Senior Fund Awards $1.2M in Renewals for Fund Defined Grants

Renewals of current Fund Defined grants were approved by St. Louis City Senior Fund’s executive board for a total of $1,219,885 in awards that began July 1 (FY2021).

The Senior Fund’s Fund Defined grant opportunity is funding awarded to address needs of older St. Louis City residents in specific focus areas determined by the Senior Fund board based on community needs assessments and other sources. Grant renewals were for four focus areas: Falls Prevention, Economic Security, Social Isolation, and Homemaker Chore Services.

Twenty-four organizations will continue to provide resources supported in whole or in part by the Senior Fund:

  • Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Missouri Chapter (Social Isolation)
  • Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities (Social Isolation)
  • Bilingual International Assistant Services (Social Isolation)
  • Cardinal Ritter Senior Services (Economic Security)
  • Center for Hearing and Speech (Social Isolation)
  • City Seniors (Falls Prevention)
  • Community Health in Partnership Services (Social Isolation)
  • Deaconess Nurse Ministry (Economic Security)
  • Food Outreach (Homemaker Chore Services)
  • Heat Up St. Louis (Economic Security)
  • Housing Options Provided for the Elderly (Economic Security)
  • Jewish Family Services (Falls Prevention & Homemaker Chore Services)
  • LifeWise STL (Economic Security & Social Isolation)
  • Lutheran Senior Services (Economic Security)
  • Memory Care Home Solutions (Social Isolation)
  • Mission: St. Louis (Falls Prevention)
  • Missouri EnergyCare (Economic Security)
  • Northside Youth and Senior Service Center (Falls Prevention)
  • Oasis (Falls Prevention)
  • Paraquad (Falls Prevention)
  • Rebuilding Together – St. Louis (Falls Prevention)
  • St. Andrew’s Senior Solutions (Falls Prevention & Homemaker Chore Services)
  • St. Louis Area Agency on Aging (Economic Security)
  • Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Falls Prevention)

See the complete list of funded partners HERE. Learn more about the Senior Fund’s Fund Defined grants and other funding opportunities HERE.

Funded partners listed above are supported in part by their grant from the St. Louis City Senior Fund to serve residents in the City of St. Louis who are 60 years and older. Many organizations listed have additional resources to serve older adults in St. Louis City and other areas of the region.