Jefferson Foundation

2015 Grants Awarded: Responsive Portfolio

                                                        
Agency / PurposeAmount
Total Amount Approved$7,309,769.44

ALIVE

To support counseling services, transportation and the nights of safety program for domestic violence victims.

$10,000.00

Alzheimer’s Association of St. Louis Chapter

To increase staff and volunteer training to assist in expanding services in Jefferson County.

$8,000.00

Alzheimer’s Association of St. Louis Chapter

To provide Alzheimer's education, outreach and ongoing care support to 400 new clients in Jefferson County.

$12,000.00

American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region

To purchase a new disaster response vehicle for Jefferson County.

$29,500.00

Annie’s Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids

To purchase office equipment and supplies to assist with
program expansion.

$9,000.00

Annie’s Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids

To provide program support for grief services for children in
Jefferson County.

$25,000.00

Annie’s Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids

To support the development of a strategic plan and staff training to increase and enhance services.

$16,920.00

Anthropedia Foundation

To develop a Center for Community Well-Being in the Northwest School District that will focus on helping people live healthier,
happier lives.

$33,725.00

Arnold Food Pantry

To purchase a van that will be used to pick up donated food.

$32,050.00

Antonia Fire Protection District

To purchase AEDs and an AED trainer.

$9,991.26

Bethany Christian Services

To expand the current Safe Families for Children program in
Jefferson County.

$26,000.00

Big River Ambulance District

To purchase a new Advanced Life Support ambulance.

$225,000.00

Birthright of Hillsboro, Inc.

To provide training for the agency’s staff.

$6,000.00

Birthright of Hillsboro, Inc.

To assist with the immediate needs of pregnant women and those with newborn babies and children under the age of 2.

$10,000.00

Birthright of Hillsboro, Inc.

To purchase and rehab a building that will increase services and provide better confidentiality.

$150,000.00

Brenden’s Friday Backpack Program, Inc.

To purchase program supplies, including food for children in need for all schools in Jefferson County.

$15,827.00

Burns Recovered Support Group

To expand the burn and fire prevention program to Jefferson County schools and to provide 2 scholarships for children to attend
the burn camp.

$8,500.00

C-6 Educational Foundation, Incorporated

To purchase gift cards that will be used to provide students with necessary clothing, shoes and coats.

$15,000.00

Catholic Family Services

To provide the school based counseling program to Jefferson County schools which includes having on-site counselors in 6 area elementary schools and one area High School.

$109,000.00

Cedar Hill Fire Protection District

To purchase AEDs and continuing education for the agency's personnel for a 5 year period.

$11,765.88

Center for Hearing & Speech

To provide hearing and screening services at Jefferson County schools and Head Start centers and to provide the full-service audiology program for 25 people in Jefferson County.

$37,000.00

CHADS Coalition For Mental Health

To increase services to youth in Jefferson County, including
Signs of Suicide, the Olweus Bullying Prevention program and Family Support services.

$33,000.00

Children’s Home Society of Missouri

To provide services to Jefferson County children and families who are at high risk for or who have experienced abuse and neglect.

$50,000.00

Circle of Friends Mentoring Group

To assist with start-up costs for a youth mentoring program.

$9,999.00

City of De Soto Fire Department

To purchase an AED for each vehicle.

$14,475.00

City of DeSoto

To support the construction of a soccer complex.

$300,000.00

City of Festus Administration

To develop a new walking trail at West City Park.

$19,505.00

Community Treatment, Inc. (COMTREA)

To develop a mobile access and prevention dental clinic that will primarily serve adults that are on Medicaid or do not have insurance.

$350,000.00

Community Treatment, Inc. (COMTREA)

To develop a voucher program in partnership with area nonprofits to provide quality dental care to adults that do not have insurance.

$150,000.00

County of Jefferson, State of Missouri

To expand fitness related programs and activities at the High Ridge Civic Center.

$63,000.00

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County

To recruit and train advocates for children in Jefferson County.

$5,000.00

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County

To increase advertising to reach and recruit potential CASA volunteers.

$4,342.00

Crystal Oaks Long Term Care

To purchase AEDs to allow the agency to have one in each
nursing area.

$8,720.00

De Soto 73 Public Schools

To expand the tower garden program to additional classrooms within the School District.

