We are spotlighting organizations that will be received grants from the Clayco Foundation Juneteenth Fund in 2023.
Servants For Hope
Servants for Hope is dedicated to providing transformative mentoring services to low-income families. We strive to promote mental health, address basic needs, and lasting positive change, ensuring a brighter future for all. They strive to build resilient communities, break the cycle of poverty, and create a nurturing environment where every person can flourish and achieve their full potential.
Young Voices in Action
The mission of Young Voices with Action is be a premier youth-led organization that empowers and challenges our peers to lead and take on leadership roles within their homes, communities, places of worship, schools and places of employment. YVWA is a service based organization with a variety of programs including Civic Education & Leadership, Generational Wealth Building, and Health & Wellness Training.
Living in Victory
Living in Victory provides a safe and loving environment for their clients who suffer substance use and mental health disorders, while guiding them towards becoming independent and productive members of society as they manage their disease. Their goal is to help their clients become members of their community which includes teaching and equipping them with the proper tools to sustain a happier, safe, sober lifestyle.
Tools Up Foundation
Tools Up Foundation is a non-profit organization passionately committed to offering construction education and hands-on training to minority youth and young adults. Their mission is to revitalize the community and to empower participants with the essential skills and opportunities to establish a sustainable livelihood through their expertise. The Tools Up Foundation empowers participants with a holisitc skill set.
Beyond EDU provides an enriched learning environment that has helped countless students learn, develop and grow. Their unparalleled curriculum and teaching methods help students take the next step in their education and approach the future with confidence. They have the privilege of teaching bright and curious students from St. Louis and the surrounding areas and beyond.
TGi Movement’s mission is to curate and cultivate Oasis-es throughout Chicago to unite youth across neighborhood boundaries ultimately dismantling Dream Deserts. TGi Movement was founded because of a need for youth development and community development. TGI Movement is passionate about creating safe and inclusive spaces that allow youth to showcase their talent and to cultivate their passion.
2021 Grant Recipients
2022 Grant Recipients
My Block My City My Hood
Black Village Foundation
Life Arts, Inc.
Dream Builder 4 Equity
St. Louis College Kids
Institute of Positive Education
Mentors in Motion
The Hip Hop Architecture Camp
Aerostar Avion Institute
Sankofa Unity Center
Urban Golf of Greater St. Louis
Boys to Mentorr
2023 Grant Recipients
Next Level Boys Acadmey
Next Level Boys Academy is an innovative mentoring organization for boys and young men. They are committed to the social and emotional development. Next Level Boys Academy offers the following programs: After- school, Summer Camp, The Male Room, Sports and Heath, and Diversion Program which bridges the gap between community, law enforcement, and the court system.