Arch Grants

Support Arch Grants and join a community.

Donors join a community of Venture Philanthropists who contribute to our strategy to award $1 million in grants annually. We rely on your generosity to fund our Global Startup Competition. In turn, we ignite the St. Louis economy by attracting and retaining entrepreneurs who create jobs and spur economic growth.

Ways to give

  • Give online
  • Sponsor our gala
  • By phone: Please call Kate Howell, Director of Venture Philanthropy and External Relations, at 314.272.4857.
  • By mail: Please make all checks payable to Arch Grants and send to:
    Arch Grants
    911 Washington Avenue, Suite 420
    St. Louis, Missouri 63101
  • To give a gift of securities, please contact Kate Howell, Director of Venture Philanthropy and External Relations, at kate.howell@archgrants.org.

Arch Grants Global Startup Competition Underwriters +

Thank you to the following donors whose collective generosity underwrote the $1.2 million in funding for our 2014 cohort of grant recipients. A special thank you to the Missouri Technology Corporation and the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis both of which provided matching funds to underwrite our operating expenses in 2014.

Charter $200,000+

  • Anonymous
  • Community Improvement District through Downtown STL, Inc.
  • Missouri Technology Corporation

Founder $100,000-$199,000

  • Advantage Capital Partners
  • Emerson Charitable Trust

  • St. Louis County Port Authority Reinvestment Fund and the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

Sponsor $50,000-99,999

  • Megan & Cliff Holekamp * through the Holekamp Family Foundation
  • Kristen & Rick Holton* through the Hermann Family Foundation
  • Monsanto Corporation
  • Peabody Energy
  • Sue & Jerry Schlichter*
  • Dr. Jeanne & Rex Sinquefield
  • The Steward Family Foundation & World Wide Technology, Inc.
  • Thompson Coburn LLP

Champion $25,000-$49,999

  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Randie & James Eberlin
  • Kellie Hynes & Robert Guller*
  • Green Street St. Louis
  • William T. Kemper Foundation Commerce Bank, Trustee
  • The Laclede Group
  • Regional Business Council
  • St. Louis Development Corporation
  • Annie & Joe Schlafly*
  • Ulrike & Tom Schlafly
  • Twain Financial Partners

Patron $10,000-$24,999

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Buckingham Asset Management
  • Centene Charitable Foundation
  • Edward Jones
  • Lelia & David Farr
  • 
John C. & Mary Kaye Fort through the Fort Family Foundation of the Saint Louis Community Foundation
  • Interco Charitable Trust
  • Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, LC
  • Polsinelli, PC
  • Rubin Brown, LLP
  • U.S. Bancorp Community

Benefactor $5,000-$9,999

  • Arcturis
  • Ameren Corporation
  • Anne & Jack Bader
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital Center for Outpatient Health
  • Cathy & Jim Berges
  • Marty & Gil Bickel
  • BioSTL
  • Brooke Private Equity Associates
  • Barbara M. Bryant
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • 
Maxine Clark & Bob Fox
  • Dr. William H. Danforth
  • Sara & Fred Epstein
  • Goldman, Sachs, & Co.
  • Lathrop & Gage LLP
  • Luxco
  • MSK Investments, LLC
  • Maritz Travel Company
  • Maryville University
  • MasterCard
  • Matter Family Office
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 
Nine Network of Public Media
  • 
North Highland
  • Jane & Dave Peacock
  • Purk & Associates
  • St. Louis Regional Chamber
  • 
St. Louis Transplants
  • 
St. Louis University
  • 
Marilyn Schnuck
  • ShipWorks
  • Sterling Bank
  • 
Stifel Private Market Group
  • Stone Carlie
  • Systems Service Enterprises, Inc. – SSE
  • Jane Tschudy
  • UMB Bank, NA
  • 
U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Wexford Science & Technology, LLC

Advocate $1,000-$4,999

  • AHM Insurance Group
  • 
AT&T Missouri
  • 
Jessica & Ben Angelette

  • The Boeing Company
  • Rachel & Zack Boyers*
  • Brown Smith Wallace LLC
  • Carmody MacDonald PC
  • Sally & Thomas Cohn through the Ellenwood Fund of the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation
  • Concord Bank
  • Cultivation Capital, LLC
  • Elasticity & Aaron Perlut
  • Howard & Susan Elliott*
  • Enterprise Bank & Trust
  • Margretta Forrester
  • Harris J. Frank
  • Sheila Greenbaum & Gary Wasserman
  • Janice Hetland
  • Jennifer & Tom Hillman
  • Andrew Hoyne
  • Sam Hutchinson & Laurna Godwin*
  • Ginger & Harry Imster
  • Inno-Ventures
  • 
Dr. Sanjay K. Jain
  • Carol & Ward Klein
  • Nancy & Ken Kranzberg
  • LAB1500
  • 
Rosalyn & Charles Lowenhaupt
  • Ryan B. McClure
  • PNC Wealth Management
  • Prolog Ventures
  • 
Pulaski Bank
  • Ann & Steve Rafferty
  • Leslie & Jacob Reby
  • 
RiverVest Venture Management, LLC
  • St. Louis Arch Angels
  • Daniel Schaub
  • 
Christy & Ted Schlafly
  • Betty & Thad Simons
  • 
Simploy, Inc.
  • Amy and Phil Stone
  • J.J. Stupp through the Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Company Foundation
  • Josephine & Dick Weil

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