Deaconess Foundation is a faith-based grant making organization devoted to promotinghealthy and hope-filled futures for children growing up in the St. Louis region, especially for those growing up in the grip of poverty. Currently Deaconess Foundation grants are focused on building the capacity of nonprofits that serve youth and children.
What is New?
Deaconess Foundation chooses an inaugural round of advocacy partners.
2012 was a busy year for Deaconess Foundation. Read highlights from our annual report.
CEO and President, Rev. Starsky D. Wilson calls for region to prioritize the needs
of children in poverty.
Deaconess' approach highlighted in a recent report from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, read: Learning for Results.pdf
Impact Partnership Highlight: When the Christian Activity Center, a youth center in East St. Louis, started as an Impact Partner in 2004, "our administrative assistant was an answering machine we called Zelda," says CAC's executive director, Rev. Chet Cantrell, read more...
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