First Set of Five Rally Saint Louis Ideas Set for Budgeting

The Rally Saint Louis platform launched in mid-November and began accepting ideas for how to improve or better market the metro St. Louis region.  Throughout December, citizens voted on those ideas — several hundred concepts and growing by the day.

While new ideas will continue to be accepted on the site and voting will continue, the five most popular ideas from December will now move onto the funding round. Those ideas include:

  1. The Food Roof: a first-of-its-kind Rooftop Farm situated downtown to create a new system of providing our community with access to hyper-local, organic food.
  2. Cotton Belt – Mississippi Mondo Intervention: Transforming the eastern facade of the Cotton Belt building on First Street between Florida and Dickson into a new St. Louis welcome sign, front lawn, interactive art installation, and unifying volunteer event for the city.
  3. Bring the National Soccer Hall Of Fame to St. Louis: The National Soccer Hall of Fame closed its doors in 2010. Its artifacts and memorabilia sit in storage, and it’s time to bring those collections to St Louis and re-open the museum in soccer’s American home, St Louis.
  4. Project Blacktop: Project Blacktop creates a nonprofit whose goal is to beautify urban areas of St. Louis with functional outdoor basketball courts that serve as hubs for the neighborhood and host community building events.
  5. St. Louis Pick-up Soccer: Creating a large turfed lit space centrally located in the St. Louis-area for year round outdoor soccer use.

It is important to note that for ideas not advancing to this month’s Top 5 budgeting round — this is not the end!  Idea submission and voting continues each month, and the vote totals gathered to date DO NOT disappear.  Top vote getters not in the Top 5 this month stand a strong shot at being selected next month.
But over the next several weeks, the Rally Saint Louis budgeting committee — comprised of experienced project leaders from companies and agencies in St. Louis — will work to create budgets and resource for each of the above five projects.

Then, on February 1, those budgeted ideas will be activated on the funding portion of the Rally Saint Louis Web Site and available to begin accepting donations. If someone likes an idea and wants to see it executed, they will be able to donate denominations — small or large — to see the ideas come to fruition. And if a project reaches its funding goals, it will be executed by a St. Louis-area partner.

Stay tuned, keep submitting ideas, and continue voting for the ones you love.

Rally on!

Editor’s note: This is the second version of this post. We apologize for the comments that were lost.

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