donation http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis Police Foundation secures money to rehab new department HQ http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-police-foundation-secures-money-rehab-new-department-hq <p><strong>Updated with comments from the Foundation&#39;s board president.</strong></p><p>St. Louis police chief Dan Isom got an unexpected present today at the annual luncheon of the <a href="https://www.stlouispolicefoundation.org/membership.php">St. Louis Police Foundation</a> - a $3 million check.</p><p>When it&#39;s combined with department resources, the donation makes it possible to turn the old Wells-Fargo building at 1915 Olive Street into a new headquarters. The department&#39;s current facility, and 1200 Clark Ave., is almost 85 years old and needs about $70 million in repairs.</p> Tue, 06 Sep 2011 20:01:59 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1996 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Police Foundation secures money to rehab new department HQ Monsanto launches new competitive grants for non-profits http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/monsanto-launches-new-competitive-grants-non-profits <p>Building on the success and popularity of <a href="http://www.refresheverything.com/">Pepsi Refresh</a> and similar programs, Monsanto has launched its own competitive grants for St. Louis-area non-profits.</p> Tue, 09 Aug 2011 17:53:15 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1831 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Monsanto launches new competitive grants for non-profits Danforth Foundation "closing its doors" May 31 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/danforth-foundation-closing-its-doors-may-31 <p>In a press conference this morning, the Danforth Foundation announced that it is closing after 84 years of operation at the end of this fiscal year, May 31, 2011.</p><p>The foundation's last act will be a $70 million donation to the <a href="http://www.danforthcenter.org/">Donald Danforth Plant Science Center</a>.</p><p>The last donation is the largest in foundation's history, which has contributed $226 million to the Plant Science Center over the years.</p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 16:20:50 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra & Kelsey Proud 271 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Danforth Foundation "closing its doors" May 31