ARCHS is a funding intermediary - partnering with the federal government, state or local governmental agencies, and corporate and private foundations.

ARCHS meets and exceeds its funders expectations by assuring them that their desired programs results and outcomes are achieved.

ARCHS provides funders with a comprehensive grant management system that focuses on:

  • Program Design
  • Program Management
  • Program Evaluation

ARCHS provides added services and expertise that funder's cannot get from program providers alone. Many of ARCHS' funders have turned to ARCHS to execute national demonstration projects that have yielded important educational and social research outcomes.

Since 2008, the following federal, state, local and private organizations have entrusted ARCHS with millions of dollars in funds to advance a mission of improving the quality of life for Greater St. Louis:

  • Aetna
  • Ameren
  • America’s Promise
  • Anheuser-Busch/InBev Foundation
  • Anthem
  • Benton Foundation
  • BJC St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • Children's Trust Fund of Missouri
  • City of St. Louis
  • City of St. Louis Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Forestry
  • Civic Progress
  • Commerce Bank
  • Crown Vision Center
  • Dana Brown Foundation
  • Danforth Foundation
  • Deaconess Foundation
  • Essilor Vision Foundation
  • Fox Family Foundation
  • Greater St. Louis Community Foundation
  • Herbert and Adrian Woods Foundation
  • Incarnate Word Foundation
  • Kalish Foundation
  • Kids Vision for Life (individual donors)
  • Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis
  • Missouri Department of Conservation
  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Missouri Department of Public Safety
  • Missouri Department of Social Services
  • Missouri Family and Community Trust
  • Missouri Foundation for Health
  • Monsanto Fund
  • National City Bank
  • Norman J Stupp Foundation
  • Pettus Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Saint Louis Public Schools
  • Saigh Foundation
  • Sigma Aldrich
  • St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment
  • St. Louis County Department of Health
  • St. Louis Jefferson Solid Waste District
  • St. Louis Mental Health Board
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
  • St. Louis Sustainable Neighborhood Development Office (2004)
  • United Way of Greater St. Louis
  • University of Missouri
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Wells Fargo (A.G. Edwards)