Grants to Missouri nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs that make a sustainable and significant impact on the local community. Funding is intended for programs that fall within the focus areas of health, education, human services, arts, civic, and the environment. Applicant agencies must serve the College Hill area in St. Louis.
Health: This focus area includes charitable programs that positively impact the health and wellness of our neighbors.
Human Service: This focus area includes programs that strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families.
Education: This focus area supports improvement in the school system and learning environment of children, with emphasis on literacy.
Arts: This focus area supports organizations or programs that are innovative and creative to promote the participation of people in these activities.
Environment: This focus area support organizations or programs that protect and preserve our environment.
Civic: This focus area includes community building, economic development, and workforce development.
Each organization must select one focus area under which it wishes to be considered.
Organizations must serve College Hill and be a qualified 501 (c) 3 as determined by the Internal Revenue Service.
- The project or program must have measurable, specific goals with a projected timeline for completion.
- Must plan to expend and use the full amount of grant allocation within 24 months.
- Must comply with Judeo-Christian principles.
Organizations not Eligible for Funding:
- Political organizations or programs
- Individual or families
- Adoption services
- Organizations outside of the St. Louis metropolitan area
- Debt reduction
- Dissertations or research projects
- For-profit business
- Memorials or endowments
- Raffles, Door prizes
- Legal expense
- Capital campaign unrelated to specific program or project
- Fund raising events, annual funds, galas
- Medical research
- Abortion-related services
Grants applications are due by March 31 for the current year’s award.
Proposals are solicited and evaluated from January through May and awarded in June. Grants will be considered only once within the same calendar year.
Number of Grants
Estimated Size of Grant
Each grant is $34,000 to be paid out over 2 years.
Term of Contract
Recipients must plan to expend and use the full amount of grant allocation within 24 months.
Please send grant applications to the following address:
Women on Mission-St. Louis
1569 Autumn Leaf Drive,
Ballwin, MO 63021
After completing and mailing your Grant Application, please email Women on Mission-St. Louis at email@example.com to verify receipt.