Logo for Children's Service Fund
Logo for Children's Service Fund

Investing in Kids.
Creating Brighter Futures.

At the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund (CSF), we invest in local nonprofits and governmental entities to provide mental and behavioral health services for kids and families in St. Louis County.

+$550 Million

Lifetime Funding

+$150 Million

2023-2026 Core &
Grassroots funding



Looking for mental and behavioral health services in the St. Louis area? Check out our Find A Service tool to see what’s available near you.

Our Impact on Children’s Mental Health Services in St. Louis County.

Our mission is to improve the lives of kids and families in St. Louis County by strategically investing in the creation and maintenance of an integrated system of care that delivers effective mental and behavioral health services.

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How We Fund

We are the largest children’s service fund in the state of Missouri, generating roughly $52 million annually through a quarter-cent sales tax. Learn more about how we fund children’s mental and behavioral health programs across St. Louis County.

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Who We Fund

Approved by voters in 2008, the St. Louis County Putting Kids First Campaign created a community children’s fund for specific behavioral and mental health service needs. Since then, we have invested over $550 million in local nonprofits and governmental agencies. Learn more about the partners we fund.

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Find A Service

Part of creating brighter futures is making sure kids in St. Louis County have access to the right service in the right place at the right time. See what services are available in St. Louis County today.

Staying Connected with the Community.

2023 Year in Review

2023 Year in Review

Before we step into 2024, we’re reflecting on the tremendous accomplishments of our team over the past year.

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