$18,083.00

De Soto 73 Public Schools

To construct a permanent walking trail that will connect Vineland Elementary School with the De Soto High School campus.

$74,570.00

De Soto Historical Society of De Soto Missouri

To increase accessibility by purchasing and installing a stair lift.

$4,915.00

De Soto School District, Athena Elementary, Third Grade

To purchase items for all third grade classes to get students actively involved in their learning, promote movement in the classrooms and to connect with students who need movement to learn.

$8,598.19

De Soto Rural Fire Protection District

To purchase smoke and CO detectors and escape ladders for distribution in the community.

$30,000.00

Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries

To expand the Care Transitions and Outreach program to Jefferson County to reduce preventable non-emergent ER visits and hospitalization.

$81,687.00

Disability Resource Association, Inc.

To purchase AEDs and equipment to clean and sanitize loaned out medical equipment.

$20,000.00

Disability Resource Association, Inc.

To expand the Independent Living program for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

$40,000.00

Disability Resource Association, Inc.

To provide direct financial assistance to low-income individuals with disabilities, seniors and those in need; to assist with wheelchair ramps and home modifications; and to provide medical supplies to the nursing staff.

$100,000.00

Dunklin R-5 School District

To purchase hearing and vision screening tools and AEDs.

$22,708.00

Emmanuel Baptist Church Food Pantry

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$10,000.00

Emmanuel Baptist Church Food Pantry

To purchase a vehicle for picking up donated food.

$60,000.00

Faith Community Church

To provide assistance with prescriptions, elderly care and personal
care items.

$10,000.00

Feed My People

To purchase a van that will be used to pick up donated food.

$48,800.00

Festus Fire Department

To purchase AEDs and emergency medical equipment to expand the services the agency can provide.

$16,000.00

First United Methodist Church

To support the food pantry and assistance program.

$20,000.00

G. S. B. T. T. C. (Giving Something Back To The Community)

To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and
families in need.

$10,000.00

Girls on the Run of St. Louis

To support the Girls on the Run and Girls on Track program in Jefferson County.

$25,000.00

Goldman Fire Protection District

To purchase AEDs, an AED training unit and a suction unit.

$12,900.00

Goldman Fire Protection District

To provide continuing education to all departmental personnel.

$15,750.00

Good Shepherd Catholic School

To purchase emergency medical equipment and to implement a health and wellness program.

$10,053.54

Good Shepherd Children & Family Services

To provide home-based counseling and case management services for pregnant women in crisis.

$51,000.00

Great Circle

To expand the Incredible Years Parent Education program by serving additional families and adding in-home parent consultations.

$62,004.00

Heart of the Apostle Fellowship

To support the toy and food distribution programs.

$10,000.00

Helping Hands and Horses

To support the agency’s equine therapy program for people
with disabilities.

$5,000.00

Helping Hands and Horses

To support program expansion and to reduce the waiting list for services.

$9,000.00

Helping Hands Crystal City (Crystal City Schools)

To provide weekend meals and snacks to elementary children in the Crystal City School District that depend upon the free and reduced breakfast and lunch program during the week.

$5,000.00

Hematite Fire Protection District

To purchase equipment and tools to enhance the response capabilities of the agency to fires, medical and other hazardous calls for service.

$42,000.00

Herculaneum Fire Department

To purchase new hydraulic rescue tools.

$32,000.00

Hillsboro Fire Protection District

To purchase and install a generator that will provide back-up power and allow the agency to serve as a shelter during extreme weather.

$48,000.00

Hillsboro Food Pantry

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$10,000.00

Hillsboro Guardian Hawks

To construct an all-inclusive playground.

$120,000.00

Hillsboro Little League

To assist with repairing the fields that were damaged by the July 1 flash flood.

$15,000.00

Hillsboro Police Department

To purchase medical and protective equipment.

$16,632.16

IL Ritiro Franciscan Retreat Center

To support a part-time technology assistant to help with external communications and increase visibility of retreat programs.

$10,000.00

Immanuel Lutheran Church

To purchase AEDs and first aid cabinets and for CPR/First Aid/AED training.

$5,680.00

Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop

To purchase a box truck to assist the agency in maintaining
current programs.

$18,000.00

Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop

To support staff training and to implement a marketing program to increase services and decrease the waiting list.

$50,000.00

Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.

