Jefferson Foundation

2017 Grants Awarded: Responsive Portfolio

                                                        
Agency / Purpose Amount
Total Amount Approved $2,089,538.10

Alzheimer's Association of St. Louis Chapter

To provide Alzheimer's education, outreach and ongoing care support to 530 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

Arnold Food Pantry

To purchase a new walk-in cooler and to make building upgrades that will allow the agency to serve as a distribution center for the St. Louis Area Food Bank.

$27,299.00

Brenden's Friday Backpack Program, Inc.

To purchase program supplies, including food for over 1,200 children in local schools.

$15,000.00

Burns Recovered Support Group

To provide fire safety education to school-aged children and to allow 2-3 Jefferson County children to attend burn camp.

$10,000.00

CHADS Coalition For Mental Health

To provide Family Support services and school-based programs, including Signs of Suicide and Olweus Bullying Prevention.

$35,000.00

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County

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

$12,000.00

De Soto 73 Public Schools

To purchase program supplies for the Athena Family Fund program.

$5,000.00

De Soto 73 Public Schools

To purchase integrated listening systems for the Special Education and Occupational Therapy departments.

$23,261.00

Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries

To support the work of a faith community nurse in providing health education at 2 local food pantries.

$15,000.00

Deaf Empowerment Awareness Foundation, Inc dba DEAF, Inc.

To provide deaf awareness training for first responders.

$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.

$10,000.00

Dental Health Theatre, Inc.

To bring health exhibits to elementary schools in Jefferson County and to other community events.

$8,200.00

Dental Health Theatre, Inc.

To purchase a portable heart exhibit that would be used for on-site programming at Jefferson County elementary schools and community events.

$30,000.00

DeSoto Food Pantry

To purchase a mobile scissor lift and to improve parking at the agency's facility.

$57,420.00

Disability Resource Association, Inc.

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

$100,000.00

Dunklin R-5 School District

To provide program support for the Bright Futures Dunklin R-5 basic needs program.

$5,000.00

Emmanuel Baptist Church Food Pantry

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$10,000.00

FamilyForward

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

$50,000.00

First United Methodist Church

To purchase a refrigerator and to provide program support for the food pantry.

$10,000.00

Fox C-6 School District

To purchase vision and hearing screening equipment.

$46,000.00

Get FIT Shelter, Inc.

To support the purchase of property that will be used as a transitional living shelter in Jefferson County.

$25,000.00

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri

To provide the PAVE (Project Anti-Violence Education) program in Jefferson County schools.

$25,000.00

Girls on the Run of St. Louis

To support the Girls on the Run program that serves over 450 girls 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.

$30,000.00

Grandview R2 School District

To purchase first aid and emergency medical supplies.

$13,370.15

H E R O E S CARE, INC.

To purchase a box truck to facilitate the pick-up and delivery of donated goods for military and veteran families.

$40,000.00

Herculaneum United Methodist Church

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

$5,000.00

Hillsboro Fire Protection District

To purchase an AED and medical equipment.

$20,000.00

Hillsboro Food Pantry

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

$20,000.00

Holy Child Catholic School

To purchase fitness equipment for the purpose of expanding the fitness club program.

$5,000.00

Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop

To purchase a vehicle that will be used to pick up and deliver work orders.

$20,000.00

Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board

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

$108,000.00

Jefferson County Government

To provide program support for the Treatment Court program.

$34,000.00

Jefferson County Health Department

To provide health education, health screenings and linkage to care through the new Steps program.

$104,000.00

Jefferson County Library Foundation

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

$10,000.00

Jefferson R-7 Little League

To purchase a commercial lawn mower for the Little League program.

$13,900.00

KUTO, Kids Under Twenty One

To provide school based mental/behavioral health and suicide prevention education to Jefferson County students.

$9,970.00

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 hydraulic rescue tools.

$16,672.29

Mid-East Area Agency on Aging Foundation

To purchase equipment from the home delivered meals program.

$11,207.94

Mineral Area College

To provide matching funds for the purchase of an instructional medication dispensing system for the nursing program.

$5,000.00

Missouri Health Care for All

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

$10,000.00

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis

To support prevention programs in Jefferson County, including school-based programming, the Prevention Leadership Conference and the Red Ribbon Leadership Training program.

$25,000.00

Northwest R-1 School District

To increase fitness opportunities by paving the current gravel track.

$18,701.00

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 food and to assist with general operating expenses.

$10,000.00

Parents as Teachers - DeSoto

To purchase vision screening equipment..

$9,390.00

Parents as Teachers - Festus

To provide program support and to purchase vision screening equipment.

$30,000.00

Rainbow Village

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

$75,000.00

Ride On St. Louis

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

$10,000.00

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.

$30,000.00

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, Sacred Heart - Crystal City 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

St Joseph SVdP, Imperial

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

$5,000.00

St. John's Lutheran Church and School

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

$5,000.00

St. Louis Power Soccer United (SLPSU)

To maintain the agency's wheelchairs and to purchase equipment for the program.

$5,400.00

St. Patrick Center

To provide direct financial assistance to veterans and their families.

$15,000.00

Sunnyhill, Inc.

To make facility improvements at the Sunnyhill Independence Center.

$85,000.00

Sunrise R-IX School

To purchase emergency medical equipment and vision screening equipment.

$10,000.00

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

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

$15,000.00

The Covering House

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses at the long term therapeutic home.

$23,557.00

The Salvation Army - Arnold Corps

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

$20,000.00

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis

To support the Student Advisor program and to provide 2 4-year scholarships for Jefferson County students.

$73,840.00

Twin City Community Chest

To support the agency's mission and programs.

$5,000.00

Upward Smiles, Inc.

To purchase dental equipment, including a crown system and suction device.

$134,772.72

Upward Smiles, Inc.

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

$150,000.00

Windsor C-1 School District

To purchase fitness equipment that will increase safety of the weight room.

$6,377.00

Zion Lutheran Church

To purchase shoes for Jefferson County children.

$5,000.00

Zion Lutheran Church

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

$5,000.00