2014 Annual Report
for the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation
Children & Youth - 2014
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
13thirty Cancer Connect, Inc.
To help support the Adolescent and Young Adult Survivorship program to transition adolescent and young adult cancer survivors from on-treatment care to long-term follow-up care in collaboration with the Wilmot Cancer Center
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
American Diabetes Association, Rochester Chapter
To support the "Everyday Wisdom Kit Family Education Program", a program to provide education/advocacy to school nurses for children with diabetes, their parents and school staff in the Monroe County area
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Bivona Child Advocacy Center
To help sponsor the Annual Bivona Summit on Child Abuse, a two-day multidisciplinary training conference
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester, Inc.
To help support the Accelerated Reading Expansion project
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Cameron Community Ministries, Inc.
To help support the After School Youth Literacy Academy for children in grades K-6 from the Lyell-Otis Street neighborhood
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Cancer Action, Inc.
To help support Gilda's Club Rochester's children's cancer support programs
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Center for Teen Empowerment, Inc.
To help support the Neighborhood Youth Organizing Initiatives
  $35,000   $35,000   $0
Center for Youth Services, Inc.
To help support the Alternative to Out-of-School Suspension Program at Rochester City Elementary Schools #12 and #36 and support the New Beginning School-Based Program for male students, ages 16-21
  $125,000   $125,000   $0
Children's Agenda Inc.
To help the Children's Agenda to continue its efforts to bring evidence-based programs and policy change to the community for the benefit of children
  $40,000   $40,000   $0
Church of the Assumption
To help support St. Michael's Woodshop, an after-school program to help city youth to graduate from high school, learn a trade and develop a good work ethic
  $9,000   $9,000   $0
Community Partners for Youth, Inc.
To help support the Big Brothers Big Sisters' program "Combating Truancy through Mentoring"
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Compeer Rochester, Inc.
To help support the Youth & Family Mentoring Program
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Daystar for Medically Fragile Children, Inc.
To help support the Special Early Education Development Strategies (SEEDS) program for children with special healthcare and developmental needs
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
E3 Rochester, Inc.
To help support the opening of two charter schools, PUC Achieve and Vertus in the City of Rochester
  $35,000   $35,000   $0
Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library
To help support the Rundel Library's "Raising A Reader" program, an early literacy and parent engagement program to improve the reading readiness skills of children from birth to age four
  $30,000   $30,000   $0
Friends of Educational Excellence Partnerships, Inc.
To help support the One-on-One Tutoring for Success project to recruit enough volunteers to tutor Rochester school students
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Friends of the GardenAerial, Inc.
To help support "Green Visions", a youth development program which provides employment opportunities to 16 at-risk youth ages 17-21 who reside in the JOSANA neighborhood
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Future Boxing Club Inc.
To help support the "Fitness for Future" program to help fight obesity in our community for school aged youth
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Genesee Center for Arts & Education
To help support the Urban Youth Program
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Genesee Country Museum
To help support the RCSD Focused Field Studies Scholarships/Teacher Training and Orientation for Focused Field Studies/Summer Enrichment Camp Scholarships/History Bus Fund/Museum Education and support of a Watertown Education Initiative
  $160,000   $160,000   $0
GEVA Theatre Center, Inc.
To help support the Passport Program, which provides free education opportunities to underserved students throughout the Rochester City School District
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Hearing and Speech Center of Rochester
To help support the Summer Services Outreach Program for disadvantaged inner-city preschool children
  $12,000   $12,000   $0
Heritage Christian Services, Inc.
To help support Life Stages: Future Focus - promoting employment and independence for youth with disabilities
  $30,000   $30,000   $0
Hillside Work Scholarship Connection, Inc.
To help at-risk secondary school students stay in school and earn their high school diplomas, while providing invaluable part-time work experience and job skills
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Hope Hall
To help support the Student and Family Support Program
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Landmark Society of Western New York
To support the "Walk the Walk" program for elementary and secondary school students and support the annual Preservation Conference
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
Lucy's House, Inc.
To help provide clinical and educational support to children and families who have experienced violence and/or physical or sexual abuse
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Mercy Community Services
To help support the "Building Strong Families" project at Melita House for teen mothers and their children
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
Milly's Pantry Inc.
To support the Weekend Back Pack Program and provide school supplies for Yates County children in need
  $30,000   $30,000   $0
Monroe Community College Foundation
To help support the Horizons Program, a summer learning program for underserved children K-4th grade in the Rochester City School District
  $30,000   $30,000   $0
Nativity Preparatory Academy Associates of Rochester
To help support the extended day afterschool program for low-income middle school-aged youth who are at high risk for school failure
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women
To help support the "Tutors Plus Program" an after school tutoring program to offer academic assistance to students from impoverished backgrounds and students who have recently relocated to this area from another country
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Partners In Community Development Inc.
