Our Donors

JMS Charitable Foundation

JMS Charitable Foundation

JMS Charitable Foundation is a philanthropic foundation which strives to make a difference towards the betterment of humanity. The foundation is committed to improving lives through education and human services.


K. Ann Dempsey

Dr. Dempsey is a native of Wisconsin. She holds a BA from Lawrence University, an MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a PhD from Saint Louis University. She joined the faculty of St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley in 1966 and...


Karen Kalish, Troublemaker of the Best Kind

Serial social entrepreneur Karen Kalish established this scholarship opportunity to encourage troublemakers of the best kind, people who identify injustice and work mightily to affect positive change. Karen, founder of nonprofits Operation Understanding DC, Cultural...


Ken and Lois Marshall

Born in St. Louis in 1926, Richard Lawrence ‘Larry’ Carp was a man of many interests. Educated in St. Louis, Paris, and Geneva, Switzerland, Dr. Carp was keenly interested in public affairs and the law. After interning in the legal division of the United Nations, he...

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Lefton Family

To celebrate Morris Lefton founding Metal Exchange Corporation in 1974, Mike Lefton, current Chairman and CEO, approached his mother, Marlene, and his two sisters about establishing a scholarship to honor the memory of her husband and their father and to celebrate...


Magellan Health

Magellan Health established two scholarship programs for the children of their employees. The René Lerer Community Spirit Scholarship is in recognition of former CEO René Lerer’s unparalleled commitment to Magellan’s “culture of caring” and for his dedication to...

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Marita Malone

Dr. Marita Malone is a retired Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Subsequent to her retirement from the FBI, she was a lecturer at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and University of Virginia-Charlottesville,...

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Midwest Cyber Center

It is incredible to see what can happen when a community comes together. The Midwest Cyber Center (MC²) was started in response to a needs analysis and feasibility study, commissioned by the Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois, the U.S. Transportation Command...

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Mildred E. Lynch

Mildred Lynch always wanted to be a nurse. Growing up during the Great Depression in Harvester, Missouri she watched her grandmother, who was a midwife, provide critical care. Mrs. Lynch was not able to go to college, as she married young and had four children. Yet,...

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Missouri Association of College Admission Counseling

The Missouri Association of College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) is a non-profit organization consisting of admissions professionals, high school counselors, and educational organizations. Our association strives to help students and their families through the...


Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation

The Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation was created in 2010 and is a tax-exempt, nonprofit, 501©(3) corporation. The Foundation was formed by MOHELA to help make higher education more accessible and affordable for Missouri families. By providing scholarships...


Normandy High School Scholarship

The Normandy High School Scholarship was envisioned by alumni from the Class of 1990 and continued with subsequent classes. Normandy alumni, friends, and area residents are proudly collaborating with The Scholarship Foundation to develop and fund The Normandy High...

Norwood Hills Charitable Trust

Norwood Hills Charitable Trust

Founded as North Hills Country Club in the early 1920’s, Norwood Hills Country Club was the first golf course in the area to plan for forty five greens, rather than the standard 18. Eighty years later, Norwood continues to go the extra mile to provide its members...

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OCA- Asian Pacific American Advocates

OCA-STL is a local chapter of a national organization for Asian Pacific American Advocates. It is an organization to embrace the hopes and inspirations of Asian Pacific Americans. To learn more, please visit the OCA-STL website: oca-stl.org

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Prosperity Connection

Prosperity Connection is a 501( c )3 designated nonprofit that was formed in 2010 to help individuals and families earn economic independence through financial education, community services, and low-cost banking options in an effort to improve their standard of...


Quest Scholarship Fund Donors

Quest Scholarship Fund donors believe that learning, especially intercultural learning, is a basis for the growth of the individual and the betterment of schools, the local community and the worldwide community. Opportunities for intercultural learning should be...


Rio Vista donors

The Rio Vista Scholarship was created by a St. Louis family dedicated to removing financial barriers for St. Louis students who have the drive to achieve a post-secondary degree.


Rizziero and Asteria Memmolo

Rizziero and Asteria Memmolo were natives of Italy, Rizziero from near Naples and Asteria from a small village north of Rome. They met in Boston, married and raised their son, Ciriaco (Jerry) in Revere, Massachusetts. He worked in construction; she was a seamstress....


Ron & Christine Lemonds

Ron Lemonds started his 30-year Edward Jones career in 1966 as a financial advisor in Norfolk, Neb. After 15 highly successful years serving that community, he and his wife Christine relocated to the St. Louis home office, where Ron served as the firm’s principal...


Security Traders Association of St. Louis Scholarship

The Security Traders Association of St. Louis (STASL) membership is comprised of more than 200 investment and trading professionals from around the St. Louis metro area. As an affiliate of the Security Traders Association, we represent 20 different firms involved in...

Soroptimist St. Louis

Soroptimist St. Louis

Soroptimist International is a worldwide organization dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. The Greater St. Louis Club was formed and has been active since 1973. Visit us on the web at...

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Stewart G. and I. Renee Albert Scholarship

Stewart and Renee Albert grew up in New York City, attending the same high school, medical school and residency in New York, and did training at Washington University in Saint Louis. They have lived in St Louis since residency. They are appreciative of the grants...


St. Louis American Foundation

Established in 1994, The St. Louis American Foundation is the 501c3 nonprofit arm of The St. Louis American newspaper. To date, The St. Louis American Foundation, along with its education partners, has fostered more than $4 million in scholarships for high-potential,...

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St. Louis Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM)

St. Louis Media History Foundation

St. Louis Media History Foundation

The Joe Pollack Memorial Scholarship is proudly funded by the St. Louis Media History Foundation. The foundation established the scholarship in memory of Joe Pollack, one of St. Louis’ most well known journalists who also served as a charter member of the foundation....


St. Louis Municipal Bond Club

The St. Louis Municipal Bond Club was incorporated in 1986 to encourage a spirit of cooperation among its members in the investment banking and municipal bond business. The Club works to promote and maintain high standards and principles in the conduct of the...

Susan Primm Thel

Susan Primm Thel

“I love and care about St. Louis and want to support St. Louis ever growing in being a healthy and supportive community for all its residents of all races and ethnic backgrounds”. This philosophy is the driving force behind Susan Thel’s decision to establish the...

Tammy Stratman Brown Charities

Tammy Stratman Brown Charities

In 2004, Tammy Stratman Brown lost her battle with brain cancer. Through her generosity and forethought, Tammy Stratman Brown Charities was established. The foundation’s primary mission is to honor her passion by benefitting cancer research, funding mission work...

The Archway (MO) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated

The Archway (MO) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated

The Links, Incorporated is a women’s volunteer service organization committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry. Its legacy of friendship and service, which was first...

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The Greer Foundation

The Greer Foundation seeks to support organizations that are committed to helping people improve their lives. In addition to financial support, we work with organizations to improve systems and services so that they can help more people and reach their goals. The...