Cardinals Care Summer Grant Cycle To Aid 77 Area Nonprofits



Over $172,000 to be Donated Among Area Groups That Serve Youth

Cardinals News Release

ST. LOUIS, Mo., September 14, 2023 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Cardinals Care has distributed over $172,000 in grant money to 77 area nonprofit groups that support local kids as part of the organization’s summer grant cycle. The grants will be used to fund tangible items, one-time capital expenses and special supplies or purchases that directly benefit children.

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“Thanks to our players and fans who support Cardinals Care through various fundraising efforts including the Winter Warm-Up, Silent Auctions and 50/50 Raffles year after year, we are able to provide grants to well-deserving organizations that serve kids in our community,” said Michael Hall, Vice President, Community Relations and Executive Director of Cardinals Care.

On Friday, September 15th, the Cardinals will celebrate Roberto Clemente Day and his legacy of philanthropy by recognizing a selection of Cardinals Care grant recipients during a pregame field ceremony. The team also provided game tickets to all 2023 grant recipients as a token of appreciation for their service to kids in the community.

Cardinals Care has provided over $17 million in grants to non-profits since 1997. There are two grant cycles each year, one in spring and one in summer. Organizations that have been a 501c3 for at least a year and are interested in applying for a Cardinals Care grant can find more information at

2023 Summer Grant Recipients

Aim High-St LouisLove And Care Youth Center/Crisis Aid
Alive IncLutheran Association For Special Education
All Nanna’s Kids ClosetLydias House Inc
Almost HomeMegan Meier Foundation
Angels’ ArmsMidtown Neighborhood Opportunities Corporation
Armed Services YMCA Of MissouriNational Kidney Foundation
Assistance League of St. LouisNavigate STL Schools
Big Brothers Big Sisters – Southwestern IllinoisNew Vision Youth And Family Services
Bridgeton Kiwanis ClubNiangua TLC
C&H Athletic Association, IncOblong Childrens Christian Home
Carried With LovePathways To Independence
Characters of Character NFP, Inc.Play Action Student-Athlete Society, Inc.
City Montessori Adolescent ProgramPuentes De Esperanza-Bridges Of Hope
Clay Youth Baseball LeagueQuest Scholarship Fund, A Component Fund Of The St. Louis Community Foundation
Curators of The University of MissouriRock Port Youth Athletics Association Inc
Dimensions Dance CompanySimple Room
Do The Right Thing Of Greater St Louis IncSister Thea Bowman Catholic School
Duo DogsSmart Kids, Inc.
Eagle’s WingsSoutheast Missouri Network Against Sexual Violence Inc
Edwardsville Childrens Museum IncSpecial Education Foundation
Evangelical Childrens Home SchoolSt Louis Area Diaper Bank
First Chance For ChildrenSt Louis Artworks
Fostering HopeSt Louis Learning Disabilities Association Inc
Friends of Kids With Cancer IncSt Louis Psychoanalytic Institute
Gateway To The Great OutdoorsSt. Charles City-County Library Foundation
Helmets First!Street Patrol
Home Sweet HomeSwim On Foundation
HumanitriTEP 4610
Ignite Theatre CompanyThe Buddy Fund
Inner City Youth Tutoring, Inc.The Resilience Foundation
Its Your Birthday IncTrain Up A Child Inc.
James Project IncTree House of Greater St. Louis
Jeffco Shop With A CopWashington County Memorial Hospital Foundation
Joni And Friends- International Disability CenterWe Love Saint Charles
Junior Golf Foundation of Greater St. LouisWesley House Association
Kids Enjoy Exercise NowWomen In Charge
Kids In The Middle IncWomens Voices Raised For Social Justice
Lemay Child & Family CenterYouth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition

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