Missouri Grants and Foundations

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Denise Elizabeth
Denise Elizabeth
Senior Financial Editor & Writer

Date Published: February 23, 2021

Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation - Missouri & National Focus

The Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation is a private foundation with about $11 million in assets. The mission of the Foundation can be summed up as “Improving the quality of life in Missouri”. Grants are not made to projects outside of the United States. The State of Missouri is strongly favored as the targeted geographical area. Areas of funding interest include Children, Culture, Education, Environment, Health, Historical Projects, Hospitals,…

Ameren’s Corporate Charitable Trust - Missouri, Illinois

Each year, millions of dollars are donated to programs in education, services for the youth and elderly, and the environment in Ameren™s Missouri and Illinois service areas. Contributions to the Ameren Corporate Trust come entirely from corporate earnings and are not charged to customers as a business expense.

Anheuser-Busch Foundation

Anheuser–Busch and its charitable foundation have established the following as their primary focus areas for cash donations: Education, Economic Development, Environment. Anheuser–Busch has established the following as its primary focus areas for corporate sponsorships: Education, Economic Development, Environment, Arts and Culture, Minority Development. Contributions are primarily limited to organizations located in communities where the Compa…

Anheuser-Busch Foundation - Multiple States - URL Correction

Anheuser–Busch and its charitable foundation have established the following as their primary focus areas for cash donations: Education, Economic Development, Environment. Anheuser–Busch has established the following as its primary focus areas for corporate sponsorships: Education, Economic Development, Environment, Arts and Culture, Minority Development. Contributions are primarily limited to organizations located in communities where the Compa…

Bank of the West - AZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, MN, MO, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, UT,...

The mission of the Bank’s Charitable Contributions Program is to help meet the needs of the communities we serve by supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving quality of life, particularly for low– and moderate–income individuals and communities. The Bank will consider requests for contributions from nonprofit organizations that qualify under the following charitable giving categories: Community and Economic Development, Edu…

Community Foundation of the Ozarks

CFO supports community grant making programs throughout the Missouri Ozarks. These efforts include affiliate community foundations, Metropolitan Springfield, the Missouri Ozarks region, and Youth Empowerment programs.

Curry Family Foundation - Kansas City

The Curry Family Foundation intends to assist local not–for–profit organizations in their efforts to improve the lives of endangered children and other disadvantaged persons, to promote cultural enrichment and to provide educational opportunities.

Emerson Charitable Trust

Emerson, primarily through the nonprofit Emerson Charitable Trust, provides financial assistance and other support to encourage development and delivery of sound, innovative programs that improve and enrich human lives, promote volunteerism, and provide services directly to those in need. We also support opportunities that amplify the overall impact of our corporate giving through challenge grants to stimulate contributions by others. To make our philanthr…

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation

The Enterprise Rent–A–Car Foundation gives back and strengthens through charitable support the thousands of communities where our employees and our customers work and live.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation was established in the mid–1960s by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the Kauffman Foundation is among the thirty largest foundations in the United States with an asset base of approximately $2 billion. Our vision is to foster “a society of economically independent individuals who are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communit…

Francis Family Foundation

The Francis Family Foundation envisions current and future generations of well–rounded individuals who are creative, lifelong learners striving to achieve their fullest potential and are well prepared to contribute to community and society in general. The Foundation will continue to focus its efforts in the area of pulmonary research on a national level. The Foundation will continue to focus its efforts in the areas of lifelong learning and arts and…

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non“profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant i…

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation is a public charity under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Its mission is to improve the quality of life in Greater Kansas City by increasing charitable giving, connecting donors to community needs they care about, and leading on critical community issues.

Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation

The Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation makes over $6.5 million in grants annually to over 1,000 organizations in the broad areas of the arts, community development, education, environment, health, human services and religion. While it predominately supports St. Louis area nonprofits, grants are also made to national and international charities.

Guy I. Bromley Trust

The Guy I. Bromley Trust was established in 1964 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming. The Bromley Trust supports organizations that serve the residents of Atchison, Kansas and the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Community Improvement & Capacity Building; Education; Health; Human Services.

H & R Block Foundation

Since 1974, The H & R Block Foundation has improved the quality of life by responding to the changing needs of people and communities through thoughtful, innovative, and responsible philanthropy. The Foundation aligns leadership and resources to create positive social change on important community issues. The Foundation prefers to support projects and programs that strive for excellence, improve service for clients and strengthen the organization. A ma…

Hall Family Foundation

The Hall Family Foundation concentrates its philanthropic efforts on five areas of interest in the Greater Kansas City area: Education, Children, Youth and Families, Arts, Community Development.

Hallmark Corporate Foundation

The mission of our Community Involvement Program is simple. We want to help create communities where: all children have the chance to grow up as healthy, productive and caring persons; vibrant arts and cultural experiences enrich the lives of all citizens; there is a strong infrastructure of basic institutions and services, especially for persons in need; and all citizens feel a responsibility to serve their community.

