Previous Grants

Spring 2021 Cycle

Organization Name Project Name Amount Awarded Proposal Summary
Beyond Housing 24:1 Senior Engagement and Support $25,000 To increase access to resources and services that ultimately improve seniors' independence and quality of life and reduce isolation.
Casa de Salud Casa de Salud - COVID-19 Pandemic Response General Operating Support $25,000 To support general operations including low-cost acute and chronic healthcare services to the region's immigrant and refugee population, and outreach expansion to non-Latino immigrants and refugees.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Parkland Human Trafficking Prevention and Support for Youth in Foster Care by CASA Volunteers. $28,000 To train and supervise qualified volunteers who support and advocate for abused and neglected youth in foster care in Washington County, MO to help prevent exploitation or human trafficking.
Criminal Justice Ministry Housing Our Most Vulnerable $23,000 To offer housing to veterans at below-market, rent-controlled rates without the threat of eviction, thereby establishing a foundation for systematic and sustainable change in housing services.
Crisis Aid International U.S. Refuge Crisis Intervention Services/ Children's Anti-Exploitation Partnership Program (CAPP) $32,000 To expand the Children's Anti-Exploitation Partnership Program (CAPP) crisis intervention services to individuals identified in human trafficking and internet crimes against children investigations, and to provide related community education.
Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries Providing Case Management Services by a registered nurse to low income seniors in the community $20,000 To expand case management and health screening services to low-income older adults through food pantries in St. Louis City and County.
Family Forward Culturally Specific and Inclusive Domestic Violence Services for Women $32,000 To provide immigrant and refugee survivors of domestic violence with critical services including crisis intervention and advocacy services, all delivered in the survivor's language and culture of origin.
Gene Slay's Girls and Boys Club of St. Louis Dutchtown Campus $23,000 To expand afterschool and summer programming into the Dutchtown neighborhood, serving the area's high concentration of low-income immigrant and refugee youth.
Healing Action General Operating- Coalition Against Trafficking and Exploitation (CATE) $40,000 To expand CATE into a statewide coalition to coordinate prevention and responses to victims of human trafficking and exploitation.
Home Sweet Home Furnishing Hope to Veterans $15,000 To support the provision of free furniture and delivery services to veterans and their families.
Home Sweet Home Strategic Plan Initiation $15,000 To complete a needs assessment and program evaluation to determine how to most effectively serve clients, including a large percentage of veterans.
Housing Options Provided for the Elderly, Inc. - HOPE HOPE Case Management and Moving Assistance Program $30,000 To expand the Case Management and Moving Assistance program to St. Louis County, allowing older adults to live with dignity in the housing most appropriate to their circumstances.
International Institute of St. Louis Bridge ESL Classes for Adult Refugees and Immigrants $30,000 To provide general operating support to benefit immigrants and refugees in order to build a more connected and productive society.
ITNGateway Dignified transportation for low income older adults in St. Charles County and St. Louis County $20,635 To provide cost-effective transportation to low-income older adults in St. Charles County and St. Louis County, replicating the independence, comfort and convenience of a private automobile.
Lolly's Place Inc Un Amigo para mi Familia $27,000 To expand tutoring for English-language learning students and provide enhanced outreach and camaraderie to Hispanic families in St. Louis County.
Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project (MICA) General Operating $30,000 To provide immigrants and refugees with legal services and access to additional community resources, and to create relationships with immigrant communities through education and advocacy.
Northside Youth and Senior Service Center Northside Senior Transportation $30,000 To promote healthy aging by providing a city-wide transportation program for Northside seniors through on-demand, door-to-door transportation and congregate group outings.
Park Central Development Minor Home Repairs for Older Adults $23,000 To provide minor home repairs for older adults to age in place through improved safety and comfort, enhanced curb appeal, and prevention of code violations.
Places for People Enhancing occupational therapy services for older adults with mental illness $25,000 To provide occupational therapy services for older adults with serious mental illness, thereby improving health-related quality of life, balance, mobility, and safety.
Rebuilding Together-St. Louis Rebuilding Day Home Repair Program 2021 $20,000 To make repairs and modifications to homes on the annual Rebuilding Day, focused on ensuring the safety, comfort and continued independence of senior homeowners.
Saint Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America (IFCLA) Immigrant Service Providers Network (ISPN) $23,000 To support the Immigrant Service Providers Network, which provides networking and educational opportunities for organizations that support foreign-born individuals and their families.
SouthSide Early Childhood Center Family Partnership Program $20,500 To support families through the Family Partnership Program (FPP) in the creation of healthy parent/child relationships by reducing stress and promoting positive parenting skills.
St. Andrew's At-Home Services Safe Home for Seniors Program $25,000 To provide low-income older adults living in St. Louis City and St. Louis County with minor home repairs at no cost to reduce accidents and increase independence.
St. Francis Community Services Veterans Legal Advocacy $32,000 To provide legal assistance and case management services to low-income veterans, and to expand community outreach and education on issues impacting veterans.
St. Louis Area Women Religious Collaborative Ministries General Operating Support for English Tutoring Project $30,000 To create equity for immigrant children by providing no-cost tutoring services to English Language Learner (ELL) students attending area Catholic schools.
St. Louis Public Schools Foundation Computer Literacy for Immigrant and Refugee Parents $20,271 To offer computer literacy classes for immigrant and refugee parents to support virtual learning and virtual parent engagement.
Vitendo 4 Africa Support for Immigrant Community $30,000 To welcome, connect, and empower African immigrant individuals and families through support, services, and resources.

