The Eychaner Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to promoting tolerance and non-discrimination.

The foundation invests in distinguished students through Iowa’s Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program and the Howard and Mildred Eychaner Scholarship in De Kalb, Illinois. To date, over two million has been committed in scholarship assistance.

The foundation is dedicated to anti-bullying. In December 2011 the Eychaner Foundation launched reportbullyingiowa.com and has been instrumental in the creation of the Iowa Pride Network and the GLBT Youth In Iowa Schools Task Force.