Harrah’s Foundation - AZ, CA, IL, IN, IO, LA, MS, MO, NC, NJ, NV, PA, TN

The Harrah™s Foundation focuses its philanthropic efforts on three categories: Seniors “ community–based programs that enhance the lives of seniors are our primary philanthropic initiative. Education “ community–based programs that enhance educational opportunities and resources for students seeking higher education. Civic “ broadly defined as local programs that are vital to the success of each of our communitie…

Innovative Technology Education Fund - St. Louis

The Innovative Technology Education Fund (ITEF) offers a competitive grant program for schools located within our Geographic Service Area. We invite accredited K–12 educational institutions, their classroom educators, and 501 (c) (3) non–profits who are partnering with accredited K–12 educational institutions to consider applying for a grant. Project proposals may benefit individual classrooms, grade level(s), a school site and/or a colla…

J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation

The purposes of the Foundation are to aid Christian religious organizations, charitable organizations, institutions of higher learning, hospitals and other organizations of a general charitable nature. The Foundation has a geographical area of giving which includes only the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

James S. McDonnell Foundation

JSMF believes that private philanthropic support for science is most effective when it invests in the acquisition of new knowledge and in the responsible application of knowledge for solving the real world problems. Applicants are encouraged to keep this in mind when preparing proposals. Projects supported through the 21st Century Science Initiative are expected to meet highly selective intellectual standards. JSMF Funds in three program Areas: Studying Co…

John W. Speas & Effie E. Speas Memorial Trust

The John W. Speas & Effie E. Speas Memorial Trust was established in 1943 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming. The Speas Memorial Trust supports organizations that serve the residents of Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area.

Kerr Foundation

The Kerr Foundation supports 501(c)3 organizations, programs and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunity to those within the granting areas, particularly the young. We believe that this is best accomplished in the areas of education, health, cultural development and community service. While preference is given to Oklahoma organizations and institutions, we recognize that such located outside the state and region can also have a beneficial imp…

Louetta M. Cowden Foundation

The Louetta M. Cowden Foundation was established in 1964 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming. The Cowden Foundation supports organizations that serve the residents of Kansas City, Missouri. There are no application deadlines for the Cowden Foundation. Proposals are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Grants from the Foundation are 1 year in duration.

Louis & Elizabeth Nave Flarsheim Charitable Foundation

The Louis & Elizabeth Nave Flarsheim Charitable Foundation was established to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming. The Flarsheim Foundation supports organizations that serve the residents of Kansas City, Missouri. The foundation has no deadlines for proposals.

Missouri Children's Trust Fund

The Missouri Children’s Trust Fund’s primary responsibility is to provide grants to community–based agencies and organizations throughout the state that focus on child abuse prevention and the support of children and their families. Each year, CTF awards several types of prevention funding including general prevention grants, discretionary grants, Community–Based Child Abuse Prevention, and CTF license plate marketing partnerships.

Missouri Foundation for Health

The foundation, which is dedicated to serving the uninsured and underserved in eighty–four Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis, will support the implementation of integrated treatment services for adults diagnosed with co–occurring disorders, using best–practice models and methods. The target population to be served by this funding is adults with both moderate to severe substance abuse addictions and mental illnesses.

Moneta Group Charitable Foundation - St. Louis

The Moneta Group Charitable Foundation intends to continue to provide funding for organizations and programs with a primary focus on children, education, the elderly, and community needs through its new volunteer initiative, Moneta Momentum. By encouraging hands–on volunteerism by Moneta Group employees, the Foundation expects to enhance the quality of life for those who live in the Metro St. Louis region.

Monsanto Fund

The organizations and programs we support are as varied as the places around the globe where we do business. Our goal, however, is but one: To improve peoples lives by bridging the gap between their needs and their resources. Some grants emanate from our headquarters community in St. Louis, while others come from our facilities in the U.S. and around the world. Still another kind of giving comes in the form of matching gifts that support our employees&apos…

Musgrave Foundation

The Musgrave Foundation funds programs in Springfield & Greene Counties, Missouri. Areas of funding interest include Children Services, Healthcare & Education, Senior Services, Arts & Community Betterment.

National City Community Involvement

National City recognizes its responsibility to its communities in which we live, learn, and work. Its objective is to support organizations that enhance educational, economic, and cultural priorities of its local communities and to provide for the health and welfare of all citizens. Such support may be in the form of cash donations, in–kind gifts or services, and employee volunteers. Geographical areas served: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, M…

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Nestl© Purina PetCare Company Community Affairs Charitable Giving supports those organizations located in the greater St. Louis area and in cities where our Company operates manufacturing facilities that affect the Company and its associates as well as the population in general. We will consider support to not–for–profit, tax exempt organizations that focus interests on programs that emphasize the needs of the disadvantaged, particularly t…

Pott Foundation

The Pott Foundation was established in 1963 by Herman T. Pott. The grant making process is overseen by an Advisory Committee made up of seven members. The Advisory Committee of the Pott Foundation honors the values that were important to Herman T. Pott and Phenie R. Pott; children, education and health and human services. Most of the grant recipients are located in Herman Pott’s adopted city of St. Louis, Missouri. The Advisory Committee has given gra…

Pujols Family Foundation

The Pujols Family Foundation was founded in 2005 with the sole purpose of reflecting the love and compassion for children afflicted by the Down Syndrome in the US and in the Dominican Republic.

