Jefferson Foundation

2016 Grants Awarded: Responsive Portfolio

                                                        
Agency / PurposeAmount
Total Amount Approved$5,436,389.28

ALIVE

To support counseling services, transportation and the Nights of Safety program for victims of domestic violence.

$31,422.36

Alzheimer’s Association of St. Louis Chapter

To provide Alzheimer’s education, outreach and ongoing care support to 695 new clients in Jefferson County.

$20,000.00

American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region

To support disaster relief and preparedness programs in
Jefferson County.

$50,000.00

Annie’s Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids

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

$25,000.00

Anthropedia Foundation

To support the wellness center at Valley Middle School. The center is focused on improving health-related behaviors and wellness.

$35,450.00

Big River Ambulance District

To purchase 6 new transport ventilators ensuring the same equipment on all of the agency’s vehicles.

$40,000.00

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

Brain Injury Association of Missouri

To provide services to survivors of brain injury and their families in Jefferson County.

$15,000.00

Brenden’s Friday Backpack Program, Inc.

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

$15,000.00

Brennan Woods Elementary

To provide a safe walking/running track for students, staff and
the community.

$12,620.00

Burns Recovered Support Group

To provide the burn and fire prevention program to Jefferson County schools and to provide 2-3 scholarships for children to attend the burn camp.

$10,000.00

C-6 Educational Foundation, Incorporated

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

$10,000.00

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.

$114,915.16

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 28 people in Jefferson County.

$40,000.00

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

City of De Soto Fire Department

To purchase new hydraulic rescue equipment to decrease extrication time.

$59,000.00

City of Festus Administration

To install an outdoor warning siren at West City Park. The project will increase the coverage of the agency’s warning system.

$34,000.00

Community Treatment, Inc. (COMTREA)

To support a voucher program to provide quality dental care to adults that do not have insurance.

$150,000.00

Community Treatment, Inc. (COMTREA)

To purchase permanent dental equipment for the Valley School Based Dental Clinic.

$130,000.00

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County

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

$12,000.00

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County

To support the agency’s marketing efforts to reach and recruit potential CASA volunteers.

$5,160.00

Crystal City Park

To replace the filter system at the Crystal City Municipal Pool.

$140,000.00

Crystal Oaks Long Term Care

To purchase resident computer workstations that will increase program and communication opportunities for the residents.

$4,219.56

Deaf Empowerment Awareness Foundation, Inc dba DEAF, Inc.

To expand deaf awareness training for first responders in
Jefferson County.

$5,000.00

Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments

To provide home-based education services to children with a medical diagnosis of blindness or visual impairment and their families.

$15,000.00

Dental Health Theatre, Inc.

To support outreach programs and immersive field trips to the HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum for Jefferson County schools.

$50,000.00

Dental Health Theatre, Inc.

To provide capital support for the new HealthWorks!
Kids’ Museum.

$50,000.00

DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District

To purchase necessary rescue equipment to reduce the amount of time it takes to get patients to quality care.

$170,090.00

Disability Resource Association, Inc.

To provide direct financial assistance to low-income individuals
with disabilities and seniors and to assist with wheelchair ramps and home modifications.

$75,000.00

Disability Resource Association, Inc.

To implement a new training component for the home health aides
and CNAs.

$4,013.97

Disability Resource Association, Inc.

To implement a new training component for Personal Attendants.

$12,400.00

Disability Resource Association, Inc.

To support program expansion through the purchase of 6 new vehicles and dispatch equipment.

$188,871.00

Disability Resource Association, Inc.

To provide program support to assist the agency in expanding the transportation program. The expansion would serve an additional 175 consumers per year.

$217,480.00

Dunklin Fire Protection District

To support a free CPR, AED and First Aid program for community members.

$7,000.00

Emmanuel Baptist Church Food Pantry

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$10,000.00

Fox C-6 PAT

To purchase 3 OAE machines to conduct hearing screenings for children under the age of 5.

$13,135.00

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

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri

To expand the Project Anti-Violence Education program to additional schools in Jefferson County.

