2014 Grants Awarded: Responsive Portfolio

Agency/Purpose
Amount
ALIVE
$5,000.00
To support the availability of adult counseling services for domestic abuse victims, transportation and the option of the Nights of Safety program.
Alzheimer's Association of St. Louis Chapter
$12,000.00
To expand services in Jefferson County including orientation to Alzheimer's, support with disease management, information on programs and services, and access to early detection and treatment information.
American Liver Foundation
$5,000.00
To expand the Viral Hepatitis Treatment Choice Initiative in Jefferson County.
American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region
$15,000.00
To provide disaster education, preparedness training and disaster assistance in Jefferson County.
Annie's Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids
$20,000.00
To provide comprehensive support services to Jefferson County children, teens and their families who are grieving the death of someone significant.
Arnold Food Pantry
$50,000.00
To help purchase an additional building to increase storage and services.
Bethany Christian Services
$9,000.00
To expand the Safe Families for Children program in Jefferson County.
Birthright of Hillsboro, Inc.
$10,000.00
To assist with the immediate needs of pregnant women and those with newborn babies and children under the age of 2.
Brenden's Friday Backpack Program, Inc.
$10,000.00
To purchase program supplies including food for children in need for all schools in Jefferson County.
C-6 Educational Foundation, Incorporated
$12,500.00
To purchase gift cards that will be used to provide students with necessary clothing, shoes and coats.
CHADS Coalition For Mental Health
$25,000.00
To increase services to youth, schools and families in Jefferson County, including Signs of Suicide, the Olweus Bullying Prevention program and CHADS Family Support.
Catholic Family Services
$100,230.00
To expand the school based counseling program to Jefferson County which includes providing on-site counselors to 6 area elementary schools and one area High School.
Children's Home Society of Missouri
$70,377.00
To provide trauma-focused counseling services to children who have been legally adopted, are in foster care or are living in alternative family situations.
City of Crystal City
$106,650.00
To purchase a new severe weather warning system for the City of Crystal City.
City of Hillsboro Parks Department
$67,865.00
To build an open-access professional adult outdoor fitness area.
County of Jefferson, State of Missouri
$115,000.00
To purchase and develop as a park 5 acres of property adjacent to the Northwest Sport Complex.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County
$5,000.00
To recruit and train advocates for children in Jefferson County.
Crystal Oaks Long Term Care
$4,657.96
To implement the Best Friends program for patients who have Alzheimer's.
Crystal Oaks Long Term Care
$2,621.00
To implement the Music and Memory program for 44 residents with dementia.
DeSoto Food Pantry
$100,000.00
To expand and update the agency's current facilities.
DeSoto Public Library
$1,725.77
To purchase an AED and for CPR/AED training.
DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
$86,344.42
To purchase equipment, AEDs and for EMT training.
Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$45,000.00
To recruit and provide first year employment for a part-time network and computer system administrator.
Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$113,000.00
To provide emergency crisis funds and medical transportation services for low-income individuals with disabilities, seniors and those in need.
Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$50,000.00
To purchase replacement vehicles for the Essential Medical Transportation program.
East Central Missouri Area Health Education Center (ECMO-AHEC)
$85,842.00
To increase the number of Jefferson County high school and college youth that commit to healthcare careers.
Feed My People
$5,000.00
To support the gas card program that helps clients be able to drive to job counseling, training, legal appointments, job interviews, medical and testing visits, and trips to the pharmacy and grocery store.
Festus Public Library Foundation, Inc.
$20,884.50
To purchase a monument sign to better inform the community about programs, including health programs.
Festus RVI School District
$9,500.00
To purchase an AED for each attendance center.
Festus RVI School District
$10,000.00
To expand the Second Chance Breakfast program to a 3rd school location.
First United Methodist Church
$13,500.00
To support the activities of the parish nurse program.
First United Methodist Church
$4,345.65
To purchase a freezer for the food pantry to allow for additional food storage.
G. S. B. T. T. C. (Giving Something Back To The Community)
$15,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
Get Healthy DeSoto
$222,413.00
To construct a permanent structure to expand the capacity of the DeSoto Farmer's Market.
Get Healthy DeSoto
$10,000.00
To support and expand the current healthy lifestyle community initiatives in DeSoto.
