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: Making It CountThe 2020 Census presents new challenges that could prevent an accurate and complete count, which is essential for the fair distribution of political representation and federal assistance, affecting the most poor and vulnerable residents.
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.
Fall FY2020 Grant Cycle
The Fall FY 2020 Grant Cycle will be open from June 15th to August 1st, 2019 for the Marillac Mission Fund.
New Name: Marillac Mission Fund
The Daughters of Charity Foundation of St. Louis is now Marillac Mission Fund.