SOS Letters of Inquiry Due September 27

The Spirit of St. Louis (SOS) Women’s Fund, a component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, connects women across St. Louis to collectively strengthen the community through informed, focused grant-making. The group, a component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, has over 250 members. Since its founding in 2006, SOS has invested over $2.5M in grants.

Nonprofits seeking funding for the 2019-2020 grant cycle are invited to submit a letter of inquiry. Organizations will be notified if they are chosen to submit a full proposal. Applicants must be 501(c)(3) organizations with budgets below $1.5 million, operating within the St. Louis area that provide services within the city of St. Louis and/or to one of the following counties: St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson, and Franklin in Missouri or St. Clair, Madison, and Monroe in Illinois.

Interested organizations must register and letters of inquiry must be uploaded online at between September 1 and September 27, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

Click here for the Outline of the 2019-2020 Grant Application Process for SOS.

For questions related to the grant process, contact

For help with online registration or the uploading of application documents, contact