This page is here as a courtesy to the media for quick access to information about Rise.

Rise Logos

As a courtesy to media organizations, we make our logo available in high-resolution format. We include both the “official” rise square logo as well as one with a different aspect ratio in case that better fits your content delivery. They are available as high res JPEG files and high res transparent PNG files.

Click here to download the Rise logo files.


“About Rise” blurb

The following can be used for a short description of Rise, with more information available on the About Us page.

Rise ( is a nonprofit organization that connects key groups working to revitalize communities and neighborhoods in the St. Louis area. Rise partners with communities to develop affordable market-rate housing in partnership with community development corporations, particularly in neighborhoods with the potential to enhance economic diversity. Rise has helped secure $675 million in funding and support for redevelopment projects in area neighborhoods.

Press Releases

View recent press releases from Rise below

Rise Partners with UMSL for Community Data Support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    RISE PARTNERS WITH UMSL FOR COMMUNITY DATA SUPPORT Rise and the St. Louis Regional Data Alliance at UMSL come together to help expand Rise’s Informed Community Development Data ST. LOUIS, MO (October 1st, 2021) –Rise Community Development (Rise) formed a partnership with the St. Louis Regional Data Alliance (RDA) at the University […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       TERRELL CARTER CHOSEN AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF RISE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Replaces Long-Time Leader Stephen Acree ST. LOUIS, MO (February 16, 2021) – The Board of Directors of Rise Community Development announced today that Terrell Carter, 47, has been chosen as their new Executive Director effective July 1, 2021. Carter, a […]

YourSTLCourts Partners with REJIS to Expand Access to Case Information

With this new partnership, YourSTLCourts can service 30 municipalities within St. Louis County and St. Louis City, representing nearly 75 percent of residents. It also brings together more independent municipal court databases than anywhere else in the country.

Statement from Rise – MHDC Withholds Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

November 17, 2017 Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and his allies moved to withhold state low-income housing tax credits this year. The vote came at the Missouri Housing Development Commission in Columbia today. Rise’s President, Stephen Acree, has released an official statement concerning the decision: This morning the Missouri Housing Development Commission voted to strip State Low Income Housing Tax Credits from […]