Previous Grants

Fall 2021 Cycle

Organization Name Project Name Amount Awarded Description
ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter ALS Case Management and Consumer Education for Seniors $30,000 To provide case management, respite care, and nutritional supplements for older adults living with ALS and their caregivers.
Bilingual International Assistant Services- BIAS General Operating $45,000 To support the provision of mental health, social, and legal services to immigrant and refugee families in the Metropolitan St. Louis Area.
Bread and Roses Missouri Community Exploration: Home, Family, Work $10,000 To support the expansion of artist-led workshops for St.Louis Area immigrant and refugee youth during the summer months.
Caritas Family Solutions Senior Community Services Employment Program Supportive Services Fund $10,000 To provide supplemental services and eliminate employment barriers for low-income older adults participating in part-time job training and placement opportunities.
College Hill Foundation Homeowner Rehab in the College Hill Neighborhood $39,200 To support minor home repairs in the College Hill Neighborhood, transforming the stability and quality of life of older adults.
Collinsville Faith in Action General Operating $20,000 To support free door-through-door transporation services benefitting older adults and older adults with disabilities in Madison County, IL and St. Clair County IL.
Covenant House Missouri Expansion of Services for Survivors of Human Trafficking $30,000 To provide comprehensive services to youth who have experienced human trafficking and those at greatest risk for victimization.
Disability Resource Association, Inc. Door-through-Door Transportation to Support Older Adults with Disabilities to Live at Home $35,000 To provide door-through-door transporation services to older adults and adults with disabilities in Jefferson County, MO.
Eye Thrive Strategic Plan Implementation and Board Revamp $20,000 To support consulting guidance on the implementation of EyeThrive's Comprehensive Organizational Assessment Report recommendations and the organizational strategic plan.
Eye Thrive School-Wide Screenings with Follow-Up Exams and Glasses for Hispanic-Serving Districts $30,000 To support school-wide screenings and glasses for Hispanic-Serving school districts in Collsinville, IL.
Health Protection and Education Service Medical-Legal Partnership: Reducing Disparities by Addressing Legal Needs for Vulnerable Populations $25,256 To provide screenings for health issues and legal issues that affect clients' health and well-being, particularly for immigrants and non-English speaking populations.
Immigrant Home English Learning Program (IHELP) General Operating $35,000 To support outreach, recruitment, and retention capacity for volunteers to provide in-home, one-on-one English classes for isolated immigrant and refugee adults in the St. Louis Area.
Jefferson County Community Partnership Inc. Hammers of Hope (HOH) $26,737 To support minor home repairs for low-income older adult homeowners in Jefferson County, MO.
Lincoln County Council on Aging Meals Matter $10,000 To provide hot nutritious meals for Lincoln County residents 65+ and adults with disabilities through home delivery and congregate meal programming.
Memory Care Home Solutions General Operating $30,000 To support programming for caregivers and their loved-ones living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in the St. Louis bi-state region.
Migrant and Immigrant Community Action - MICA Racial Equity Assessment and Plan $18,000 To conduct an organizational culture and racial equity audit and plan, ensuring that immigrant-focused work is equitable and amplifies diverse voices.
Mission: St. Louis Home Repair $30,000 To serve economically disadvantaged older adults living in the City of St. Louis through the provision of home repair services.
Rebuilding Together South West Illinois Multiple Repair Projects for Senior/Disabled/Low-Income/Veteran Homeowners $15,000 To support minor repair services for low-income older adult homeowners residing in Madison County, IL.
Saint Louis Crisis Nursery Latinx Outreach Program $37,320 To provide trauma therapy, case management, and parenting education in Spanish to Latinx families struggling with poverty, domestic violence, and mental health issues.
Shepherd's Center of Webster-Kirkwood General Operating $20,000 To support services that assist older adults in remaining independent, intellectually engaged, socially connected and active.
Spanish Lake Community Development Corp Spanish Lake Senior Minor Home Repair Program (SLMHR) $26,700 To support minor home modifications that improve the mobility, safety or quality of life of older adults in Spanish Lake.
St. Francis Community Services Bilingual Mental Health Counseling $40,150 To provide bilingual, culturally competent mental health services for emotionally and relationally distressed youth with Spanish-speaking caregivers in St. Louis City.
St. John's Community Care Leadership Transition Support $9,000 To provide consulting support to aid implementation of the leadership succession and transition plan.
St. John's Community Care Empowering Families Living with Dementia/Older Adults Living Independently/General Operating $20,000 To provide community education and support services for caregivers and older adults living with dementia in Madison County, IL and St. Claire County, IL.
St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired Seniors with Vision Loss Living Independently $30,000 To ensure older adults living with vision loss receive specialized services and have access to community resources that will enhance quality of life.
START - St. Louis Teens Aiding Refugees Today Welcome Neighbor STL Supper Club Program $20,000 To support drive-through Supper Club events that increase the economic stability of refugees while sharing traditional food and culture with the St. Louis community.
Sustainable Housing & Equitable Development (SHED) SHED Home Repair Programs $15,000 To provide minor home repairs benefitting low-income homeowners aged 65+ residing in University City’s 3rd Ward neighborhoods.
The Covering House Restoring Hope and Mending Minds $30,000 To support residential, therapeutic and case management services, and prevention/early intervention programs, collectively known as COVER Care®, for girls who are survivors of sex trafficking and their caregivers.

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.