A Century of Service. Giving for Good.

St. Louis is our home.
Help make sure the nonprofits and cultural
organizations that enrich our community are taken care of today, tomorrow — forever.

Give STL Day Returns
Give STL Day Returns

Join us May 11th!

Consider taking the St. Louis Gift Pledge. Imagine what you can bring to life with a gift of $1 million to the nonprofit of your choice.

An ardent supporter of the arts during her lifetime, today, Lucille Papendick endows St Louis. How? By having an unrestricted fund that can be used to support regional needs and challenges of today, tomorrow and forever.

With her IRA and smart estate planning strategies from the Foundation, Irene will support the female scientists of tomorrow as they find cures for viruses we do not even know exist today.

Greetings From Our New Home!
Greetings From Our New Home!


Our new address:


#2 Oak Knoll Park
St. Louis, MO 63105

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2016 - Another Great Year of Giving


Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the St. Louis Community Foundation made more than 4,000 grants totaling more than $40 million to nonprofits in 2016. Approximately 85% of those dollars stayed right here in St. Louis.


  • Give STL Day 2017

    Give STL Day 2017

    Are you excited? We’re excited! It’s almost time for this year’s Give STL Day event!  Please join us on Thursday, May 11th, to see how much money we can raise for area nonprofits. 

    Visit givestlday.org today to browse all participating nonprofits.

  • The Quest Scholarship Fund

    The Quest Scholarship Fund

    The Quest Scholarship Fund, newly established at the St. Louis Community Foundation, aims to help high-achieving students from low-income families experience a life-changing opportunity to study abroad.

  • Charitable Planning: Think Creatively

    Charitable Planning: Think Creatively

    As you evaluate your year-end giving efforts, it may be helpful to think “beyond the checkbook” and develop a charitable plan that incorporates other assets like appreciated securities or even real estate. Doing so can extend the impact of your giving dollars for the causes or nonprofits you care about.

St. Louis Community Foundation

#2 Oak Knoll Park, St. Louis, MO 63105
tel 314-588-8200, fax 314-588-8088