$24,076.00

Girls on the Run of St. Louis

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

$30,000.00

Good Shepherd Children & Family Services

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

$49,000.00

Grandview R2 School District

To implement a tower garden program that will educate students on growing fresh produce and healthy eating.

$14,366.40

Great Circle

To support the Incredible Years Parent Education program for 96 families in Jefferson County.

$62,000.00

Hand ’n Hand Pregnancy Help Center

To assist the agency in providing clients with pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, health-related educational materials and basic needs.

$27,645.00

Heart of the Apostle Fellowship

To support the toy and food distribution programs.

$10,000.00

Heart of the Apostle Fellowship

To support the Socks of Love program that provides basic needs supplies to individuals and families in need.

$5,000.00

Helping Hands and Horses

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

$7,500.00

Helping Hands and Horses

To purchase customized therapy saddles and to increase ADA access.

$12,000.00

Hillsboro Food Pantry

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$10,000.00

Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop

To construct a shelter over the entryway to provide cover for the agency’s clients during inclement weather.

$24,700.00

Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop

To assist the agency in developing a new business line and increasing work opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.

$20,000.00

Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.

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

$45,000.00

Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.

To assist with the renovation of the library which is highly used by students in the health occupation programs and community members seeking health information.

$150,000.00

Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.

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

$50,000.00

Jefferson County Community Partnership

To support the Nurturing Skills for Families and Home Repairs programs.

$100,000.00

Jefferson County Community Partnership

To support the development of a transportation plan for Jefferson County.

$72,717.00

Jefferson County Community Partnership

To provide matching funds for the purchase of 4 new buses for JeffCo Express.

$51,341.45

Jefferson County Community Partnership

To provide program matching funds to support JeffCo Express.

$329,566.18

Jefferson County Community Partnership

To provide assistance with home repairs as a result of the December 2015 flood.

$25,000.00

Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board

To install an interior fire sprinkler system in one of the agency’s residential facilities.

$105,000.00

Jefferson County Family YMCA

To support facility upgrades including refinishing the
gymnasium floor.

$21,305.00

Jefferson County Family YMCA

To install a sprinkler system in the agency's facility.

$102,523.00

Jefferson County Family YMCA

To support the agency’s youth sports, aquatics and health and wellness programs.

$41,906.00

Jefferson County Foster Children’s Fund, Inc.

To provide basic needs supplies to children in foster care in
Jefferson County.

$10,000.00

Jefferson County Health Department

To support the agency’s Community Health Assessment project.

$9,671.00

Jefferson County Library Foundation

To support the 3/4/67 healthy lifestyle educational program
and activities.

$25,000.00

Jefferson County Military Families Support Network

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

$5,000.00

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

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

$53,016.00

Jefferson County Pregnancy Care Center

To upgrade the agency’s technology. The upgrade will increase the number of clients served.

$14,000.00

Jefferson County Pregnancy Care Center

To support the agency’s basic needs program which includes purchasing car seats and cribs.

$5,000.00

Jefferson County Rescue Mission

To assist the agency in repairing its outdoor cooler.

$3,376.00

Jefferson County Rescue Mission

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$10,000.00

Jefferson County, MO

To provide short-term placement for youth offenders who have mental health issues to allow for a treatment plan to be developed.

$5,500.00

Jefferson County, MO

To purchase specialized equipment for use by the Circuit Court to assist persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.

$4,987.50

KMA Foundation Inc.

To provide a safe driving awareness program in 11 public high schools in Jefferson County and to Jefferson College.

$42,000.00

Living Faith Food Pantry

To purchase food and to assist with 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

Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri

To provide mental health counseling services to Jefferson County residents.

$35,000.00

Mapaville Fire Protection District

To purchase fire suppression and detection equipment.

$12,000.00

Mapaville Fire Protection District

To increase training opportunities for the agency’s firefighters.

$7,950.00

Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson

To assist with the purchase of an additional MRI unit for the hospital’s imaging department.

$650,000.00

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.

$7,500.00

NAMI St. Louis

To support the Crisis Intervention Team program in Jefferson County.

$10,000.00

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis

To support the Prevention Leadership Conference and Red Ribbon Leadership Training program in Jefferson County.

