2019 Grants Awarded: Round 1

Agency/Purpose
Amount
AMVETS National Service Foundation
$10,000.00
To support a health and benefits fair for Jefferson County Veterans.
Aging Ahead
$40,959.29
To purchase equipment for the congregate and home delivered meals program.
Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter
$20,000.00
To provide Alzheimer's education, outreach and ongoing care support to 790 clients in Jefferson County.
American Red Cross of Missouri & Arkansas
$50,000.00
To support disaster relief and preparedness programs in Jefferson County.
Annie's Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids
$27,500.00
To provide program support for grief services for children in Jefferson County.
Arnold Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To provide operating support for the food pantry.
Bethany Christian Services
$15,000.00
To provide program support for families in crisis and to prevent cases of child abuse and neglect.
Big River Ambulance District
$60,000.00
To purchase power lift cots.
Birthright of Hillsboro, Inc.
$10,000.00
To assist with the immediate needs of pregnant women and those with newborn babies and children.
Brenden's Friday Backpack Program, Inc.
$15,000.00
To purchase program supplies, including food for over 1,300 children in local schools.
Burns Recovered Support Group
$10,000.00
To provide fire safety education to school-aged children and to allow one Jefferson County child to attend burn camp.
CHADS Coalition For Mental Health
$50,000.00
To provide Family Support services and school-based programs, including Signs of Suicide and bullying prevention programs.
Center for Hearing & Speech
$40,000.00
To purchase audiology equipment for a new clinic at Mercy Hospital Jefferson.
Christian Family Services
$42,650.00
To provide program support for the Foster Care, Maternity Counseling and Adoption and Counseling Services programs.
City of Crystal City
$40,000.00
To support improvements to the tennis and basketball courts.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jefferson County
$12,000.00
To provide program support for advocacy services for children who are in the foster care and family court system in Jefferson County.
Criminal Justice Ministry
$50,000.00
To provide mental health and financial assistance services to Jefferson County residents who are involved with the criminal justice system and have mental illness.
Crystal City 47 School District
$80,000.00
To support the remodeling of a building that will serve students who receive special education services and are currently transported 35 miles one way for educational services.
De Soto 73 Public Schools
$5,000.00
To purchase program supplies for the Athena Family Fund program.
De Soto 73 Public Schools
$48,350.00
To support the implementation of the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills program within the district and the community.
DeSoto Food Pantry
$5,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
DeSoto Food Pantry
$43,810.00
To make facility improvements to the food pantry and to purchase a transit van that would be used to pick up food.
Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries
$15,000.00
To support the work of a faith community nurse in providing health services and education at 3 local food pantries.
Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments
$15,000.00
To provide home-based education services to children with a medical diagnosis of blindness or visual impairment and their families.
Disability Resource Association, Inc.
$100,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to low-income individuals with disabilities and seniors, to support the transportation and nursing facility transitions programs and to assist with wheelchair ramps and home modifications.
Dunklin R-5 School District
$19,500.00
To support the construction of an accessible playground that will serve 175 children.
Emmanuel Baptist Church Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
FamilyForward
$30,000.00
To provide mental health services to Jefferson County children and families who are at high risk for or who have experienced abuse and neglect.
First United Methodist Church
$10,000.00
To purchase food and personal care items for the food pantry.
Food Outreach Inc.
$15,000.00
To support the agency's program that provides heart-healthy food for low-income clients living with HIV/AIDS or cancer and reside in Jefferson County.
Gateway to Hope
$15,000.00
To provide services to breast cancer patients in Jefferson County.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri
$25,000.00
To provide the PAVE (Project Anti-Violence Education) program in Jefferson County schools.
Girls on the Run of St. Louis
$30,000.00
To support the Girls on the Run program in Jefferson County schools.
Good Shepherd Children & Family Services
$30,000.00
To provide home-based counseling and case management services for pregnant women in crisis.
Helping Hands and Horses
$17,000.00
To support the agency's equine therapy program for persons with disabilities.
Herculaneum United Methodist Church
$5,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
Hillsboro Christian Church
$1,435.00
To purchase emergency medical equipment.
Hillsboro School District
$10,000.00
To support basic needs programs for students in the Hillsboro School District.
JEFFERSON COUNTY (MO) 9-1-1 DISPATCH
$73,332.00
To support the installation of 2 dedicated call-taking stations.
Jeffco Subcontracting, Inc. (JSI) Sheltered Workshop
$35,000.00
To purchase a box truck that will be used to support employment opportunities for adults with disabilities.
Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.
$15,000.00
To provide program support for the aquatics program.
Jefferson County Foster Children's Fund, Inc.
$10,000.00
To provide basic needs supplies to children in foster care in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County Government
$43,460.00
To provide program support for the Treatment Court program and to provide transportation assistance to counseling services for victims of domestic violence.
Jefferson County Health Department
$152,222.00
To expand the agency's capacity to provide affordable and accessible safety net health services, including screenings and vaccinations, direct care, group counseling and prevention education.
Jefferson County Rescue Mission
$17,600.00
To provide operating support and to make facility improvements.
KMA Foundation Inc.
$30,000.00
To provide a safe driving awareness program to high schools in Jefferson County.
Living Faith Food Pantry
$10,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Living Well Village Foundation
$80,000.00
To provide scholarships for the residential summer weight loss camp for kids.
Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri
$40,000.00
To provide mental health counseling services to Jefferson County residents.
Maryville University of St. Louis
$25,000.00
To provide program support for the KidTalk Outreach program which provides free speech-language therapy services.
Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson
$250,000.00
To provide support for the recruitment of psychiatric specialists for the Intensive Outpatient Program.
Missouri Health Care for All
$15,000.00
To support public education programs focused on healthcare and insurance 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
$30,000.00
To support prevention programs in Jefferson County, including school-based programming and the Teen Institute for Prevention Leaders retreat.
NextStep for Life
$15,000.00
To support the agency's strategic planning process.
Nurses for Newborns
$45,000.00
To provide nurse home visits to underserved families in Jefferson County.
Optimist International Foundation
$5,000.00
To purchase coats and outerwear for Jefferson County children.
Our Lady's Inn
$5,000.00
To provide shelter and supportive services for Jefferson County women and children.
Parents as Teachers - Festus
$30,000.00
To provide program support and to purchase incentives to increase participation in screenings.
Pink Ribbon Girls
$7,500.00
To provide meals and rides to treatment for Jefferson County individuals and families where there has been a diagnosis of breast or gynecological cancer.
Pony Bird, Inc.
$91,266.00
To purchase a generator for the Mapaville home and to purchase personal medical equipment.
Provident, Inc.
$66,906.00
To provide mental health counseling services to Jefferson County residents.
Rainbow Village
$75,000.00
To expand residential services for persons with disabilities in Jefferson County.
Raintree Church
$5,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to individuals and families in need.
Richwoods Community Pantry
$4,000.00
To purchase food and to assist with general operating expenses.
Royal Order of the US Military P-38 Can Opener Assoc.
$9,640.00
To provide 20 Veterans with disabilities an opportunity to attend a therapy camp.
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 at Immaculate Conception Parish in Arnold, MO
$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. Louis Area Foodbank
$7,768.00
To purchase a shrink wrap machine to increase the safety and efficiency of the agency's warehouse. The agency annually provides over 4.7 million pounds of food and personal care items to Jefferson County food pantries.
St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program
$10,000.00
To provide program support for the health equipment lending program.
St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness (SLOCA)
$5,000.00
To conduct an outreach campaign on ovarian cancer in Jefferson County.
St. Patrick Center
$15,000.00
To provide program support for the homeless prevention program for Veterans in Jefferson County.
St. Pius X High School
$25,000.00
To provide a drug education class at the high school.
Sunnyhill, Inc.
$45,000.00
To support the agency's fitness and nutrition program.
Teen Challenge of St. Louis
$53,500.00
To purchase a refrigerated truck to pick up food for the agency's residential program.
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
$75,000.00
To support the expansion of residential services for sexually exploited and trafficked children and teens.
The Curators of the University of Missouri
$28,088.00
To conduct a detailed analysis of the local workforce and to develop a plan to better meet the needs of local jobseekers and employers.
The Curators of the University of Missouri
$45,000.00
To purchase a simulation mannequin for the College of Nursing.
The Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition
$30,000.00
To support foster care services in Jefferson County.
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis
$63,400.00
To support the Student Advisor program and to provide two 4-year scholarships for Jefferson County students.
Upward Smiles, Inc.
$50,000.00
To support the agency's training and capacity building efforts.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1831
$5,000.00
To provide direct financial assistance to Veterans in need and to provide transportation for Veterans to medical appointments.
Wyman Center, Inc.
$15,000.00
To provide program support for the Wyman Leaders program in Jefferson County.
Zion Lutheran Church
$5,000.00
To support the agency's back-to school program that addresses basic needs of children and their families.
Total for 2019
$2,751,886.29