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.

Guidelines

Funding Areas

YEP STL! will support organizations that address the following issues for children and youth:

  • Education
    • Enrichment
    • Mentoring
    • Life skills
  • Physical Health
  • Mental Health
    • Counseling
    • Suicide prevention
    • Organizations working with victims of child abuse
    • Organizations working with youth family issues

Size of Grants

We have $10,000 to divide between multiple organizations

Eligibility

  • Applicant must provide programs in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County
  • Applicant must be an IRC Section 501c3 organization

Proud sponsor

Past Recipients

2022

  • The Covering House, $2,500
  • Child Advocacy Center of NEMO, $1,250
  • Undies for Everyone, $500
  • Ollie Hinkle Heart Foundation, $2,000
  • More Than Enough Ministries, $500
  • CHADS, $1,000
  • CASA, $1250

2021

  • CHADS, $1,000
  • Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis, $3,000
  • Giving is a Family Tradition, $1,500
  • It’s Your Birthday, Inc., $200
  • Kingdom House, $1,500
  • North Side Community School, $700
  • Our Lady’s Inn, $500
  • St. Louis Area Diaper Bank, $1,700

2020

  • Asthma & Allergy Foundation, $2,000
  • Center for Hearing & Speech, $1,000
  • Duo Dogs, $200
  • Love in Action, $2000
  • Operation Food Search, $1,250
  • Room at the Inn, $1,750
  • United Services for Children, $1,820

2019

  • Angels’ Arms, $1,000
  • CASA, $1,500
  • Center for Hearing and Speech, $500
  • HealthWorks, $850
  • Our Lady’s Inn, $1,000
  • Ready Readers, $1,550
  • Rise Community Development, $1,250
  • United Services for Children, $350
  • We Stories, $2,000

2018

  • Kingdom House, $3,197
  • Lift for Life Gym, $1,000
  • Living Well Foundation, $1,403
  • LovetheLou, $1,000
  • The Little Bit Foundation, $2,400
  • Vitendo 4 Africa, $1,000

2017

  • Christian Activity Center, $2,240
  • HavenHouse, $1,000
  • LifeBridge Partnership, $1,000
  • LovetheLou, $1,000
  • National Council of Jewish Women, $2,000
  • Our Lady’s Inn, $760
  • The Little Bit Foundation, $2,000