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 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 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 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.
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 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.