Our Focus Areas and Methods of Providing Funds
Advancing hope and inspiration
We’ve Changed Our Name
The Daughters of Charity Foundation of St. Louis is changing our name to the Marillac Mission Fund to better reflect the Foundation’s legacy and ongoing belief in the intrinsic value and dignity of all persons, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Census 2020: Regional Fund RFPNew funding is available to support local efforts by community-based, trusted organizations willing to help to ensure our region achieves the most accurate count possible, especially from our more vulnerable “hard to count” communities.
St. Louis Regional Census Fund
Organizations in the St. Louis region are invited to apply for funds to conduct outreach and education activities that encourage participation in the 2020 Census. Applications are due October 15, 2019.
Grantee Spotlight: The Covering House
The Covering House provides refuge and restoration, using the least restrictive environment, for sexually exploited and trafficked children and teens, providing safety, dignity, and freedom utilizing top level staffing and oversight.
Trip to the Border
Tony Messenger, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, wrote an article on a MMF-funded trip to the border by St. Francis Community Services staff and Saint Louis University Law students.
Study on Older Adults and Loneliness
MMF funded a study at Places for People about loneliness and depressive symptoms in middle aged and older adults experiencing serious mental illness.