Archive of Collaborations
Search here for information on the Foundation’s past and current collaborative projects and partners:
YWCA Metro St. Louis
seeks to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
Magdalene St. Louis
empowers women through a two-year residential program for women who have survived lives of prostitution, trafficking, addiction, and life on the streets.
Shut It Down
is a collaborative project providing education on racial equity and implicit bias for Saint Louis Public Schools personnel.
provides access to the transformative power of music to those whose lives need it most by cultivating inspiration, education, community and enrichment, at no charge to those they serve. They opened their first Free Piano School in October 2014 at its Gravois Park Location on Cherokee Street.
Dutchtown South Community Corporation
is an anchor institution in the process of carrying out a community based planning initiative for Dutchtown and surrounding neighborhoods. This process includes community engagement, community planning, market research, physical design, and social services.
nourishes its community with tasty, wholesome food while sharing the skills necessary to be well fed through their program Dig In! that takes teens on a series of food adventures focusing on shopping for fresh food, food preparation and more.
At the heart of the foundation, we value efforts to advance equity, opportunity, & human dignity. These efforts often address the following topics, though Racial Equity is the overarching, all-encompassing priority for each organization or project we fund.
“Funding neighborhood work fosters systemic change by addressing the root causes of poverty and oppression. It fosters the confidence within individuals to dream while simultaneously creating access to the tools and resources needed to achieve those dreams.” — IWF Executive Summary, 2019