To provide scholarships to 15 students entering the health occupation programs.

$30,000.00

Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.

To purchase 2 simulation mannequins and supporting equipment for the nursing program.

$70,125.00

Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.

To support the Holistic Wellness Program that is serving students, faculty and staff.

$110,000.00

Jefferson County Community Partnership

To increase services in the Jeffco Express, Parenting Network and Hammers of Hope programs.

$307,851.29

Jefferson County Community Partnership

To assist individuals affected by the July 1 flash flood with necessary home repairs.

$25,000.00

Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board

To construct a shelter over the loading zone for residents and to create a circle drive to streamline the traffic pattern.

$86,527.00

Jefferson County Family YMCA

To purchase a new lifeguard chair and spinning bikes.

$25,000.00

Jefferson County Family YMCA

To develop preliminary design drawings for possible expansion and to conduct a feasibility study for a capital campaign.

$27,850.00

Jefferson County Family YMCA

To enhance and expand the services offered through the childcare and aquatics program.

$20,600.04

Jefferson County Health Department

To provide free hepatitis C screening and education to individuals at risk of infection.

$10,000.00

Jefferson County Health Department

To develop a ten year road map designed to foster community wide solutions that lead to healthier, more productive lives across the lifespan of county residents.

$73,700.00

Jefferson County Homeland Security Emergency
Response Team

To provide CPR certification and CEU courses to all team members and to send 7 personnel to CPR/AED instructor training.

$26,259.00

Jefferson County P.R.I.D.E.

To provide support for additional substance abuse prevention programs and develop youth leaders.

$71,484.33

Jefferson County Rescue Mission

To purchase a new refrigerated truck to pick up donated food.

$68,523.00

Jefferson County Rescue Mission

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$15,000.00

Jefferson County, MO

To establish a Drug Court Administrator position to increase the effectiveness of the Drug Court program.

$66,574.58

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

To expand counseling services for victims of domestic violence.

$25,200.00

Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District

To purchase AEDs and emergency medical equipment.

$14,079.70

Judevine Center for Autism

To expand the Social Skills Training program to children, youth, and adults with Autism in Jefferson County.

$39,704.00

Kramer & Hand Community Garden

To assist with the start-up costs of designing and building a community garden.

$5,000.00

KUTO, Kids Under Twenty One

To provide suicide prevention education to Jefferson County schools.

$9,970.00

Living Faith Food Pantry

To purchase a freezer, cooler and van for the food pantry.

$50,504.00

Living Faith Food Pantry

To purchase food and for general operating expenses.

$10,000.00

Living Well Village Foundation

To provide scholarships for the residential summer weight loss camp for kids.

$40,000.00

Living Well Village Foundation

To implement a marketing program that will raise awareness and increase the number of clients served.

$24,150.00

Living Well Village Foundation

To close the agency's current lagoon and to connect to the sewer line to stabilize the agency's infrastructure.

$200,000.00

Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri

To increase mental health counseling services to Jefferson County residents.

$20,000.00

Mapaville Fire Protection District

To purchase CPR equipment and to send three firefighters to
CPR instructor training.

$3,205.00

Mapaville Fire Protection District

To purchase personal protective equipment and rescue equipment.

$25,000.00

Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson

To support expansion of child and adolescent psychiatric services.

$350,000.00

Mid-East Area Agency on Aging Foundation

To purchase a vehicle for the delivery of hot meals in
Jefferson County.

$40,690.00

Mini School of Jefferson County Inc.

To provide scholarships and for staff training and development.

$35,000.00

Missouri Health Care for All

To support public education programs focused on healthcare and insurance in Jefferson County.

$10,000.00

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

To support the Victim Services program in Jefferson County.

$5,000.00

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis

To provide the Prevention First in-school program and the youth leadership programs in Jefferson County.

$9,800.00

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis

To purchase a truck and trailer to implement the Transitional Counseling program in Jefferson County for teenagers who struggle with alcohol or other drugs.

$120,958.00

NextStep for Life

To expand the current respite scholarship voucher program.

$50,000.00

Nithyananda Yoga University

To purchase yoga and meditation equipment for use in classes at local libraries and agencies.

$3,152.57

Northwest Early Childhood Center

To purchase updated OT/PT equipment and an OAE machine and to support the Healthy Me program.

