Previous Grants

Fall FY2024 Cycle

as of 11/1/2023


Older Adults Living Independently

Oral Care for Older Adults Program - A.T. Still University
To support the Oral Care for Older Adults program, which provides older adults in St. Louis City with oral health education and screening while addressing common barriers to accessing treatment. 

$37,000

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services
To support the Social Services team in providing one-on-one case management services to low-income older adults who are living independently in the community, connecting them with community resources such as food, financial assistance, and medical care.

$35,000

Five Star Senior Center
To  support programs serving older adults and adults with disabilities, including weekly meal delivery, transportation assistance, and socialization events at the activity center.

$30,000

HealthVisions Midwest
To provide older adults living in East St. Louis and the surrounding area with transportation, case management, and social isolation activities, enabling them to remain independent in their homes.

$41,000

Housing Options Provided for the Elderly, Inc. (HOPE)
To expand the Case Management and Relocation Assistance program for older adults in St. Louis City and County.

$38,000

Independence Center
To provide occupational therapy, case management, and home adaptations/equipment tailored to the specific needs of older adults with severe mental illness so that they may continue to live independently in the community.

$30,000

L’Arche St. Louis
Organizational capacity building support to continue sustaining services to aging adults with intellectual disabilities. 

$25,000

Senior Services Plus
To provide older adult homeowners with access to safe and affordable home repairs, maintenance, and adaptations to support aging in place.

$33,000

Sts. Joachim & Ann Care Service
Organizational capacity building support to continue providing services to older adult individuals and families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. 

$25,000

The Macoupin Art Collective
To provide an opportunity for older adults to forge community, maintain friendships, and practice artistic self-discovery in rural Macoupin County, IL.

$14,782

Youth and Family Center
To enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of older adults through exercise, clinical services, healthy meals, transportation, social, recreational, and educational programs  that prevent social isolation.

$25,000

Workday Ministry
To improve quality of life for older adults by providing modifications to their homes.

$30,000


Immigrants & Refugees

iFM Community Medicine (IFM)
To enhance and expand primary health care and supportive services for immigrants and refugees in St. Louis City and County.

$23,500

LifeWise StL
To increase the economic mobility and emotional well-being of immigrant families through support  groups, classes, and individual counseling that integrate concepts of mental health and financial health.

$50,000

Lolly’s Place Inc
To expand the “Amigo” outreach program, which focuses on after-school tutoring and mentoring for immigrant families in North County.

$25,000

Migrant and Immigrant Community Action (MICA) Project
Organizational capacity building support to continue helping immigrants overcome barriers to justice and tackle issues that affect their daily lives. 

$25,000

Nurses for Newborns
To provide culturally competent outreach, support and navigation of community resources, and in-home services for immigrant/refugee families by pairing a bilingual Community Health Worker and a Nurse Home Visitor.

$20,000


Veterans

Missouri Veterans Endeavour  (MOVE STL)
To provide housing, case management, and a range of support services to Veterans and their families experiencing homelessness.                 

$35,000


Human Trafficking Prevention

International Crisis Aid
To support programs aimed to prevent, identify, intervene, and respond to exploitation and human trafficking through the Children's Anti-Exploitation Partnership (CAP) program.

$40,000

Kerengende Foundation
To prevent human trafficking and sexual abuse in East St. Louis and the Metro East region by providing education, therapy, and outreach to youth survivors and their families.

$40,000

Opportunity House
To cover housing, utility, and minor household repairs for young queer people receiving wrap-around housing services from Opportunity House, addressing a common risk factor for youth sex trafficking and exploitation. 

$22,000


Advocacy & Coalition-Building

Missouri Council on Aging (MCOA)
To support the first formal advocacy structure in Missouri to focus on the needs of all aging older adults.                                                                     

$40,000


Grand Total                22 Grants               $684,282


Spring FY2023 Cycle

as of 5/1/2023


Older Adults Living Independently

ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter           
To support direct case management and nutrition services for older adult patients and their caregivers.

 $25,000

Beyond Housing   
To support and enhance services for low-income older adults living in rental housing.

 $20,000

Caritas Family Solutions   
To provide supplemental services and eliminate employment barriers for low-income older adults through participation in part-time job training and placement opportunities.

 $10,000

Catholic Charities 
To provide healthy food for older adults living in Macoupin County, IL through the Mobile Food Pantry.

