Our Supporters

Arch Grants is only able to achieve our mission through our community’s tremendous generosity. Arch Grants donors and sponsors believe in the immense power of bold entrepreneurs to positively impact the economy, the culture, and the fabric of St. Louis. They support believers and builders because they are believers and builders themselves.


$200K+ Annual Donation

Centene Charitable Foundation

Roger c. denton

Anne & John mcdonnell

Jerry & Sue Schlichter

Angel Investors

$100K-$199K Annual Donation

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Emerson Charitable Trust

Eric Holland

Jerry & Judy Kent

Missouri Technology Corporation

Staenberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Keystone Partners

$50K-$99K Annual Donation

Dowd & Dowd, P.C.

Downtown STL, Inc.

Kellie Hynes & Robert Guller

Pershing Charitable Trust

Michael & Quirsis Riney

Dr. Jeanne & Rex Sinquefield



The Steward Family Foundation

William T. Kemper Foundation – Commerce Bank, Trustee

World Wide Technology Foundation


$25K-$49K Annual Donation


Cindy Brinkley

Pradip Das

John & Alison Ferring

The Honorable Sam Fox & Mrs. Sam Fox

Franciscan Sisters of Mary

Sally & Reed Howlett

Sanjay Jain

Twain Financial Partners

Washington University in St. Louis

Wells Fargo

How We Champion Founders

how we champion - connect


We help forge connections between Arch Grants Founders and potential investors, customers, and talent. 

how we champion - advise


We endeavor to be true partners to each and every one of our Founders, helping not only their companies thrive, but their teams as well. 

how we champion - engage


We plan events and creative opportunities for Founders to interact with one other and with the broader St. Louis community, to help forge lasting personal and professional connections. 

how we champion - recruit


We know that Arch Grants Companies that hire in St. Louis are more likely to stay and grow in our region, so we help to make connections for our Founders with potential hires, interns and contractors. 

how we champion - support


For Founders immigrating to the U.S., we work closely to support their visa and/or citizenship objectives. 

how we champion - advocate


We advocate for the St. Louis Startup Ecosystem by serving on regional planning groups and committees and helping to educate key legislative leaders. 

arch grants volunteers & supporters

Be a Part of the Movement

We champion extraordinary entrepreneurs to create positive change – for St. Louis and for the world. Join us by applying to our Global Startup Competition, becoming a financial supporter, volunteering your time or amplifying our message.