Investing for tomorrow has a positive impact today.

After more than a century in St. Louis, the Foundation is poised to provide philanthropic leadership like never before.

We understand the issues and disparities that St. Louis must overcome, and we promote a long-term approach of endowing solutions today to impact tomorrow.



Raised by Give STL Day since 2014


Granted by the Foundation and its donors in 2022


Scholarship awards in 2022

Our unique role as a community convener allows us opportunities to take leadership and drive change in key areas.

Give STL Day

One day to make a difference.

One day to make a difference.

Give STL Day, powered by the St. Louis Community Foundation, is an online day of giving that takes place in May each year. It is designed to ignite the spirit of giving across the region and support causes in the St. Louis area where we live, work and play. Since inception in 2014, Give STL Day has raised over $30 million for regional nonprofits.

Regional Response Team

Envisioning a stronger region.

Envisioning a stronger region.

The Regional Response Team works in underserved communities by mobilizing the nonprofit, philanthropic, and public sectors to collaboratively address life-threatening crisis and system dysfunctions. Areas of focus include eviction prevention, public health awareness, and support for unhoused neighbors, as well as unforeseen community crises.

Center for Civic Research and Innovation

Strengthening our community through research and analysis.

Strengthening our community through research and analysis.

The Center for Civic Research and Innovation (CCRI) an initiative of the Foundation, is relentless in its commitment to improving the St. Louis region.

Working with partners—including many projects with the Foundation—CCRI leverages the experience and focus of a dedicated nonprofit to convene data resources and insights that inform civic and nonprofit leaders seeking actionable solutions for their communities to find the story that data, through experienced analysis, can tell.


Fueling our future.

Fueling our future.

The St. Louis Community Foundation manages over 60 scholarship funds, which were established by individuals, families, businesses, and organizations. Our scholarships, available on My Scholarship Central, provide tuition assistance and recognition to students as they strive to achieve a wide range of goals through the pursuit of higher education.

Community Conversations

Responding to community needs.

Our region and community is shifting, neighborhoods are changing, and we work to remain abreast of community conversations. Through our #LiveHereGiveHere blog, we encourage collaboration, education, and change while helping funders, nonprofits, and donors address areas of concern and promote overall community well-being.

Through funds focused on a variety of community needs, we convene philanthropic partners to respond quickly and effectively to crises.

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We are honored to share stories that illustrate how our collective work with our donors and community partners is transforming our community.

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