Nonprofit

  • Annie’s Hope: ‘Grief is Normal, Natural’

    To honor our mission of partnering with donors around the sustainability of nonprofits, YouthBridge awards two Heritage Grants each year to child and youth serving organizations that are regularly supported by our clients. Heritage Grants provide $75,000 in unrestricted support over three years. This month, we highlight 2021 Heritage Grant recipient, Annie’s Hope.

  • St. Louis Area Diaper Bank Making a Basic Need More Accessible

    2020 was a pivotal year in a lot of ways. For the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank, it marked six years of serving the region, more than six million diapers distributed through 60 partner agencies, and the launch of a new initiative to expand resources for low-income women.

  • Veterans Find the Lives they Deserve through FOCUS

    We honor our veterans this month and salute the organizations dedicated to helping them live productive and rewarding lives after service, such as FOCUS Marines Foundation. YouthBridge partner Wayne C. Kaufmann Foundation has faithfully funded FOCUS since 2016, helping the organization to continue its mission of serving our nation’s veterans in their transition to civilian life.

  • Spreading Love and Hope in the Lou

    YouthBridge is committed to the sustainability of vital community services that build strong individuals and families. In this article, we highlight a 2020 recipient of our Nonprofit Recovery and Resilience grant, which has also received ongoing support through YouthBridge donor clients.

  • Training Camp Takes Fear out of Fundraising

     As the second deployment of our Nonprofit Recovery and Resiliency Fund, this summer we awarded 10 child-serving charitable organizations with weeklong training in building fundraising capacity. In this article, the Megan Meier Foundation shares how it gained a new perspective and approach to fundraising after attending the workshop.

  • IHELP Creating Immigrant Connections

    “You’d be amazed at how well our volunteers can communicate with their students without yet speaking the same language,” says Julie Fox, Executive Director of Immigrant Home English Learning Program (IHELP), formerly the Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program. “It’s about connecting on a primal level … More →

  • Nurses for Newborns Setting the Standard for Nurse Home Visiting

    Time and again, the newborn nursery nurse at St. Anthony’s Medical Center in South St. Louis County (now Mercy South) would see newborns that had just been released from the hospital return to the emergency room with preventable injuries and illnesses.

  • Generate Health a Champion of Family and Community

    Generate Health is leading the charge to improve outcomes in infant mortality and maternal health for black and brown families through a Home Visiting Collaborative.

  • Missouri Common Grant Application Budget Template

  • Investment Performance

    YouthBridge uses a nonprofit organization called Greater Horizons for back office administration and access to institutional quality, low cost pooled investment funds (and we pass those savings on to you!). Greater Horizons provides administrative services on more than three billion dollars in charitable assets for … More →

  • Contribute to your Fund

    YouthBridge Community Foundation offers several easy giving options. You can donate online using your credit card, mail a check, or even transfer stocks, bonds and other publicly-traded securities.

  • Nonprofit Endowment Account FAQ’s

    Why should we have an endowment fund? Stability is the main reason to have an endowment. Many nonprofits only think about the current fiscal year or the next payroll. It is important to move away from that short term thinking as soon as possible and … More →

  • YEP STL!

    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.