We are a diverse group of women from nearly every corner of the St. Louis region, Since our founding in 2006, SOS has been a quiet but mighty force for change, delivering over $3.3 million in focused and informed grants to more than 95 small nonprofits throughout the community.
If you are interested in gaining a greater knowledge of philanthropy and a better understanding of nonprofits operating in the Greater St. Louis community, please join us. You don’t need an invitation, just sign up. We need you.
Turning Good Into Greater Good, That's Why We Give Together
How It Works
Contribute – Our members commit to an $1,200 annual contribution. $1,080 of each contribution goes to grants and $120 to support educational programs and operation.
Vote – With “One Member, One Vote”, our members vote on proposed grants.
Grant – Since our founding in 2006, SOS has invested over $3.3 million in urgent and critical needs throughout the St. Louis Community.
SOS Presents 11 St. Louis Nonprofits with $230,000 at the 2023 Spirit Awards
Like every organization we've honored in the past, the eleven 2023 grantees are on the frontlines every day, showing us how meaningful, long-lasting change starts in our neighborhoods.
This is why part of SOS’ mission is to focus our investments on small nonprofits – the grassroots organizations and hands-on missions that make the greatest social impact.