$6,000.00

NextStep for Life

To purchase and install a back up generator for one of the agency’s facilities.

$25,000.00

Northwest R-1 School District

To provide direct financial assistance to students and their families.

$5,000.00

Nurses for Newborns

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

$30,000.00

Our Little Haven

To support the Medical Case Management and Keystone Mental Health Services programs in Jefferson County.

$62,200.00

Ozark Food Pantry

To purchase a vehicle for picking up donated food.

$20,000.00

Parents as Teachers - DeSoto

To purchase diapers, wipes and books that will be used to encourage program participation.

$5,000.00

Parents as Teachers - Festus

To provide developmental and health screenings to children
in 4 local school districts.

$30,000.00

Parents as Teachers - Festus

To purchase vision screeners and to calibrate the hearing equipment. To purchase diapers, wipes and books to encourage program participation.

$30,000.00

Parkland Pregnancy Resource Center

To upgrade the agency’s lighting system.

$17,000.00

Peace Pantry

To purchase a truck for the food pantry to assist in picking up donated food.

$40,000.00

Pony Bird, Inc.

To upgrade the agency’s information technology infrastructure.

$85,931.00

Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services of MO

To expand the Family Solutions for Kids program to Jefferson County.

$59,789.00

Rainbow Village

To expand residential services for persons with disabilities in
Jefferson County.

$75,000.00

rEcess

To purchase program supplies and equipment for the respite program.

$1,500.00

Richwoods Community Pantry

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$4,000.00

Ride On St. Louis

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

$7,500.00

Ride On St. Louis

To purchase a horse trailer to assist with off-site programs.

$2,250.00

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.

$30,000.00

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Fenton

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

$5,000.00

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 - St. John’s Conference

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

$5,000.00

Society of St Vincent de Paul, St Rose of Lima Conference

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

$5,000.00

Spirit Strides Incorporated

To provide equine therapy scholarships and program support.

$10,000.00

St. John’s Lutheran Church and School

To renovate the agency’s second Care Connections building to increase mental health services.

$35,000.00

St. Louis Power Soccer United (SLPSU)

To purchase an Eartec Wireless Headset system to increase communication between coaches and players with hearing disabilities.

$3,800.00

St. Patrick Center

To provide direct financial assistance to veterans and their families.

$10,000.00

Sunnyhill, Inc.

To support the development of year round programming at Sunnyhill Adventures Camp.

$47,076.00

Sunrise R-IX School

To create an outdoor walking/jogging trail for student and community use.

$9,000.00

Susan Nuckols Treatment Program

To support the agency’s education program and to help clients stay on track with educational goals.

$3,849.00

Teen Challenge of St. Louis

To purchase a home for the female residential program. The new facility will increase the number of clients served in the substance abuse program.

$200,000.00

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

To expand the RESCUE program to Jefferson County schools to ensure that children have access to life-saving asthma equipment and medication during the school day.

$15,000.00

The Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

To support foster care and adoption services in Jefferson County.

$30,000.00

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis

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

$99,400.00

Twin City Community Chest

To support the agency’s mission and programs.

$10,000.00

Upward Smiles, Inc.

To provide dental services for children and pregnant women in Jefferson County who are low-income.

$75,000.00

Upward Smiles, Inc.

To purchase dental equipment that will expand and enhance services.

$27,132.12

Upward Smiles, Inc.

To purchase x-ray integration equipment and to provide a continuing education opportunity for the agency’s staff.

$12,649.02

Valle Ambulance District

To purchase a cardiac monitor and 2 ventilators. This will ensure that all of the agency’s life support ambulances can provide the same level of patient care.

$37,000.00

Windsor C-1 School District

To purchase assistive technology devices to provide nonverbal children with a tool for communicating.

$2,000.00

Zion Lutheran Church

To support the agency’s back-to school program that addresses basic needs of children and their families.

$5,000.00

Zion Lutheran Church Pevely

To purchase AED units and for AED/CPR training for staff and volunteers.

$2,889.56

Zion Lutheran Church Pevely

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

$5,000.00