2022 St. Louis SVP Investments

The SoulFisher Ministries

The SoulFisher Ministries responds to the needs of youth with incarcerated parents to promote restorative justice for those currently and formerly incarcerated through STEM-based after school tutoring. The SoulFisher Ministries was selected as an Investee in the 2019-2020 Grant Cycle.

Dream Builders 4 Equity

Dream Builders 4 Equity provides at-risk youth with access to a diverse and broad set of assets through mentorship, entrepreneurship, scholarship, and leadership training. Dream Builders 4 Equity was selected as an Investee in the 2020-2021 Grant Cycle.

Youth & Family Center

Youth & Family Center provides programs and recreational activities in a safe, stable, and nurturing environment that improve first and second chances for success. Youth & Family Center was selected as an Investee in the 2020-2021 Grant Cycle.

CyberUp

CyberUp develops the cybersecurity talent pipeline both short and long-term. In the short term, the apprenticeship program develops and prepares a skilled workforce for companies to hire. In the long-term the PowerUp: Cyber Games connects youth with a gamified, virtual cybersecurity competition to gain cybersecurity skills and piques their interest in pursuing STEM-related careers. CyberUp was selected as an Investee in the 2021-2022 Grant Cycle.

Disabled Athlete Sports Association

DASA encourages a holistic, healthy lifestyle through a family-friendly athletic and rehabilitative environment that empowers children and adults with physical disabilities to live to the best of their natural abilities with greater emotional and physical well-being. DASA serves about 350 individuals per year through 5 main programs. DASA was selected as an Investee in the 2021-2022 grant cycle.

Eye Thrive

Eye Thrive ensures no child in the STL region fails to thrive simply because their family cannot afford glasses. Eye Thrive provides free eye care to low-income children throughout the Saint Louis metro region, including school-wide vision screenings, eye exams, glasses and specialty-care referrals. Eye Thrive was selected as an Investee in the 2021-2022 grant cycle.