Girls on the Run of St. Louis
$20,000.00
To continue and expand the Girls on the Run and Girls on Track teams in Jefferson County.
Good Shepherd Children & Family Services
$5,900.00
To support marketing efforts and operating expenses associated with expanding the Expectant Parent program in Jefferson County.
Good Shepherd Children & Family Services
$51,000.00
To provide home-based counseling and case management services for expectant parents.
Great Circle
$43,320.00
To expand the Incredible Years Parent Education program to Jefferson County.
Heart of the Apostle Fellowship
$10,000.00
To support the operating expenses of the toy and food distribution programs.
Helping Hands Crystal City (Crystal City Schools)
$5,000.00
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.
Herculaneum Fire Department
$31,500.00
To purchase and install a back up generator.
Hillsboro Fire Protection District
$8,823.73
To purchase AEDs and training equipment for CPR and AED classes.
Hillsboro Food Pantry
$251,101.00
To expand the current facility and to purchase new equipment including freezer and cooler units.
Hillsboro Food Pantry
$39,765.00
To purchase a truck for the food pantry to assist in picking up donated food.
Hillsboro Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Hillsboro Touchdown Club
$11,300.00
To purchase strength and conditioning equipment for the Hillsboro R-3 School District.
IL Ritiro Franciscan Retreat Center
$10,000.00
To recruit and provide first year employment for a part-time technology assistant to help with external communications and increase visibility of retreat programs.
Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop
$7,500.00
To purchase a shredder to expand employment programs at the Sheltered Workshop.
Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.
$153,500.00
To establish a Holistic Wellness Program for students, faculty and staff.
Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.
$80,000.00
To purchase an Anatomage Table for use in the health technology curriculum.
Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.
$20,000.00
To provide scholarships to students in the six health occupation programs.
Jefferson County Community Partnership
$22,500.40
To assist in purchasing two additional buses for the JeffCo Express program.
Jefferson County Community Partnership
$286,260.97
To assist in providing two additional routes through the JeffCo Express program and implement a Volunteer Driver and Half Price Voucher program.
Jefferson County Family YMCA
$32,014.00
For lobby improvements, replacing the pool steps and other facility improvements.
Jefferson County Health Department
$63,440.07
To assist the agency in upgrading its technology infrastructure.
Jefferson County Health Department
$350,000.00
To purchase a new Mobile Dental Van that serves over 1,300 students in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County Homeland Security Emergency Response Team
$10,909.20
To expand the current basic life support capabilities that the agency can perform.
Jefferson County Library Foundation
$100,000.00
To implement a health education program on the three life-style choices contributing to the four deadliest diseases in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County Library Foundation
$6,906.00
To purchase AEDs for the 3 branches and training of 15 staff.
Jefferson County P.R.I.D.E.
$10,000.00
To expand the prescription drug abuse prevention program, including the purchase of 2 permanent prescription drug boxes.
Jefferson County Rescue Mission
$37,420.00
To purchase a lawn mower and a replacement heating and a/c unit for the facility.
Jefferson County Rescue Mission
$15,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Jefferson County, MO
$237,678.40
To establish a Veterans Court program in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County, MO - Habitat for Humanity
$25,000.00
To assist in building a new home.
Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation
$72,000.00
To purchase diapers, wet wipes and educational materials for participants in the WIC program.
Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation
$95,000.00
To assess the indoor air quality of homes and to make the necessary improvements for families that lack resources to keep their homes healthy.
Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation
$26,000.00
To purchase diapers, wet wipes and educational materials for participants in the WIC program.
Living Faith Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To purchase food and for general operating expenses.
Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri
$20,000.00
To expand mental health counseling services in Jefferson County.
Mapaville Fire Protection District
$8,010.00
To purchase an AED for each vehicle.
Mid-East Area Agency on Aging Foundation
$120,000.00
To maintain hot home-delivered meals in Jefferson County.
Mid-East Area Agency on Aging Foundation
$20,000.00
To support the congregate and home delivered meal program in Jefferson County.
Mini School of Jefferson County Inc.
$15,000.00
To hire a consultant to assist with financial and business planning.
Missouri Health Care for All
$5,000.00
To support public education programs focused on healthcare in Jefferson County.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis
$5,000.00
To provide Red Ribbon Leadership Training in Jefferson County and to allow 25 Jefferson County students to attend the Prevention Leadership Conference.