Robert and Frances Chaney Family Foundation

The mission of the Robert and Frances Chaney Family Foundation is to reach out to organizations in specified communities to build a better future by granting funds for educational purposes, human services, charitable and faith–based groups, and other purposes focusing on benefiting children, families and public safety personnel who reside in Jackson & Josephine Counties, Oregon; Barry County, Missouri and Cabell County, West Virginia.

Safeco - St. Louis

Safeco realizes that the most vibrant and successful neighborhoods have three things in common: an economically strong foundation, the ability to protect that foundation, and a cohesiveness that makes them desirable places to live. Our funding priorities seek to build strength in each of these areas. We fund programs and organizations that play a role in: Building an economic foundation for strong neighborhoods, Helping neighborhoods flourish and thrive. S…

Sosland Foundation

The Sosland Foundation is a private philanthropic foundation funded and directed by family members, making grants only to I.R.S. Section 501(c)(3) approved organizations in the Kansas City area. We fund various types of projects, although a large number of our gifts outside of the religious community are focused on social welfare and educational projects. Most gifts are in the range of $1,000 to $5,000.

St. Louis Cardinals Care Foundation

The St. Louis Cardinals Care Foundation community foundation has the following requirements for nonprofit organizations seeking funding. Serve or support youths under 20 years old, Operate in “Cardinals Country”, Be a 501 (c) (3) with a Federal tax exempt letter, Must be up and running as a 501 (c) (3) for a least 1 year, Budget for entire organization not to exceed $2,000,000, Administration/fundraising expenses not to exceed 30% of total budget, If you o…

Taylor S. Abernathy & Patti Harding Abernathy Charitable Trust

The Taylor S. Abernathy & Patti Harding Abernathy Charitable Trust was established in 1988 to support religious, charitable, scientific, and educational purposes. To that end, the trust provides grants that support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming. The Abernathy Charitable Trust generally supports organizations that serve residents of the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area. Areas of funding inter…

The Larry Hughes Foundation

The Larry Hughes Foundation is dedicated to creating a safe and comfortable environment for those families affected by the emotional and financial burdens of organ transplants, both as recipients and donors, with a strong emphasis on promoting education and awareness.

Truman Heartland Community Foundation

The mission of the Truman Heartland Community Foundation is to improve area communities by promoting and serving private giving for the public good. THCF makes annual grants from two unrestricted Community Grants Funds. Contributions to Unrestricted and Field of Interest Funds entrust our Board of Directors with the responsibility for selecting appropriate grantees from the following broad areas of charitable activity: arts, culture and historic preservati…

Victor E. Speas Foundation

The Victor E. Speas Foundation was established in 1947 to provide medical care for the needy, to further medical research, and to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming. The Speas Foundation supports organizations that serve the residents of Kansas City, Missouri. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Community Improvement & Capacity Building; Education; Health; Human…

Visteon Corporation - AL, MI, MS, MO, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX

The Visteon Corporation supports the belief that a cohesive society is an essential foundation for business success, and that companies thrive with healthier, better–educated and more productive people. We believe that making corporate contributions is the best way to show employees and neighbors that we care about them, their families and their future. Visteon’s contributions are concentrated in two focus areas, youth and the environment. Viste…

Whitaker Foundation

The Whitaker Foundation makes grants in two focus areas: Enriching Lives Through the Arts, Encouraging the Preservation and Use of Parks. The Whitaker Foundation values projects that are creative in their execution, move toward self sustainability when possible, and are strategic in nature. This year all nonprofit agencies approaching the Foundation for support are asked to submit a Letter of Inquiry. Grants made by the Foundation support projects and agen…

William J. Brace Charitable Trust

The William J. Brace Charitable Trust was established in 1958 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming, with a preference for the following three areas: the education and health of children the health and care of older adults, hospitals in Kansas City, MO, The Brace Charitable Trust generally supports organizations that serve the residents of Kansas City, Missouri. There are no application deadlines…

Women's Foundation of Greater Kansas City

The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City raises, invests and grants funds to promote equity and opportunity for women and girls. Our grants have given local health centers the resources they need to provide better and more accessible services. We have helped improve the self–esteem of hundreds of women and girls by funding organizations that run support groups and personal healing and growth programs. And we have helped provide safe housing…