COVID-19 Grant Recipients

Criteria

  • Established organizations with a track record of effective disaster or crisis response
  • Ability to use innovative methods to deliver services, particularly given limitations to face-to-face contact
  • Broad reach within the community
  • Provide services to the following constituencies: ChildCare, Disabilities, Education – K12 or Early Education, Food Distribution, Health, Mental Health, Older Adults, Prescription Distribution, Rental, Mortgage, or Utility Assistance, Testing and Covid-19 care
  • Number of people served
  • Priority given to those organizations operating with an equity framework and which serve traditionally underserved populations.

Organizations Funded

  • Aging Ahead: elder services including food & pharmaceuticals delivery
  • Alive & Well Communities: basic services, mental health and isolation
  • The Bail Project: housing, transportation, food, communication for justice involved individuals
  • Behavioral Health Network: serving the uninsured adult homeless population in need of mental health services, includes sub-grants to organizations within their network
  • Behavioral Health Response: hotline services and tele-health outreach services
  • Bilingual International Assistant Services: remote communications and tele-health with non-English speaking older adults
  • Cardinal Ritter Senior Services: basic needs, mental health, and isolation
  • Casa de Salud: tele-health with primary health clinic and mental health collaboration, COVID education and guidance in a variety of languages
  • Catholic Charities of St. Louis: coordinate agencies providing unmet and emerging needs
  • Child Care Aware: childcare referrals and follow-up for first responders, health works and other essential services personnel
  • Christian Activity Center: direct assistance with food, rent, utilities, medicine, funeral costs and online learning for teens
  • Community Action Agency of St. Louis County: rent, mortgage, utility, and food assistance
  • Community Care Center: 30-day food baskets and delivery to homebound people in Madison County
  • Community Council of St. Charles: shelter for unhoused individuals who have been exposed or are at high risk of exposure to coronavirus
  • Connections to Success: access to technology, food, transportation, occurring because of a job loss
  • Employment Connection: job training and placement, counseling, housing and rental assistance
  • Gateway Regional YMCA: emergency childcare for first responders and medical personal
  • Generate Health: Hosts weekly webinars that help partner agencies navigate COVID-19 for pregnant and parenting families; home visitation collaborative may be a vehicle for distributing information, food, personal care products, and PPEs
  • Habitat for Humanity: food, medicine, rental assistance and social support
  • HealthVisions Midwest-East St. Louis: Providing home delivered meals to homebound older adults in East St. Louis.
  • Integrated Health Network: Respond to consumer needs for individuals who are home bound
  • Jamaa Birth Village: increased security protocols for in-person clinic, telehealth services for expecting and parenting families
  • Metropolitan Congregations United: outreach to homebound older adults and people with disabilities
  • Metro Trans Umbrella Group: food, toiletries, and social isolation for transgender adults
  • Operation Food Search: food for children and families
  • Paraquad: coordinate disability services across region; emotional support and communication for people with disabilities
  • Project Compassion: food and basic services, including delivery to homebound
  • Saint Patrick Center: financial assistance for rent and utilities
  • St. Francis Community Services: therapy, legal aid and case management
  • St. Louis Crisis Nursery: 24/7 crisis hotline, emergency respite care and basic care items for families at risk for child abuse.
  • St. Louis Area Agency on Aging: nutrition, transportation and other services for older adults
  • St. Louis Area Diaper Bank: diaper distribution to individuals and partner organizations
  • St. Louis Area Food Bank: provide food to children, adults, and seniors; address network disruptions
  • St. Louis County Library Foundation  – Sourcing and distributing technology for students to be able to access distance learning; providing space for distribution of food and diapers.
  • St. Louis Public Schools Foundation – Sourcing and distribute technology for students to be able to access distance learning; providing food and educational activity packets for children at 33 sites throughout the City.
  • Society of St. Vincent DePaul: food, utilities, medicine, rent & utilities support
  • The Salvation Army: food, supplies, shelter
  • United for Children: coordinating childcare for emergency and essential personnel; nutrition for children typically in childcare
  • Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis: nutrition and isolation for seniors; rent and utilities relief for low-income residents