How You Can Help

There are several ways in which you can direct your support during this time of great need in the St. Louis region. There are various ways at the St. Louis Community Foundation that donors can select to support.


COVID-19 Regional Response Fund

To direct aid to local nonprofit organizations delivering services to people affected by the virus including children, the elderly, and isolated. To learn more, click here.

Read the press release here.

Donate now to the Regional Response Fund here.


Gateway Resilience Fund

The Resilience Fund provided short-term monetary relief to small locally-owned businesses and their employees. To learn more, click here.


Gladitood Partnership

The St. Louis Community Foundation and Gladitood, a hometown digital fundraising start-up, have enlisted local St. Louis celebrities, including Jon Hamm and Joe Buck, to raise money for a new COVID-19 Regional Response Fund. Check out the fundraiser here.


RAC Artist Relief Fund

The Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC), the area’s largest public funder of the arts, has joined with the St. Louis Community Foundation, to help drive funding to local artists who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus crisis and its economic fallout. To learn more, click here.

Note to Donor Advised Fund Holders

To donate from your existing St. Louis Community Foundation donor advised fund, click here. Select St. Louis Community Foundation as the grant recipient, and list the Regional Response Fund or the Gateway Resilience Fund in the Grant Purpose field.

To send a check or give through a donor advised fund at a different institution, click here.

Contact Us

  • General questions and inquiries about the Funds:
  • For media inquiries: Neosha Franklin, Communications and Marketing Manager,
  • To make a donation by check or other assets: Visit our Give Today page.