2015 Grants Awarded: Responsive Portfolio

Agency/Purpose
Amount
ALIVE
$10,000.00
To support counseling services, transportation and the nights of safety program for domestic violence victims.
Alzheimer's Association of St. Louis Chapter
$8,000.00
To increase staff and volunteer training to assist in expanding services in Jefferson County.
Alzheimer's Association of St. Louis Chapter
$12,000.00
To provide Alzheimer's education, outreach and ongoing care support to 400 new clients in Jefferson County.
American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region
$29,500.00
To purchase a new disaster response vehicle for Jefferson County.
Annie's Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids
$9,000.00
To purchase office equipment and supplies to assist with program expansion.
Annie's Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids
$25,000.00
To provide program support for grief services for children in Jefferson County.
Annie's Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids
$16,920.00
To support the development of a strategic plan and staff training to increase and enhance services.
Anthropedia Foundation
$33,725.00
To develop a Center for Community Well-Being in the Northwest School District that will focus on helping people live healthier, happier lives.
Antonia Fire Protection District
$9,991.26
To purchase AEDs and an AED trainer.
Arnold Food Pantry
$32,050.00
To purchase a van that will be used to pick up donated food.
Bethany Christian Services
$26,000.00
To expand the current Safe Families for Children program in Jefferson County.
Big River Ambulance District
$225,000.00
To purchase a new Advanced Life Support ambulance.
Birthright of Hillsboro, Inc.
$6,000.00
To provide training for the agency's staff.
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.
Birthright of Hillsboro, Inc.
$150,000.00
To purchase and rehab a building that will increase services and provide better confidentiality.
Brenden's Friday Backpack Program, Inc.
$15,827.00
To purchase program supplies, including food for children in need for all schools in Jefferson County.
Burns Recovered Support Group
$8,500.00
To expand the burn and fire prevention program to Jefferson County schools and to provide 2 scholarships for children to attend the burn camp.
C-6 Educational Foundation, Incorporated
$15,000.00
To purchase gift cards that will be used to provide students with necessary clothing, shoes and coats.
CHADS Coalition For Mental Health
$33,000.00
To increase services to youth in Jefferson County, including Signs of Suicide, the Olweus Bullying Prevention program and Family Support services.
Catholic Family Services
$109,000.00
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.
Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
$11,765.88
To purchase AEDs and continuing education for the agency's personnel for a 5 year period.
Center for Hearing & Speech
$37,000.00
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.
Children's Home Society of Missouri
$50,000.00
To provide services to Jefferson County children and families who are at high risk for or who have experienced abuse and neglect.
Circle of Friends Mentoring Group
$9,999.00
To assist with start-up costs for a youth mentoring program.
City of De Soto Fire Department
$14,475.00
To purchase an AED for each vehicle.
City of DeSoto
$300,000.00
To support the construction of a soccer complex.
City of Festus Administration
$19,505.00
To develop a new walking trail at West City Park.
Community Treatment, Inc. (COMTREA)
$150,000.00
To develop a voucher program in partnership with area nonprofits to provide quality dental care to adults that do not have insurance.
Community Treatment, Inc. (COMTREA)
$350,000.00
To develop a mobile access and prevention dental clinic that will primarily serve adults that are on Medicaid or do not have insurance.
County of Jefferson, State of Missouri
$63,000.00
To expand fitness related programs and activities at the High Ridge Civic Center.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County
$5,000.00
To recruit and train advocates for children in Jefferson County.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County
$4,342.00
To increase advertising to reach and recruit potential CASA volunteers.
Crystal Oaks Long Term Care
$8,720.00
To purchase AEDs to allow the agency to have one in each nursing area.
De Soto 73 Public Schools
$18,083.00
To expand the tower garden program to additional classrooms within the School District.
De Soto 73 Public Schools
$74,570.00
To construct a permanent walking trail that will connect Vineland Elementary School with the De Soto High School campus.
De Soto Historical Society of De Soto Missouri
$4,915.00
To increase accessibility by purchasing and installing a stair lift.
De Soto School District, Athena Elementary, Third Grade
$8,598.19
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.
DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
$30,000.00
To purchase smoke and CO detectors and escape ladders for distribution in the community.
Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries
$81,687.00
To expand the Care Transitions and Outreach program to Jefferson County to reduce preventable non-emergent ER visits and hospitalization.
Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$20,000.00
To purchase AEDs and equipment to clean and sanitize loaned out medical equipment.
Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$40,000.00
To expand the Independent Living program for seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$100,000.00
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.
Dunklin R-5 School District
$22,708.00
To purchase hearing and vision screening tools and AEDs.
Emmanuel Baptist Church Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Emmanuel Baptist Church Food Pantry
$60,000.00
To purchase a vehicle for picking up donated food.
Faith Community Church
$10,000.00
To provide assistance with prescriptions, elderly care and personal care items.
Feed My People
$48,800.00
To purchase a van that will be used to pick up donated food.
Festus Fire Department
$16,000.00
To purchase AEDs and emergency medical equipment to expand the services the agency can provide.
