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Foundation & Corporate Giving

The Chess Club consistently seeks new foundation and corporate partners to ensure funding is available for scholastic chess programming in schools across the Saint Louis region. Since 2008, the Chess Club has served over 8,000 students. To learn more about becoming a foundation or corporate partner, please contact or or 314-361-CHESS (2437).
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis wants to thank our Corporate and Foundation Donors for their generosity and commitment. These partners support the Chess Club and its mission to spread the game and the educational benefits of chess to every child and adult in Saint Louis and beyond.


$50,000 and above

Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield



$15,000 and above


Monsanto Fund


$10,000 and above     




Edward Jones

Horncrest Foundation

Omnicom Management, Inc.

Pettus Foundation



$5,000 and above    


Fleishman Hillard

R.G. Ross

St. Louis Philanthropic Organization

Maritz Inc.


$1,000 and above

American Association of Physician Leadership

Ameren Missouri

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Chi Chi, LLC

Clayton Valet

Dell Company

Elissa and Paul Cahn

Graybar Foundation

Explore St. Louis

Internet Chess Club

Maxine Clark and Robert Fox, Clark-Fox Family Foundation

Merrill Lynch

Susy and Rick Gilbert