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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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      Letter of Intent:

      A grantor’s letter or brief statement indicating intention to make a specific gift.

    • Leverage:

      A method of grantmaking practiced by some foundations. Leverage occurs when a small amount of money is given with the express purpose of attracting funding from other sources or of providing the organization with the tools it needs to raise other kinds of funds.

    • Limited-Purpose Foundation:

      A type of foundation that restricts its giving to one or very few areas of interest, such as higher education or medical care.

St. Louis Community Foundation

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