The focus of Older Adults Living Independently is on programs for those who are low-income or cost-burdened and wish to live in their own homes as long as possible.
What We Fund
Marillac Mission Fund assists and works with those who likewise embrace the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Grant Award Committee conducts environmental scans and literature reviews to affirm current focus areas and identify critical unmet issues in metro St. Louis.
Focus Areas for Funding
In support of our concern for the poor and vulnerable, we provide funding for projects in these focus areas:
Intended for community-based nonprofit organizations that offer support and services to US Veterans and their families that are not otherwise available through public organizations, such as the Veteran's Administration. Funding priority is given to programs serving veterans returning from post-9/11 conflicts.
Methods of Providing Funds
We fund efforts to serve poor and vulnerable persons with grants in response to project proposals, and by initiating programs.
We provide Responsive Grants in two funding cycles- Spring and Fall. Applicants may select from two types of support: program/project or general operations.