Noah's Ark Pre-School

  • Trinity Quilters

  • St John's Bible


Grant applications may be made online and are due by May 1 and November 1.

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Featured Funds

The Marlene and Dick Cable Family Fund

Marlene and Dick Cable Family Fund

Learn more about this fund.


The Marti K. Nelson Family Donor Advised Fund

Marti K. Nelson Family Fund

Learn more about this fund.


The Rev. Kurt Jacobson Fund

Reverend Kurt Jacobsen Fund

Learn more about this fund.


The Gerald & Helen Amundson Fund

Gerald and Helen Amundson  Fund

Learn more about this fund.

*To receive more information about a donor advised or named fund, please contact the Trinity office.