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About Keep Live Alive Saint Louis:

What is Keep Live Alive Saint Louis?
Keep Live Alive Saint Louis was formed to provide assistance to Live Entertainment professionals in financial need due to the ongoing 'intermission' of live events. You can donate online in any amount at: keeplivealivestl.org/donate.
Who will be featured on The Keep Live Alive Saint Louis entertainment special?
This FREE 90-minute special will feature some of St. Louis' most iconic venues, many performers & personalities, plus interviews with top entertainment executives. Be prepared to be entertained and maybe even learn a thing or two about the rich history of live events in St. Louis.

Keep Live Alive Saint Louis will include appearances and performances by national and local musicians and personalities including:

  • Sammy Hagar
  • Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon)
  • Pat and Danny Liston (Mama's Pride)
  • Stanley Kipper (Gypsy, Minnie Riperton, Jay Ferguson)
  • Roland Johnson
  • Michael 'Supe' Granda (Ozark Mountain Dardevils)
  • Lady J Huston
  • Bell Darris
  • Lindsay Ell
  • Alexandra Kay
  • Bonnie Bramlett (Delaney & Bonnie)

Also joining the show will be comedians Paula Poundstone, Greg Warren and Joe Marlotti along with radio personalities Mark Klose, Lauren 'Lern' Ewell, and Favazz from KSHE-95, Rizzuto from 105.7 The Point, Mason & Remy and Kasey from 92.3, and Courtney Landrum and Donny Fandango from 106.5 The Arch.

When does the Keep Live Alive Saint Louis entertainment special premiere?
Friday, March 12 at 7:00pm (CT). You can view the special for FREE here at KeepLiveAliveSTL.org
How can I watch the Keep Live Alive Saint Louis Special?
The entertainment special can be viewed here at KeepLiveAliveSTL.org, or by going to the following radio station websites KSHE-95, 106.5 The Arch, 92.3 WIL and 105.7 The Point. The special will be available on demand for free after Friday, March 12.
How do I make a donation to Keep Live Alive Saint Louis?
Go to keeplivealivestl.org/donate - Paypal, Credit Cards or Checks accepted.
How will donations be used?
Net proceeds from fundraising and sponsorships will benefit entertainment industry professionals in the St. Louis region who are suffering financially due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and loss of work. Any member of the live entertainment industry – on stage, off stage, front of house, back of house, in the office or on the road, tending bar or parking cars – all may call on Keep Live Alive Saint Louis.

Individual grants of $1,000 will be awarded based on financial need using an impartial point-based system. Grant applications are available now at: keeplivealivestl.or/grant_application and the number of grants awarded will depend on fundraising and sponsorship efforts. Grants will be administered by the St. Louis Classic Rock Preservation Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

How can I learn about applying for a grant?
CLICK HERE to go to the Grant Application page. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021.

 

 

Donations FAQ

Is my donation tax deductable?
Yes. The St. Louis Classic Preservation Society is a 501(c)(3) organization. You can find our tax letter and other information by clicking: this link.
Is this a secure website?
Yes. All online payments are processed through PayPal, which is also scure.
Can I donate by check instead?
Yes. Please have the check made payable to Keep Live Alive Saint Louis and mail to:

Saint Louis Classic Rock Preservation Society
P.O. Box 260109
St. Louis, MO 63126

Will I receive a receipt or letter for my donation?
The IRS requires that we send letters of receipt for any donation over $250. We also, after the end of the year will send letters to those who have donated $250 or more in total during the year.
How much of the funds raised will go to those awarded grants?
We are keeping production costs and other expenses such as mailings to an absolute minimum. All proceeds after these expenses are met will go to grants.
How many recipients will receive grants?
The number of recipients depends on the net proceeds after fundraising and sponsorship efforts. Each recipient will receive a one time grant for $1,000. You can read more about the grant application process HERE.
Who do I contact to discuss corporate sponsorship and donations?
Please send your query to sponsor@keeplivealivestl.org

 

 

Grant Application FAQ

Who is eligible to receive support in the form of a grant from Keep Live Alive Saint Louis?
Entertainment professionals in the St. Louis Region who are suffering financially due to the Covid-19 pandemic and loss of work. Any member of the live entertainment industry — on stage, off stage, front of house, back of house, in the office/on the road, tending bar, or parking cars — may request support from Keep Live Alive Saint Louis.
Can a business apply for a grant?
No, these grants are for individuals only
Can I apply more than once?
No, this is a one-time grant award of $1,000 USD per individual.
How many recipients will receive grants?
The number of recipients depends on the net proceeds after fundraising and sponsorship efforts.
How long will the review process take?
The deadline to submit applications is May 1, 2021, and we expect the review process to take up to 60 days. We will do our best to work through applications as quickly as possible.
How are applicants chosen?
Keep Live Alive Saint Louis administered by the St. Louis Classic Rock Preservation Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, will select recipients based on an objective, point-based determination of need.
How much will I receive if my application is approved?
You will receive a one-time grant of $1,000 USD.
Is the grant money taxable?
No. This is a one-time gift, but please consult your tax advisor.
What documentation will I need to supply?
All household W-2s, 1099s, or other income documentation for three of the last five years from 2016-2020. Please black out personally identifiable information like social security numbers and birth dates
How can grants be used?
Grant money is to be used for living expenses. We realize those needs might vary by individual, the money CANNOT be used for:
  • Buying new real estate
  • Making investments or loans
  • Making contributions to, or on behalf of, political parties, political committees or candidates for election
When will I receive the money if I am awarded a grant?
All grant recipients will be notified by June 30, 2021.
Will I be notified if I am not awarded a grant?
No. Due to the volume of grant applications, only applicants selected will be notified.
Who can I contact with questions?
Please email grants@keeplivealivestl.org with any questions about the application process.
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