News & Updates

What’s the Incarnate Word Foundation up to lately? Search our archive for the latest on our collaborative partnerships and projects.

News & Updates Archive

Incarnate Word Foundation is in the news, and bringing you articles and information related to our community concerns, partnerships, and initiatives. Search our archive for more information:


Nicole Hudson on “Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis” RECON’s Summer 2018 Event

Nicole Hudson, Deputy Mayor for Racial Equity and Priority Initiatives for the City of St. Louis, addressed the June 13, 2018 RECON event with her thoughts on Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis. Her remarks began with a brief history of her parents’ careers, including their trailblazing academic achievements. “They did…

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EHOC Fair Housing Conference

The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council (EHOC) & For the Sake of All co-sponsored the April 25th Fair Housing Conference in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Fair Housing Act. “Segregation in St. Louis: Dismantling the Divide” brought together individuals and organizations to discuss the ways in which we can…

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An Evening with the Honorable Julian Castro

On March 22, 2018, the Honorable Julian Castro, former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Obama Administration, spent the day in St. Louis, a guest of Incarnate Word Foundation. Castro participated in “RECON: Toward a New Public Discourse,” a series of events to mark the 20th Anniversary of the…

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On The Street Where I Live

We appreciate our collaborative partner, Jeane Vogel, Executive Director, Webster Arts, who hosted this panel discussion in conjunction with “On the Street Where I Live,” a nationally juried exhibit.  Panelists: Ellie Wharton, General Manager, KWRH-LP, Radio 63119, located at Webster-Rock Hill Ministries Rev. Wendy Bruner, Pastor Peace United Church of Christ, Webster Groves Moderator: Sr. Helena Monahan,…

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Stories of Our St. Louis Sisters Essay Contest Winners

The fifth annual Stories of Our St Louis Sisters essay contest produced a record number of entries and a record number of winners. The following students were awarded Amazon Gift Cards at a November 14 ceremony at Incarnate Word Academy. The contest is sponsored by the Incarnate Word Foundation and is an attempt to draw…

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Plant & Care for an Urban Orchard in St. Louis City

The Incarnate Word Foundation (IWF) is seeking applications for an organization/individual partnership to plant and care for an Urban Orchard in St. Louis City. This project spurs localized economic and community development by serving the surrounding neighborhood with access to fruit trees and providing public green space. A percentage of the produce yielded from the orchards…

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News Categories

Read more about IWF news, happenings within the Catholic Church and St. Louis community, RECON events, and our COVID-19 Response.

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Catholic News

Updates on the Catholic Church’s efforts to serve the poor and marginalized in St. Louis and across the globe.

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RECON Events

An Invitation for St. Louis to Come Together, Learn Together, and Engage in Reuniting Divided Communities.

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COVID-19

Every continent in the world is impacted by the corona virus pandemic. In St. Louis, we’re supporting communities to help us sustain each another.

Grant Partners

Grant Partners

Our grants spark collaborative relationships by
funding organizations serving the most vulnerable in our city.

Our Priorities

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.

Our Impact on the St. Louis Community

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.