Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM CDT
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St. Louis County Library Headquarters 
1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63131

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Sharon Abel 
SOS Women's Fund 

SOS Grant Application Training 2019 

At this free orientation for nonprofits, The Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund (SOS) will offer helpful information to nonprofit grant-seekers interested in submitting grant applications to SOS.

At this session, attendees will:

  • Become acquainted with SOS funding priorities
  • Learn about SOS grant qualifications and requirements
  • Have an opportunity to ask questions

Single-year grants of $5,000 to $25,000 are awarded to nonprofit organizations in the greater St. Louis community. 

In the 2019-2020 granting cycle, SOS will be investing one, renewable, multi-year grant for up to $33,333.33 a year for 3 years - totaling $100,000.00.

Grants are not restricted to issues dealing exclusively with women, but are made to organizations focusing on at least one of the following areas:

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Social services

 To be considered for SOS grant funding, organizations MUST:

  • Be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Have an operating budget of less than $1.5 million
  • Be headquartered and provide services within the Greater St. Louis Community which includes the City of St. Louis and/or the following counties: St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson and Franklin in Missouri or St. Clair, Madison and Monroe in Illinois

2019-2020 Grant Deadlines:

September 1 – 27, 2019 - Letters of Inquiry will be accepted

January 1 - 24, 2020 - Full length proposals will be accepted from invited applicants only

We look forward to your participation!  Please RSVP below.