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St. Louis Community Foundation

#2 Oak Knoll Park
Saint Louis, MO 63105

tel 314-588-8200
fax 314-588-8088

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accreditedcfsealThe St. Louis Communitiy Foundation, the first community foundation established in Missouri, is proud to be among an elite group nationwide to be confirmed in compliance with the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.

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      Grant:

      An award of funds to an organization or individual to undertake charitable activities.

    • Grant Monitoring:

      The ongoing assessment of the progress of the activities funded by a donor, with the objective of determining if the terms and conditions of the grant are being met and if the goal of the grant is likely to be achieved.

    • Grantee:

      The individual or organization that receives a grant.

    • Grantor:

      The individual or organization that makes a grant.

    • Grassroots Fundraising:

      Efforts to raise money from individuals or groups from the local community on a broad basis. Usually an organization does grassroots fundraising within its own constituency-people who live in the neighborhood served or clients of the agency’s services. Grassroots fundraising activities include membership drives, raffles, bake sales, auctions, dances and a range of other activities.

    • Guidelines:

      A statement of a foundation’s goals, priorities, criteria and procedures for applying for a grant.

St. Louis Community Foundation

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