• Before and After photos of a rehab project in St. Louis

    May 2024

    Impact Investing – Tabernacle Community Development Corporation • YouthBridge Community Foundation Awards Two New Partnership or Merger Grants • 2024 YEP! STL Grants Awarded • Gateway Children’s Charity Grant Opportunity • Need-to-know updates on the proposed donor-advised fund regulations • Celebrate variety: Many assets make great gifts to charity • What’s caught our attention

  • April 2024

    Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital – Access to Extraordinary Care • FOCUS Marines Foundation – Service Never Ceases • 2024 Family Business Speaker Series • Grant Opportunity • Save the Date: Progress 64 Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund •  Gifts of appreciated stock • “Shell funds” and other handy tools for charitable clients • Charitable planning for wealthy clients: In the spotlight

  • March 2024

    Rung for Women – Another Successful Connection • Pony Bird Uses Merger Grant Strategically • 2024 Family Business Speaker Series • Tax return reviews help clients level up charitable giving plans • Donor-advised funds: Recommended reading • Fund types tailored to your client’s charitable goals

  • February 2024

    The Noir Bookshop Fund: A Fiscal Sponsorship to Love • Love Takes Many Forms • 2024 Family Business Speaker Series • Digital giving cards are now •  Serving clients who love local • FAQs: A snapshot of clients’ tax-time charitable giving questions • Use caution when advising clients about donating works of art

  • January 2024

    Building on Successes of 2023 for More Meaningful Impact in 2024 – Words from YouthBridge CEO, Barbara Carswell • Progress 64 Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund Established with YouthBridge • YouthBridge Awards Grants for Child Abuse and Neglect Facility Improvement and Infrastructure • Announcing YouthBridge Community Foundation 2024 Grant Programs  • Professional Advisor’s Corner • Big gifts, bullish portfolios, and kids who move away • Unrestricted giving, the trust factor, and why it matters to your clients • Tax law twists and turns

  • December 2023

    The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis Receives YouthBridge Heritage Grant • Restore Orphan Fund Meets at YouthBridge Offices • Order Giving Cards by December 12 • YEP STL grant applications open • P64 Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund Awardees • Capacity Building Grants Awarded• A Changing of the Guard • Reminder for Donor-Advised Fundholders •  IRA Charitable Rollover for 2023 • By the numbers: What’s around the corner in 2024 • Charitable giving tips for clients’ golden years • Philanthropy keeps your clients sticky

  • November 2023

    Gateway Children’s Charity, a Successful YouthBridge Partnership • CASA of St. Louis Receives YouthBridge Heritage Grant • Give the Gift of Giving • Youth Entrepreneurship Grant Award • Tips for clients’ year-end giving • Life insurance: A key charitable planning tool for certain clients • Philanthropy tips and trends

  • October 2023

    Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois – Entrepreneurs of the Future • Generate Health – Uplifting Thriving Black Families • Now Accepting Scholarship Applications • Infrastructure Grant OpportunityHeritage Grants Awarded • Congratulations to the 2023 Gateway Children’s Charity grantees • Clients want to know: What’s deductible and what’s not? • Spotting opportunity • Charitable planning and women clients: Three mini-case studies

  • September 2023

    IFM Overcomes Healthcare Barriers • St. Louis Community Credit Union Emphasizes “Community” • Inner Workings of Philanthropy • Leadership Opportunity for High School Students • Progress 64 Scholarship • New Grant Partnership • Smart disaster giving can offer predictability to the unpredictable • Keep your eye on clients’ appreciated stock–always • For clients who may sell a business

  • August 2023

    Back to School in “One Classroom” • The Power of a Pencil • Michele Mosley, Director of Development & Marketing • Capacity Building Grant Program • Impact Investing in Greater St. Louis • Structure is a critical step in multi-generational philanthropy • Legacy giving: A conversation that’s full of opportunity • Stories that caught our attention

  • July 2023

    St. Francis Community Services Emphasizes Reading with YEP Grant • Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis Supports Families • Gateway Children’s Charity • How “catch-up” contributions can boost clients’ giving • Advising clients about AI’s impact on charitable giving​​​​​​​ • Our reading selections

  • June 2023

    Saint Louis Story Stitchers • Cultural Leadership • YouthBridge distributes 500 suitcases to Children’s nonprofits • YouthBridge welcomes new Board members Elizabeth Houlihan and Tom Goldberg • New Grant Partnership • Summer topics worth watching • Bridging the gaps in multi-generational family philanthropy • Gifts of cash or stock: Is it a toss up?

  • May 2023

    Endowment Fundholders Christian Family Services • YEP STL! Grantee Special Education Foundation • YouthBridge Annual Report 2022 • 2023 YEP STL! Grants Awarded • Estate Planning Council Annual Golf Outing and Dinner • Retirement plans to charity: Understanding the “trifecta” of tax benefits • Should clients worry about … More →

  • April 2023

    earthday365 • STL Youth Jobs Bridging the Workforce Divide • Capacity Building  • Investing for Impact • Beyond the standard deduction • Tax tips to keep you on your toes • Turmoil in banking and technology

  • March 2023

    Jefferson County CASA • Students Soar into STEM and the Aviation Field • Family Business Speaker Series • Business & Personal Gifts Made Easy • Disaster giving: Perspectives for your clients • Hidden no more: Designated funds and field-of-interest funds • Giving a business to … More →

  • February 2023

    Pet Clinic Envisions ‘No Needless Kill Community’ • East Side Aligned • Family Business Speaker Series • Client conversations: Why your 2023 agenda must include charitable giving It’s not too early for spring cleaning: Make this the year to help clients get organized • In case you missed it: Three tax tips worth smiling about

  • January 2023

    Healing Action – a Gateway from Exploitation to Empowerment • Four New Capacity Building Grants Announced • YouthBridge announces 2023 grant programs • Celebrating the new Legacy IRA and a boost for QCDs • Why charitable gift annuities are having a moment • Why it’s smart to talk with your clients about charitable giving

  • December 2022

    Nine PBS: ‘Programs Should Represent All Kids’ • Spotlight on Heritage Grantee Sherwood Forest • Holiday Giving Cards • YEP STL! grant applications due December 15 • Reminder for Donor-Advised Fundholders • IRA Charitable Rollover for 2022 • Charitable tax planning reminders • 5 most-asked questions about QCDs • NFTs connecting makers, investors and donors with causes they love

  • October 2022

    On the Road to a Stronger Child Care System for Missouri • Finding Hope and Faith through Fire • Grant Announcements • Family Business Awards • THE BEAR MARKET • HURRICANE RELIEF • NONPROFIT SECTOR INSIGHTS

  • November 2022

    When Dog and Man Rescue Each Other • PreventEd • Support Families and School Communities • Think Big For Kids Grant Announcement • Grant opportunity for youth-focused NPOs • Business Gift Solution •  Handy tools in a bear market • GivingTuesday • Avoiding valuation pitfalls