First United Methodist Church
$20,000.00
To support the food pantry and assistance program.
G. S. B. T. T. C. (Giving Something Back To The Community)
$10,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
Girls on the Run of St. Louis
$25,000.00
To support the Girls on the Run and Girls on Track program in Jefferson County.
Goldman Fire Protection District
$12,900.00
To purchase AEDs, an AED training unit and a suction unit.
Goldman Fire Protection District
$15,750.00
To provide continuing education to all departmental personnel.
Good Shepherd Catholic School
$10,053.54
To purchase emergency medical equipment and to implement a health and wellness program.
Good Shepherd Children & Family Services
$51,000.00
To provide home-based counseling and case management services for pregnant women in crisis.
Great Circle
$62,004.00
To expand the Incredible Years Parent Education program by serving additional families and adding in-home parent consultations.
Heart of the Apostle Fellowship
$10,000.00
To support 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.
Helping Hands and Horses
$5,000.00
To support the agency's equine therapy program for people with disabilities.
Helping Hands and Horses
$9,000.00
To support program expansion and to reduce the waiting list for services.
Hematite Fire Protection District
$42,000.00
To purchase equipment and tools to enhance the response capabilities of the agency to fires, medical and other hazardous calls for service.
Herculaneum Fire Department
$32,000.00
To purchase new hydraulic rescue tools.
Hillsboro Fire Protection District
$48,000.00
To purchase and install a generator that will provide back-up power and allow the agency to serve as a shelter during extreme weather.
Hillsboro Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Hillsboro Guardian Hawks
$120,000.00
To construct an all-inclusive playground.
Hillsboro Little League
$15,000.00
To assist with repairing the fields that were damaged by the July 1 flash flood.
Hillsboro Police Department
$16,632.16
To purchase medical and protective equipment.
IL Ritiro Franciscan Retreat Center
$10,000.00
To support a part-time technology assistant to help with external communications and increase visibility of retreat programs.
Immanuel Lutheran Church
$5,680.00
To purchase AEDs and first aid cabinets and for CPR/First Aid/AED training.
Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop
$18,000.00
To purchase a box truck to assist the agency in maintaining current programs.
Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop
$50,000.00
To support staff training and to implement a marketing program to increase services and decrease the waiting list.
Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.
$30,000.00
To provide scholarships to 15 students entering the health occupation programs.
Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.
$70,125.00
To purchase 2 simulation mannequins and supporting equipment for the nursing program.
Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.
$110,000.00
To support the Holistic Wellness Program that is serving students, faculty and staff.
Jefferson County Community Partnership
$307,851.29
To increase services in the Jeffco Express, Parenting Network and Hammers of Hope programs.
Jefferson County Community Partnership
$25,000.00
To assist individuals affected by the July 1 flash flood with necessary home repairs.
Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board
$86,527.00
To construct a shelter over the loading zone for residents and to create a circle drive to streamline the traffic pattern.
Jefferson County Family YMCA
$25,000.00
To purchase a new lifeguard chair and spinning bikes.
Jefferson County Family YMCA
$27,850.00
To develop preliminary design drawings for possible expansion and to conduct a feasibility study for a capital campaign.
Jefferson County Family YMCA
$20,600.04
To enhance and expand the services offered through the childcare and aquatics program.
Jefferson County Health Department
$10,000.00
To provide free hepatitis C screening and education to individuals at risk of infection.
Jefferson County Health Department
$73,700.00
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.
Jefferson County Homeland Security Emergency Response Team
$26,259.00
To provide CPR certification and CEU courses to all team members and to send 7 personnel to CPR/AED instructor training.
Jefferson County P.R.I.D.E.
$71,484.33
To provide support for additional substance abuse prevention programs and develop youth leaders.
Jefferson County Rescue Mission
$68,523.00
To purchase a new refrigerated truck to pick up donated food.
Jefferson County Rescue Mission
$15,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
$25,200.00
To expand counseling services for victims of domestic violence.
Jefferson County, MO
$66,574.58
To establish a Drug Court Administrator position to increase the effectiveness of the Drug Court program.
Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
$14,079.70
To purchase AEDs and emergency medical equipment.
Judevine Center for Autism
$39,704.00
To expand the Social Skills Training program to children, youth, and adults with Autism in Jefferson County.
KUTO, Kids Under Twenty One
$9,970.00
To provide suicide prevention education to Jefferson County schools.
Kramer & Hand Community Garden
$5,000.00
To assist with the start-up costs of designing and building a community garden.
Living Faith Food Pantry
$50,504.00
To purchase a freezer, cooler and van for the food pantry.
Living Faith Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To purchase food and for general operating expenses.
Living Well Village Foundation
$40,000.00
To provide scholarships for the residential summer weight loss camp for kids.
Living Well Village Foundation
$24,150.00
To implement a marketing program that will raise awareness and increase the number of clients served.
Living Well Village Foundation
$200,000.00
To close the agency's current lagoon and to connect to the sewer line to stabilize the agency's infrastructure.
Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri
$20,000.00
To increase mental health counseling services to Jefferson County residents.
