Incarnate Word Foundation
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    St. Louis, MO 63110
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General Operating Grant ⋆ Incarnate Word Foundation
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General Operating Grant

Our Primary Grant Cycle

This annual grant cycle is open to proposals up to $10,000 for general operating support. Consideration will be given to the St. Louis region including St. Louis City, St. Louis County and East St. Louis.


  • Spark collaboration and relationships in the communities we serve
  • Fund organizations that are serving or advocating for the most vulnerable in our city


  • Must be a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization or use a fiscal agent
  • Connects to the values of the Incarnate Word Foundation
  • Has strong relationships with other organizations in the community
  • Approaches work with innovation and strategic thinking.
  • Please note that our foundation policy does not allow for overhead costs to colleges, universities, or other higher education institutions.


  • Grant Orientation, April, 2020. To view a past grant orientation presentation, you can access the grant orientation power point here.
  • Letters of Intent (LOI) due May, 2020
  • Staff will review LOIs and notify grantees to submit a full application by June, 2020
  • Full Applications are due July, 2020
  • Notification of funding occurs in September, 2020
  • Grants are awarded in December, 2020