NextStep for Life
$37,700.00
To construct a fixed shelter over the bocce courts to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities.
NextStep for Life
$5,986.00
To purchase items for the KidStart program that are designed to support children with developmental disabilities in their gross motor, fine motor and sensory development.
NextStep for Life
$15,750.00
To help develop a five year strategic plan.
Nurses for Newborns
$15,000.00
To provide nurse home visitation services to an additional 30 families in Jefferson County.
Our Lady Catholic School
$7,000.00
To develop a school wide comprehensive nutrition and physical activity program.
Our Lady Catholic School
$19,160.00
To assist the organization in implementing a care team approach including a school nurse and counselor.
Our Little Haven
$25,000.00
To maintain and expand the Medical Case Management program for children in foster care.
Ozark Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Parents as Teachers (Festus, Crystal City, Dunklin and Jefferson R7 School Districts)
$39,391.00
To purchase 6 OAE machines to perform free hearing screenings.
Parents as Teachers - DeSoto
$10,000.00
To purchase an OAE machine to perform free hearing screenings.
Parents as Teachers - DeSoto
$5,000.00
To purchase diapers to use as an incentive for participation in the program and screenings.
Peace Pantry
$9,850.00
To perform a study to assess the feasibility of expanding the agency.
Pony Bird, Inc.
$56,845.46
To provide employee training and increase employee retention.
Pony Bird, Inc.
$1,000,000.00
To construct two six-bed replacement homes and renovate existing space to increase respite services.
Quad-City Community Development Corp.
$17,753.00
To expand and pave the parking area at the Senior Center.
R7 Bluejay Foundation
$5,000.00
To purchase a vehicle to implement a Drivers Education program in the Jefferson R7 School District.
REcess
$5,000.00
To purchase supplies and equipment for the respite program.
Richwoods Community Pantry
$3,500.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Ride On St. Louis
$25,000.00
To assist with operating expenses and provide scholarships for children with disabilities.
Ride On St. Louis
$9,500.00
To purchase a therapy horse.
Sister Christine's Food Pantry of St. Joseph Catholic Church
$65,000.00
To support expansion efforts.
Society of St Vincent de Paul, St Rose of Lima Conference
$5,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
Society of St. Vincent DePaul - Good Shepherd in Hillsboro Conference
$5,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
Society of St. Vincent DePaul Our Lady Conference
$5,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Sacred Heart - Crystal City Conference
$5,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
St. Joseph Catholic Church Health Ministry
$6,500.00
To support the activities of the parish nurse program.
St. Joseph Catholic School
$12,750.00
To provide an on-site counselor at the school.
St. Louis Power Soccer United (SLPSU)
$25,000.00
To purchase Strike Force Power Soccer Wheelchairs for individuals with physical disabilities.
St. Louis Power Soccer United (SLPSU)
$5,000.00
To provide program support to expand the program to Jefferson County.
St. Pius X High School
$7,000.00
To purchase AEDs and for basic first aid and AED training.
Sunnyhill, Inc.
$350,000.00
To support residential and family support programs and services at the new Sunnyhill Independence Center.
Sunnyhill, Inc.
$350,000.00
To construct a third residence facility at the agency's Adventure Camp which will serve approximately 600-700 additional youth and adults with disabilities each year.
Teen Challenge of St. Louis
$3,787.50
To purchase a new commercial dishwasher for the male residential facility in High Ridge.
The Salvation Army - Arnold Corps
$20,000.00
To support the emergency services program.
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis
$18,600.00
To maintain the Student Advocate and Advising program at Northwest and Grandview High Schools.
Twin City Community Chest
$10,000.00
To support the agency's mission and programs.
Twin City Little League
$35,727.00
To make repairs to the main facility.
Twin City Youth Football Association
$13,000.00
To purchase and recondition player and training equipment.
Unlimited Play
$350,000.00
To help construct a universally accessible playground in Herculaneum - Kade's Playground.
Upward Smiles, Inc.
$216,500.00
To expand dental services for children and pregnant women in Jefferson County who are low-income.
Upward Smiles, Inc.
$247,705.00
To purchase new and updated dental equipment and supplies.
Valle Ambulance District
$245,807.49
To purchase 7 cardiac monitors.
Total for 2014
$7,115,117.52