Mapaville Fire Protection District
$3,205.00
To purchase CPR equipment and to send three firefighters to CPR instructor training.
Mapaville Fire Protection District
$25,000.00
To purchase personal protective equipment and rescue equipment.
Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson
$350,000.00
To support expansion of child and adolescent psychiatric services.
Mid-East Area Agency on Aging Foundation
$40,690.00
To purchase a vehicle for the delivery of hot meals in Jefferson County.
Mini School of Jefferson County Inc.
$35,000.00
To provide scholarships and for staff training and development.
Missouri Health Care for All
$10,000.00
To support public education programs focused on healthcare and insurance in Jefferson County.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
$5,000.00
To support the Victim Services program in Jefferson County.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis
$9,800.00
To provide the Prevention First in-school program and the youth leadership programs in Jefferson County.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis
$120,958.00
To purchase a truck and trailer to implement the Transitional Counseling program in Jefferson County for teenagers who struggle with alcohol or other drugs.
NextStep for Life
$50,000.00
To expand the current respite scholarship voucher program.
Nithyananda Yoga University aka Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam of St. Louis
$3,152.57
To purchase yoga and meditation equipment for use in classes at local libraries and agencies.
Northwest Early Childhood Center
$16,782.70
To purchase updated OT/PT equipment and an OAE machine and to support the Healthy Me program.
Northwest R-1 School District
$8,142.64
To purchase therapeutic supplies to assist the agency in establishing on-site mental health services for students.
Northwest R-1 School District
$9,500.00
To purchase food and for general operating expenses.
Nurses for Newborns
$30,000.00
To increase nurse home visits to underserved families in Jefferson County.
Our Little Haven
$68,000.00
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.
Ozark Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Parents as Teachers
$85,374.00
To provide additional developmental and health screenings.
Parents as Teachers - DeSoto
$46,200.00
To provide additional developmental and health screenings.
Peace Pantry
$350,000.00
To assist with constructing a new building for the food pantry that will provide additional space and increase services.
Pony Bird, Inc.
$59,900.00
To purchase new adaptive medical beds and 2 new accessible vehicles.
Richwoods Community Pantry
$3,500.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Richwoods Community Pantry
$2,000.00
To purchase 2 freezers to expand storage space for the food pantry.
Ride On St. Louis
$7,000.00
To purchase a tractor for the maintenance of the service area.
Ride On St. Louis
$10,000.00
To assist with the agency's strategic and capital campaign planning efforts that are geared towards future program growth.
Seckman Middle School
$25,000.00
To convert and equip a current classroom into a fitness room to increase fitness opportunities for students, staff and community members.
Society for the Blind & Visually Impaired
$20,000.00
To conduct vision evaluations and to work directly with students who are blind, their teachers and therapists to create an individualized education program.
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 - St. John's 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 SVdP, Imperial
$5,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
St. John's Lutheran Church and School
$27,000.00
To assist with building renovations and service expansion, including counseling services and support group meetings.
St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program
$5,000.00
To increase awareness of the program in Jefferson County and for general program support.
St. Louis Power Soccer United (SLPSU)
$5,000.00
To provide program support to continue expansion efforts.
Sunnyhill, Inc.
$34,712.00
To provide training for new staff at the Sunnyhill Adventure Camp and the Sunnyhill Independence Center.
Sunnyhill, Inc.
$350,000.00
To assist with the construction of a multi-purpose building that will provide year-round program space.
Teen Challenge of St. Louis
$10,000.00
To provide scholarships for low-income clients trying to break the cycle of addiction.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, St. Louis Chapter
$10,000.00
To increase Project Concern services to additional families in Jefferson County.
The Covering House
$40,000.00
To support the services provided at the Long-Term Therapeutic Home.
The Covering House
$16,706.54
To provide program support and to help expand services for victims of human trafficking.
The Curators of the University of Missouri
$74,350.19
To expand the current 4-H Youth Futures program at Fox High School and to expand the program to an additional school.
The Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition
$10,000.00
To provide training and resources to foster and adoptive families in Jefferson County.
The Salvation Army - Arnold Corps
$32,947.00
To provide program support for the food pantry and emergency services program.
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis
$90,704.00
To support the Student Advisor program and to create 3 4-year scholarships for Jefferson County students.
Unlimited Play
$200,000.00
To assist with the second phase of Kade's Playground - the universally accessible splash zone.
Upward Smiles, Inc.
$53,229.46
To purchase equipment and instruments to expand dental services for adults.
Upward Smiles, Inc.
$332,812.37
To expand dental services for children, pregnant women and adults in Jefferson County.
Valle Ambulance District
$112,000.00
To purchase a medication pump and ventilators.
Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church
$2,500.00
To support the agency's Back to School Fair program that provides backpacks and school supplies and health care screenings.
Windsor C-1 School District
$5,000.00
To purchase an OAE Hearing Screener to increase the number of screenings completed.
Windsor C-1 School District
$27,500.00
To provide assistive technology to students with disabilities.
Total for 2015
$7,309,769.44