 $10,000

Center for Hearing and Speech  
To provide hearing health care for older adults in the St. Louis metro area, eliminating barriers to social connectedness.

 $25,000

College Hill Foundation
To increase stability and quality of life through critical home maintenance repairs for older adults in the College Hill Neighborhood.

  $39,200

Collinsville Faith in Action  
To support free programming for older adults in Southwest Illinois, including social events and benefits assistance.

 $20,000

Disability Resource Association, Inc  
To provide medical and essential service transportation for low-income older adults in Jefferson County, MO.

 $35,000

Jefferson County Community Partnership  
To offer health and safety enhancing  home repair services for low-income older adults in Jefferson County, MO.

 $30,000

Lincoln County Council on Aging  
To provide food for homebound older adults living in Lincoln County, MO through the "Meals Matter" Program.

 $15,000

Memory Care Home Solutions 
To support in-home personalized care services for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their family members.

 $35,000

Mission: St. Louis
To increase safety and financial security through free home repairs for  older adult homeowners living in St. Louis City.

 $20,000

North Newstead Association
To provide minor energy efficiency, weatherization, and accessibility home repairs for older adult homeowners residing in North St. Louis City neighborhoods. 

 $30,000

Rebuilding Together South West Illinois
To support home repair and modifications for low-income older adult, disabled and veteran homeowners in Madison County, IL.

 $15,000

Rural Parish Clinic - Dental 
To expand dental care for isolated older adult patients in five rural communities of Missouri.

 $45,000

St. Francis Xavier Church
To support the provision of identification cards and birth certificates for older adults, increasing their access to needed services and greater economic stability.

 $15,000

St. John's Healing Community Board
To provide community education and support services for caregivers and older adults living with dementia in Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois.

 $15,000

St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired
To ensure seniors living with vision loss receive specialized services and have access to both resources and community.

 $40,000


Immigrants & Refugees

Bilingual International Assistant Services (BIAS)
To ensure continued availability of multilingual mental health, social, and legal  services to the immigrant and refugee community, as well as addressing emerging service gaps in the sector.

$30,000

Eye Thrive
To offer essential wrap-around vision services for immigrant and refugee children in St. Louis communities through school and community center-based Mobile Vision Clinics.

$25,000

Health Protection and Education Service
To support the Medical-Legal Partnership, identifying health-harming legal needs for low-income immigrant residents of St. Louis, and connecting them to  low-cost legal services.

$22,000

Home Sweet Home
To distribute furniture to immigrant and refugee families.

$10,000

Immigrant Home English Learning Program (IHELP)
To English language learning and supplemental wrap-around services to immigrant and refugee families in the Greater St. Louis Area.

$30,000

Immigration Project, Inc.
To provide legal and social services for immigrant and refugee families living in Southwestern Illinois.

$33,000

Saint Louis Crisis Nursery
To provide bilingual crisis intervention, parenting education and case management services for Latinx parents, promoting longer-term family stability.

$26,500

Seed St. Louis
To support the International Farm in South St. Louis, a community-based garden designed and operated by immigrant and refugee farmers.

$9,000

St. Francis Community Services
To provide comprehensive educational and social services for at-risk immigrant youth in the Bilingual Youth Program.

$24,800

Welcome Neighbor STL
To provide  comprehensive services that connect immigrants and refugees in the St. Louis area,  to people and opportunities that will increase their quality of life.

$25,000


Veterans

CyberUp
To provide cybersecurity education, certification, and professional placement for St. Louis veterans in the LevelUp Training program.            

$20,000


Human Trafficking Prevention

Covenant House Missouri 
To support operations to continue their essential human trafficking prevention and response for youth who are runaway, trafficked, and at-risk of or experiencing homelessness.

$35,000

The Covering House
To provide services and improve quality of life for youth survivors of sex trafficking and exploitation through community-based services and community education.

$35,000


Advocacy & Coalition-Building

Alzheimer's Association
To establish an Alzheimer’s Community Action Network (CAN) to improve the state of Alzheimer’s and dementia diagnosis, care and risk reduction in the local Hispanic community.

$15,000

Immigrant Service Providers Network (ISPN)
To support the Immigrant Service Providers Network, which provides networking and educational opportunities for organizations that support foreign-born individuals and their families.

$35,000


Grand Total                33 Grants               $819,500