Fall 2020 Cycle

Organization Project Award Description
Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities Aging with Developmental Disability Care Coordination $35,000 To offer comprehensive care coordination services to older adults with developmental disabilities.
Bethesda Health Group Stipends/Funding for Home Health Gap Assistance $45,000 To provide scholarships to cover the cost of immediate needs following a hospitalization or return home from post-acute care facilities in order to avoid unncessary hospital returns.
Cardinal Ritter Senior Services Social Services for Seniors $50,000 To provide one-on-one case management services to low-income older adults who are living independently in the community, connecting them to programs that ensure access to food, financial assistance, medical care, and other crucial resources.
Crown Center for Senior Living Community Connections 2021 $50,000 To provide comprehensive case management that promotes independent living and enhanced self-reliance for immigrant and minority older adults residing in the University City area.
Eden's Glory Foster Kairos $37,450 To address gaps in services for minors vulnerable to and exploited by human trafficking within the foster care system in St. Clair and other counties in southern Illinois.
Epworth Children & Family Services Translation services for in-home family therapy $6,000 To support interpreter services to facilitate therapy for non-English-speaking participants in the Family Support Network program.
Eye Thrive School-Wide Screenings with Follow-up Exams and Glasses for Hispanic-Serving Districts $40,000 To provide free vision screenings, glasses, and referrals via the Mobile Vision Clinic to Hispanic children within the Collinsville School District, in Illinois.
HealthVisions Midwest Faith in Action to Serve and Transform (FAST) $43,000 To provide assisted transportation services to older adults in St. Clair County and Clinton County, IL to access medical, social, and nutrition services to promote independence in their home, increase their stability, and reduce health disparities.
LifeWise STL Economic Mobility for Immigrant Families $30,000 To promote financial coaching with a bilingual Certified Financial Social Worker, financial education classes, and creative financial products to help participants and their families achieve their economic goals.
Missouri Veterans Endeavor General Operating $25,000 To assist homeless veterans and their family members with case management support, social independent living skills development, and community resource knowledge and attachment.
Oasis International Ministries General Operating $40,000 To provide refugee families settling in St. Louis with counseling, furniture, clothing, English and citizenship classes, driver’s training, job/housing assistance, and assistance with rent and utilities.
Puentes de Esperanza General Operating $50,000 To support community outreach and bilingual mental health services for Hispanic immigrants in Madison, St. Clair, and Clinton Counties in Illinois.
Rural Parish Clinic - Dental Clinic of the Archdiocese of St. Louis Rural Parish Clinic Dental Van Operations $30,000 To support supplies and operations of a new mobile dental van that will provide low-income older adults residing in Washington County and surrounding areas with free dental care.
Saint Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America (IFCLA) Capacity to Excel $16,000 To support organizational capacity development through executive leadership and board development, and through finanicial consulting.
Saint Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America (IFCLA) General Operating $35,000 To support staffing that will improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness in order to best serve immigrant populations and advocate for change.
Senior Services Plus SSP Handyman Home Repair Program $35,000 To provide older adults homeowners in Madison County and other Southwest Illinois counties with access to safe and affordable home remodeling, repairs, maintenance, and adaptations.
Spanish Lake Community Development Corp. Spanish Lake Community Development Corporation Funding Plan $14,700 To support organizational capacity development through fund development consulting.
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis Immigrant Student Advising and Emergency Needs Support $22,000 To provide recent immigrant and refugee students and their families with academic advising resources and COVID-related emergency supports.
Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis Visit-A-Bit Program $45,800 To match volunteers with homebound older adults and provide weekly visits that include socialization, assessment, and education components with the purpose of reducing loneliness and the negative health outcomes linked to loneliness.
Workday Ministry- New City Fellowship of St. Louis General Operating $20,000 To support home modifications for older adults and disabled individuals, enabling them to freely enter, exit, and make use of their homes.
The Youth and Family Center Youth and Family Center Capacity Building $23,000 To support organizational capacity development through strategic planning and consulting.