A ministry of the United Church of Christ, Deaconess Foundation has invested more than $80 million to improve the health of the St. Louis community since 1998 and believes healthy, hope-filled futures for children benefit the entire region. The Foundation’s grantmaking footprint includes St. Louis City, St. Louis, Jefferson, St. Charles and Franklin Counties in Missouri and Madison, St. Clair and Monroe Counties in Illinois.
Vision for Children at Risk
Vision for Children at Risk mobilizes the St. Louis region to take action on the critical needs of children. They are a catalyst creating positive change in the way the St. Louis area takes care of its children.
Unleashing Potential (formerly Neighborhood Houses) provides a variety of programs and services designed to strengthen children and families, helping them to reach their own magnificent potential.