$16,782.70

Northwest R-1 School District

To purchase therapeutic supplies to assist the agency in establishing on-site mental health services for students.

$8,142.64

Northwest R-1 School District

To purchase food and for general operating expenses.

$9,500.00

Nurses for Newborns

To increase nurse home visits to underserved families in
Jefferson County.

$30,000.00

Our Little Haven

To support the Medical Case Management, Keystone Mental Health Services and Emergency Assistance programs for children and families in the foster care system in Jefferson County.

$68,000.00

Ozark Food Pantry

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$10,000.00

Parents as Teachers - DeSoto

To provide additional developmental and health screenings.

$46,200.00

Parents as Teachers - Festus

To provide additional developmental and health screenings.

$85,374.00

Peace Pantry

To assist with constructing a new building for the food pantry that will provide additional space and increase services.

$350,000.00

Pony Bird, Inc.

To purchase new adaptive medical beds and 2 new accessible vehicles.

$59,900.00

Richwoods Community Pantry

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$3,500.00

Richwoods Community Pantry

To purchase 2 freezers to expand storage space for the food pantry.

$2,000.00

Ride On St. Louis

To purchase a tractor for the maintenance of the service area.

$7,000.00

Ride On St. Louis

To assist with the agency's strategic and capital campaign planning efforts that are geared towards future program growth.

$10,000.00

Seckman Middle School

To convert and equip a current classroom into a fitness room to increase fitness opportunities for students, staff and community members.

$25,000.00

Society for the Blind & Visually Impaired

To conduct vision evaluations and to work directly with students who are blind, their teachers and therapists to create an individualized education program.

$20,000.00

Society of St. Vincent DePaul - Good Shepherd in Hillsboro Conference

To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families
in need.

$5,000.00

Society of St. Vincent DePaul Our Lady Conference

To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families
in need.

$5,000.00

Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Sacred Heart - Crystal City Conference

To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families
in need.

$5,000.00

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - St. John's Conference

To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families
in need.

$5,000.00

St. John's Lutheran Church and School

To assist with building renovations and service expansion, including counseling services and support group meetings.

$27,000.00

St Joseph SVdP, Imperial

To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families
in need.

$5,000.00

St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program

To increase awareness of the program in Jefferson County and for general program support.

$5,000.00

St. Louis Power Soccer United (SLPSU)

To provide program support to continue expansion efforts.

$5,000.00

Sunnyhill, Inc.

To provide training for new staff at the Sunnyhill Adventure Camp and the Sunnyhill Independence Center.

$34,712.00

Sunnyhill, Inc.

To assist with the construction of a multi-purpose building that will provide year-round program space.

$350,000.00

Teen Challenge of St. Louis

To provide scholarships for low-income clients trying to break the cycle of addiction.

$10,000.00

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America,
St. Louis Chapter

To increase Project Concern services to additional families in
Jefferson County.

$10,000.00

The Covering House

To support the services provided at the Long-Term Therapeutic Home.

$40,000.00

The Covering House

To provide program support and to help expand services for victims of human trafficking.

$16,706.54

The Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

To provide training and resources to foster and adoptive families in Jefferson County.

$10,000.00

The Curators of the University of Missouri

To expand the current 4-H Youth Futures program at Fox High School and to expand the program to an additional school.

$74,350.19

The Salvation Army - Arnold Corps

To provide program support for the food pantry and emergency services program.

$32,947.00

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis

To support the Student Advisor program and to create 3 4-year scholarships for Jefferson County students.

$90,704.00

Unlimited Play

To assist with the second phase of Kade's Playground - the universally accessible splash zone.

$200,000.00

Upward Smiles, Inc.

To purchase equipment and instruments to expand dental services
for adults.

$53,229.46

Upward Smiles, Inc.

To expand dental services for children, pregnant women and adults in Jefferson County.

$332,812.37

Valle Ambulance District

To purchase a medication pump and ventilators.

$112,000.00

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church

To support the agency's Back to School Fair program that provides backpacks and school supplies and health care screenings.

$2,500.00

Windsor C1 Parents as Teachers

To increase hearing and vision screenings in the Windsor School District.

$11,300.00

Windsor C-1 School District

To purchase an OAE Hearing Screener to increase the number of screenings completed.

$5,000.00

Windsor C-1 School District

To provide assistive technology to students with disabilities.

$27,500.00