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MMF FY2020 Impact Dashboard

The MMF Impact Dashboard for grants covering the time period of November 2019-April 2021 is now available. Despite the myriad of challenges brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic in FY20, MMF grant-funded agencies demonstrated resolve and resilience as they navigated the unprecedented service environment. Our hope is that this Dashboard reflects some of their triumphs. More…


Medicaid Expansion Upheld

Medicaid Expansion was upheld by the Missouri Supreme Court on July 22, 2021 after being approved by voters in August 2020. More…


Persevering Through Crisis: The State of Nonprofits

Based on a national survey of nonprofit leaders conducted in February 2021, Persevering through Crisis: The State of Nonprofits report from The Center for Effective Philanthropy sheds light on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nonprofits, how funders have stepped up, and how foundations have been more flexible, responsive, and communicative with grantees—but less so with grantee organizations led by women or serving certain communities of color. More…


Funding Opportunities for Black-Led Organizations

The Black Communities Investment Initiative was established at the St. Louis Community Foundation to provide operating support and/or capacity building opportunities to Black-led nonprofits directly serving Black communities in the St. Louis Metro Area. Black communities – and the individuals, families, nonprofits, and businesses that comprise them – have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic fall-out. More…


American Rescue Plan: How it may impact nonprofits and their clients

The House gave final approval to the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill on March 10, 2021. This article highlights some of the major provisions in the bill and the effects they may have on reducing poverty rates in 2021. More…