Grant Cycle 1: Finalist
Participatory Budgeting St. Louis
Participatory Budgeting STL in partnership with DeSales Community Housing, seeks to empower residents and increase access to civic participation among disenfranchised populations by facilitating resident participation in $100,000 of public funding allocations in the 6th ward. View their presentation at http://youtu.be/GeVbhAGKuP4.
City Greens Market
City Greens Market, in partnership with Midtown Catholic Charities, seeks to address food desert issues in underserved communities. City Greens Market would use this grant to move their sale of fresh Missouri-grown produce and foods from their current space in a church basement (which they have outgrown) into a new storefront on Manchester Avenue in Forest Park Southeast (also known as the Grove). View their presentation at http://youtu.be/46w6ql4M7GY.
Old North St. Louis Restoration Group in partnership with the YWCA of Metro St. Louis, seeks to launch the Old North Equality (ONE) project that will use literature, film, and photography to address racial justice issues and build a more inclusive and open community in the Old North St. Louis Neighborhood. View presentation at http://youtu.be/t50LnOBG01o.
St. Louis ArtWorks
Artworks seeks to advance their mission of employing youth to develop job and art skills while engaging with community members. Artworks would use this grant to design and create artistic concrete planters as part of a beautification project in Old North St. Louis. View their presentation at http://youtu.be/OABVuAtzfmA.
Learn more about each project in this news article about the grant applicants.