COVID-19 Round One
Grant Recipients


  • 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: eelder services, food & pharmaceuticals delivery
  • Alive & Well Communities: basic services, mental health, and isolation
  • Behavioral Health Network: uninsured adults, homeless needing mental health services
  • Cardinal Ritter Senior Services: basic needs, mental health, and isolation
  • Catholic Charities of St. Louis: coordinate agencies providing unmet and emerging needs
  • Community Action Agency of St. Louis County: rent, mortgage, utility, and food assistance
  • Connections to Success: access to technology, food, transportation, occurring because of a job loss
  • 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
  • St. Francis Community Services: therapy, legal aid and case management
  • St. Louis Area Agency on Aging: nutrition, transportation and other services for older adults
  • St. Louis Area Food Bank: provide food to children, adults, and seniors; address network disruptions
  • The Salvation Army: food, supplies, shelter
  • United for Children: Coordinating childcare for emergency and essential personnel; nutrition for children typically in child care
  • Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis: nutrition and isolation for seniors; rent and utilities relief for low-income residents