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 - What a Year St. Louis!


It’s been a year of progress for the St. Louis Community Foundation. We moved our offices to Clayton and Big Bend, which puts us at the heart of regional philanthropy. Our donors continue to generously support the region’s nonprofits, while making use of the Community Foundation’s estate- and charitable-planning services.


  • Give STL Day 2017

    Give STL Day 2017

    Nonprofit registration for Give STL Day is open! Go here to register to participate!

    Remember, all nonprofits wanting to participate in this exciting 24-hour day of online give must register – even if they participated in Give STL Day in the past.

    In addition, the Community Foundation has announced this year’s Give STL Day training sessions.

  • 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