2017 Grants Awarded: Responsive Portfolio

Agency/Purpose
Amount
ALIVE
$25,018.85

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

AMVETS Dept. of Missouri Service Foundation
$10,000.00

To provide a health fair for Jefferson County Veterans.

Alzheimer's Association of St. Louis Chapter
$20,000.00

To provide Alzheimer's education, outreach and ongoing care support to 530 clients in Jefferson County.

American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region
$50,000.00

To support disaster relief and preparedness programs in Jefferson County.

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
$3,836.00

To purchase laptops that will be used to increase outreach efforts in Jefferson County.

Anthropedia Foundation
$39,450.00

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

Arnold Athletic Association
$5,000.00

To purchase AEDS and first aid kits for the agency's athletic fields.

Arnold Food Pantry
$27,299.00

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.

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.

Boy Scouts of America, Greater St. Louis Area Council
$16,100.00

To provide camp scholarships for Jefferson County Scouts.

Brain Injury Association of Missouri
$15,000.00

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

Brenden's Friday Backpack Program, Inc.
$15,000.00

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

Brenden's Friday Backpack Program, Inc.
$25,000.00

To purchase a vehicle to pick up donated food from local businesses and purchased food from the St. Louis Area Food Bank.

Burns Recovered Support Group
$10,000.00

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

C-6 Educational Foundation, Incorporated
$15,000.00

To support the Special Olympics program and to purchase gift cards that will be used to provide students with necessary clothing, shoes and coats.

CHADS Coalition For Mental Health
$35,000.00

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

Casa de Salud
$25,000.00

To support mental health services for Jefferson County residents.

Catholic Family Services
$119,875.00

To provide the school based counseling program to Jefferson County schools which includes having on-site counselors in 7 area elementary schools and one area High School.

Center for Hearing & Speech
$40,000.00

To provide hearing and screening services at Jefferson County schools and Head Start centers and to provide the full-service audiology program for 28 people in Jefferson County.

City of DeSoto Shop with a Cop
$5,000.00

To support the Shop with a Cop program in local school districts.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County
$12,000.00

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

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County
$8,000.00

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

Crystal Oaks Long Term Care
$2,043.00

To implement the Virtual Dementia Tour training program with agency staff and family members of residents.

De Soto 73 Public Schools
$5,000.00

To purchase program supplies for the Athena Family Fund program.

De Soto 73 Public Schools
$23,261.00

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

DeSoto Food Pantry
$57,420.00

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

DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
$47,404.00

To install 2 underground water storage tanks that will increase access to water in those areas.

Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries
$15,000.00

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

Deaf Empowerment Awareness Foundation, Inc dba DEAF, Inc.
$5,000.00

To provide deaf awareness training for first responders.

Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments
$10,000.00

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

Dental Health Theatre, Inc.
$8,200.00

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

Dental Health Theatre, Inc.
$30,000.00

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

Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$100,000.00

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.

Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$38,141.00

To purchase a driving simulator and to upgrade the agency's IT equipment.

Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$60,000.00

To provide program support for the in-home care program and to support staff development.

Dunklin R-5 School District
$5,000.00

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

Emmanuel Baptist Church Food Pantry
$10,000.00

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

FamilyForward
$50,000.00

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

Feed My People
$5,000.00

To upgrade the agency's water treatment plant to meet state requirements.

Feed My People
$57,650.00

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

Finding Grace Ministries
$10,000.00

To support services for youth who have been rescued from sex trafficking or sexual exploitation.

First United Methodist Church
$10,000.00

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

Fox C-6 School District
$46,000.00

To purchase vision and hearing screening equipment.

Friends of Kathy J. Weinman Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence
$7,800.00

To provide program support for women and children from Jefferson County who have experienced domestic violence.

Get FIT Shelter, Inc.
$25,000.00

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

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri
$25,000.00

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

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri
$29,240.00

To increase accessibility at Camp Cedarledge in Pevely.

Girls on the Run of St. Louis
$30,000.00

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

Good Shepherd Children & Family Services
$30,000.00

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

Good Shepherd Children & Family Services
$5,000.00

To provide direct financial assistance to families participating in the agency's Expectant Parent program.

Grandview R2 School District
$13,370.15

To purchase first aid and emergency medical supplies.

Great Circle
$62,000.00

To support the Incredible Years Parent Education program for 76 families in Jefferson County.

H E R O E S CARE, INC.
$40,000.00

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

H E R O E S CARE, INC.
$10,000.00

To assist military families with basic needs.

Hand 'n Hand Pregnancy Help Center
$37,930.00

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

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.

Hematite Fire Protection District
$48,375.00

To purchase hydraulic rescue equipment.

Herculaneum United Methodist Church
$5,000.00

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

Hillsboro Fire Protection District
$20,000.00

To purchase an AED and medical equipment.

Hillsboro Food Pantry
$20,000.00

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

Hillsboro Food Pantry
$10,000.00

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

Holy Child Catholic School
$5,000.00

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

Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop
$20,000.00

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

Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.
$23,359.00

To provide program support for the aquatics program.

Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.
$54,000.00

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

Jefferson County Community Partnership
$200,000.00

To provide program support for the transportation and Children & Families Safe programs.

Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board
$108,000.00

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

Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board
$60,000.00

To assist the agency in implementing a public awareness campaign. The goal of the campaign is to increase the number of persons served.

Jefferson County Family YMCA
$16,375.00

To provide program support for the child care, senior fitness and youth sports programs.

Jefferson County Foster Children's Fund, Inc.
$12,000.00

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

Jefferson County Government
$34,000.00

To provide program support for the Treatment Court program.

Jefferson County Government
$86,617.65

To construct an inclusive playground at Sunridge Park.

Jefferson County Health Department
$104,000.00

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

Jefferson County Library Foundation
$10,000.00

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

Jefferson County Online Information Network
$6,000.00

To print Community Resource Directories and for program advertising.

Jefferson County Rescue Mission
$15,000.00

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

Jefferson R-7 Little League
$13,900.00

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

KMA Foundation Inc.
$42,000.00

To provide a safe driving awareness program to the high schools in Jefferson County.

KUTO, Kids Under Twenty One
$9,970.00

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

Living Faith Food Pantry
$10,000.00

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

Living Well Village Foundation
$40,000.00

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

Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri
$35,000.00

To provide mental health counseling services to Jefferson County residents.

Mapaville Fire Protection District
$16,672.29

To purchase hydraulic rescue tools.

Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson
$81,826.00

To increase child and adolescent mental health services by launching a new three-level program with local providers.

Mid-East Area Agency on Aging Foundation
$11,207.94

To purchase equipment from the home delivered meals program.

Mineral Area College
$5,000.00

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

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
$10,000.00

To support the Victim Services program in Jefferson County.

NAMI St. Louis
$10,000.00

To support the Crisis Intervention Team program in Jefferson County.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis
$25,000.00

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

NextStep for Life
$25,000.00

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

Northwest R-1 School District
$18,701.00

To increase fitness opportunities by paving the current gravel track.

Nurses for Newborns
$30,000.00

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

Our Little Haven
$62,200.00

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

Ozark Food Pantry
$10,000.00

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

Parents as Teachers - DeSoto
$9,390.00

To purchase vision screening equipment.

Parents as Teachers - Festus
$30,000.00

To provide program support and to purchase vision screening equipment.

Pony Bird, Inc.
$46,000.00

To purchase a maintenance truck and a security system for the administrative building.

Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services of MO
$59,789.00

To support the Family Solutions for Kids program in Jefferson County.

REcess
$2,000.00

To purchase program supplies and equipment for the respite program.

Rainbow Village
$75,000.00

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

Richwoods Community Pantry
$4,000.00

To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.

Ride On St. Louis
$10,000.00

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

Saint Louis Crisis Nursery
$30,000.00

To support the Family Empowerment program in Jefferson County.

Society for the Blind & Visually Impaired
$30,000.00

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 de Paul, St Rose of Lima Conference
$83,000.00

To purchase a building to establish the Beds for Our Neighbors in Need program in Jefferson County.

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.

Spirit Strides Incorporated
$10,000.00

To provide equine therapy scholarships and program support.

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
$5,000.00

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

St. John's Lutheran Church and School
$6,000.00

To implement 5-6 additional support groups including programs for veterans, cancer support, grief support, family finances and safety classes for seniors.

St. Louis Learning Disabilities Association, Inc.
$5,000.00

To provide early intervention screenings at early childhood centers in Jefferson County.

St. Louis Power Soccer United (SLPSU)
$5,400.00

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

St. Patrick Center
$15,000.00

To provide direct financial assistance to veterans and their families.

Sunnyhill, Inc.
$85,000.00

To make facility improvements at the Sunnyhill Independence Center.

Sunnyhill, Inc.
$35,685.12

To hire a transportation coordinator for the agency's Residential Care Facility and Independence Center.

Sunnyhill, Inc.
$41,898.12

To hire a medical billing & coding position for the Applied Behavior Analysis program that serves children and adolescents with autism.

Sunrise R-IX School
$10,000.00

To purchase emergency medical equipment and vision screening equipment.

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, St. Louis Chapter
$15,000.00

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

The Covering House
$23,557.00

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

The Curators of the University of Missouri
$50,695.00

To provide psychological evaluations for 30 high-risk youth in Jefferson County.

The Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition
$30,000.00

To support foster care and adoption services in Jefferson County.

The Salvation Army - Arnold Corps
$20,000.00

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

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis
$73,840.00

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

Twin City Community Chest
$5,000.00

To support the agency's mission and programs.

United Way of Greater St. Louis
$30,000.00

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

Upward Smiles, Inc.
$134,772.72

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

Upward Smiles, Inc.
$150,000.00

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

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church
$5,000.00

To support the back to school program that provides backpacks, supplies and health screenings.

Windsor C-1 School District
$6,377.00

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

Windsor C-1 School District
$6,500.00

To purchase emergency medical equipment and first aid training equipment.

Zion Lutheran Church
$5,000.00

To purchase shoes for Jefferson County children.

Zion Lutheran Church
$5,000.00

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

Zion Lutheran Church Pevely
$5,000.00

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

Total for 2017
$3,990,145.84