Ameren has a CDC (Community Development Corp.) that makes grants to selected community projects. A second round is funding is now available with an October 2nd deadline for application. One of the essential criteria is that your project be located within the Ameren service territory. Here's a link to their map: www.ameren.com/AboutUs/ADC_ServiceMap.asp. If you are interested in applying or want more information on the grant, please visit: http://www.ameren.com/ECONOMICDEVL/ADC_ED_AmerenCDC.asp. The FAQs (located in the middle of the page) provide more information on eligibility.