How to Apply for a Grant 

The process for applying for financial assistance from Ameren Missouri is outlined below. Please review all requirements before making a request. Find out more about how grant requests are reviewed.


  • Grants are limited to organizations in the Ameren Missouri service area.
  • To qualify for a grant, organizations must be tax-exempt, as described in the Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

  • Individuals, political organizations or candidates, and religious, fraternal, veterans, social or similar groups, generally do not qualify for an Ameren Missouri non-profit grant.

  1. Complete the application form: Application Form 
    Note: When prompted, select the option to "Save As" and save to a location you will find again later. If the "Open" option is selected a window will pop up asking for log in credentials, if this happens select "Cancel" and the document will open. 
  2. Review the grant requirements and submit applicable documentation with your application:
Applications under $5,000 
    • Cover letter that includes the amount of grant requested

    • IRS determination letter certifying 501(c)(3) status

Applications over $5,000

    • Cover letter that includes the amount of grant requested

    • IRS Form 990 for most recent fiscal year

    • IRS determination letter certifying 501(c)(3) status

    • Income/balance statements for most recent fiscal year (preferably audited)

    • If the grant is for a specific project, provide detailed budget for project, including income and expenses 

    • List of Board members and executive officers, including titles and affiliations

    • Most recent annual report or other literature summarizing programs


  1. Print and mail the application with the required documentation to Ameren Missouri:

         Corporate Contributions
         Ameren Missouri
         P.O. Box 66149, MC 100
         St. Louis, MO 63166-6149  
Non-Monetary Contributions
Ameren Missouri also provides limited support to non-profit organizations in the form of surplus materials, such as office furnishings, computers and other items that have been removed from service.
The same application steps are required for non-monetary contributions.
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