Catch the Spirit

Become a member.
Help make a difference.
Make friends and have fun doing it.
Join now!

 

Learn about SOS

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Upcoming Events

Fall
Fall Membership Events
are being planned now!
Coffee and Conversation
Wine and Wisdom
Lunch and Learn
Stay tuned for dates.
Contact Nancy Rodney
if you're interested in hosting.
nrodney@rosemann.com

 

Fall
SOS Fall Education Event
is around the corner.
Contact Nina Needleman
if you're interested in
planning education
events for SOS members
and guests.
6:00-8:00 pm
nina@ninaswartz.com

Fall
Grant Season is coming!
Please contact grants
chairs Heather Wood
or Amy Inman for info
on the fabulous
SOS grants process.
hlwood65@gmail.com
amyinman@yahoo.com

 

Together ... our giving ... can powerfully move .... St. Louis forward

A Simple Idea

Women coming together to give money away. A simple idea offering a fresh perspective: a collective giving network where individual resources are pooled to expand women's philanthropy and strengthen the St. Louis region. Embraced with phenomenal response from the onset, SOS has grown, welcoming all women who wish to join.

Mission

The Spirit of St. Louis Women's Fund (SOS) strengthens the St. Louis community through informed, focused grantmaking by educating and inspiring women to engage in significant giving.

Purpose

- Create a powerful organization of women devoted to improving the community.

- Be a force for significant social change through collective grantmaking.

- Provide financial support to community organizations dedicated to improving life in the Greater St.Louis area.

- Educate and inspire current and potential women donors.

Values

Equality, diversity, impact, education,collaboration, leadership and connection.

Join us today!

The invitation to join is open and inclusive. With no restrictions on age, professional status, religious affiliation, political views, race, lifestyle, where you live or volunteer time requirements, the group is diverse and eclectic. Any woman who wishes to join this dynamic group can.

Girls Giving in 2014

SOS is eager to pass the spirit of giving along to younger generations, and a group of
St. Louis-area high school girls have eagerly caught it. Beginning next fall, members of Girls Giving will contribute $100 each and make grants from the combined pool. Like SOS, the group will be a separate component fund of the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation. Members will develop their own guidelines and operate independently, with SOS providing guidance. The group is modeled on the youth initiatives of other women’s collective giving groups. For more information, contact Kathy Frost (kfrost326@aol.com) If you have a high-school daughter, granddaughter, niece or friend who might be interested, she can also put you in touch with the group.

 

SOS GRANTS

Since its founding in 2006, SOS has given the St. Louis region over $1,400,000 in grants. Way to go SOS members! We are a national network of collective giving groups.