Grant Programs

  • Heritage

    To honor our mission of partnering with donors around sustainability of nonprofits, YouthBridge provides grants to child or youth serving organizations that are regularly supported by our fundholders.

  • Think Big for Kids

    The Think Big for Kids Fund provides grants designed to stimulate innovative thinking and fund big ideas from nonprofits that serve children and youth in our community.

  • Partnership or Merger

    YouthBridge Community Foundation of Greater St. Louis has developed this grant program to assist nonprofits who are looking to, or have already found, ways to partner or merge with other nonprofits.

  • Gateway Children’s Charity

    The Gateway Children’s Charity grant (GCC) provides grants to early childhood programs that support children living in underserved St. Louis communities.

  • Capacity Building

    YouthBridge has developed this grant program to assist nonprofits in building, strengthening and sustaining their organizations.

  • Wayne C. Kaufmann Charitable Foundation

    The Wayne C. Kaufmann Charitable Foundation seeks to improve the care and welfare of people in the community so that human beings can live up to their God-given potential.

  • William S. Anheuser Charitable Fund

    The William S. Anheuser Charitable Fund, a Donor-Advised Fund of YouthBridge Community Foundation, follows the guiding principle to Enrich, Enlighten, Encourage and Educate a few to Enable them to Pay It Forward.

  • Youth Entrepreneurship

    The Youth Entrepreneurship Grant is designed to support capacity building for youth entrepreneurship programs and organizations in the greater St. Louis Area.

  • Fund Training Camp

    The Fund Training Camp supports nonprofits’ efforts around fundraising capacity.  The grant will award 10 child-serving charitable organizations with weeklong training in building an effective fund development program. the intensive, interactive five-day training course will be conducted by Let’s Build Hope – a local consultancy of nonprofit and fundraising professionals with a proven record in nonprofit transformation.

  • YEP STL! – Youth Engaged in Philanthropy

    YEP STL! (Youth Engaged in Philanthropy) is a group of high school students passionate about helping the community and motivated to help youth of St. Louis by encouraging bright futures. We do this by reviewing applications for grant money and evaluating where we think it will be best spent.

  • Child Abuse and Neglect Facility Improvement and Infrastructure Grant

    Past Grant Opportunity: YouthBridge Community Foundation partnered with the Children’s Trust Fund of Missouri to provide support to nonprofits addressing child abuse and neglect.