The following are links to Internet Resources that may be of benefit to nonprofits:

  1. Association of Fundraising Professionals:
  2. National Association of Charitable Gift Planners:
  3. Network for Strong Communities:
  4. St. Louis Planned Giving Council:
  5. American Council on Gift Annuties:
  6. Guidestar:
  7. Internal Revenue Service:
  8. Planned Giving Design Center:


  1. Cardinals Care - St. Louis Cardinals:
    • Must be for a project that involves children.
  2. Community Foundation of the Ozarks:
    1. Local grant opportunities.
  3. Federal Employees Campaign:
    1. Apply to be eligible for employee-designated gifts.
  4. Isle Casino: Community Aces:
    1. Annual contest for local grants.
  5. LaCroix UMC Mission Fund:
    1. Mini grants awarded to local charities.
  6. Rushing Family Trust:
    1. Proceeds from annual golf tournament.
  7. US Bank- Community Possible Foundation:
    1. Mini grants awarded through local branches. Focus on financial empowerment.
  8. Walmart
    1. Each store has mini grants to award, including Sam's club and Neighborhood Market.
  9. Women United/ United Way of Southeast Missouri:
    1. Mini grants available.
  10. Topic Specific: Allstate, Mary Kay, Avon,etc.
    1. Search for your service keywords and foundation grants.

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