To help Learning Links of Fairport to provide a tutoring program to the children living in the Pines of Perinton, a multi-cultural, low-income housing community
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Pirate Toy Fund
To help support "Meeting the Needs of Adolescents" and to support the School #45 holiday party
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Rochester Area Community Foundation Initiatives Inc.
To help support the Early Childhood Development Initiative's Summer Pre-kindergarten to Kindergarten Summer Learning Pilot Project which will emulate the HORIZONS summer learning model
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Rochester Area Community Foundation Initiatives Inc.
To help support Rochester's Child's Greater Rochester Parent Leadership Training Institute & Children's Leadership Training Institute
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Rochester Education Foundation Inc.
To help support the Teachers' Choice program to provide new, high-interest books to Rochester City School educators for innovative classroom literacy projects
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Rochester General Hospital Foundation
To help support the School to Work Youth Apprenticeship Program, a partnership with Rochester General Hospital and the Rochester City School District
  $75,000   $75,000   $0
Rochester Institute of Technology
To help support the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship's Future Business Leaders & Entrepreneurs program for Rochester City School District students
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
To help support the "Raising and Educating Deaf Children: Foundations for Policy, Practice, and Outcomes" project, a new website to expand on the Educating Deaf Children website
  $8,700   $8,700   $0
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
To support the RPO 2014 Intermediate Concerts for fourth-through sixth-grade students in the Rochester City School District and surrounding areas
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Rochester Rotary Charitable Trusts, Inc.
To construct a fully accessible treehouse on the Rotary Sunshine Campus for children with disabilities and special needs
  $30,000   $30,000   $0
S.W.E.M. Community Services, Inc.
To help support the Back Pack program in schools #2, #16, #29
  $8,000   $8,000   $0
S2AY Rural Health Network, Inc.
To help support the "Our Town Rocks and Reads" project to promote reading/literacy in the Dundee School District
  $14,000   $14,000   $0
Scott Spino Foundation Inc.
To help expand the literacy program by providing more schools and children with new books
  $2,500   $2,500   $0
South Jefferson Central School District
Annual college scholarship fund in honor of the memory of Helen G. Whitney and Donald W. Whitney
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Starbridge Services, Inc.
To help support the Tutoring and Coaching Services program to provide instruction and support services to children and young adults with learning and other disabilities
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Stepping Stones Learning Center
To help support "Campaign for Kids" to expand inclusionary programming for children birth to age 21 with special needs, including those on the Autism spectrum
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Susan B. Anthony House, Inc.
To support "Susan B: Live! Access", a program to develop a virtual tour of the house for children with mobility limitations
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
True North Rochester Preparatory Charter School
To support start-up expenses for the 2014-2015 school year at Rochester Prep High School
  $35,000   $35,000   $0
University of Rochester
To help support the Horizons program at the Warner School of Education for low-income children in grades K-8
  $35,000   $35,000   $0
Urban Choice Charter School
To support the Saturday STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program
  $35,000   $35,000   $0
Volunteers of America of Western New York, Inc.
To help support the VOA Children's Center and to support the Step by Step Program's Celebration of Women event
  $31,000   $31,000   $0
Watertown City School District
Annual college scholarship fund in honor of the memory of Helen G. Whitney and Donald W. Whitney
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
Ready to Learn - to continue to combine children's television, online media and hands-on activities to help build young children's learning skills
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Children & Youth Totals:   $1,306,200   $1,306,200   $0
Community Development - 2014
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Al Sigl Community of Agencies
Payment of 2013 grant
To help support Al Sigl's Celebrating Abilities Campaign with major facility improvements at the Winton Campus, home to CP Rochester
  $0   $48,000   $0
Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester
To help support the Our Vision, Our Future Renovation and Expansion project
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
NeighborWorks Rochester
To help support the Healthy Blocks: Targeted Neighborhood Revitalization program
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Penn Yan Public Library
To help support the Outdoor Learning Center project by providing additional library space
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Urban League of Rochester Economic Development Corp. Inc.
To help support the repairs to the Urban League of Rochester's building at 265 N. Clinton Avenue
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Community Development Totals:   $100,000   $148,000   $0
Health - 2014
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association
To help support the Rural Outreach Program in Yates County serving the Amish and Mennonite Communities
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Easter Seals New York Inc.
To support a Diet Technician for Residential Services to increase staff knowledge of nutrition and improve health and wellness through healthy eating
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
New Faith Community, Inc.
To help the Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center to provide mental health services to the uninsured and underinsured
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Health Totals:   $40,000   $40,000   $0
Justice - 2014
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Church Women United
To help support Task Force on Courts, a program that promotes a user-friendly court system
  $4,000   $4,000   $0
Justice Totals:   $4,000   $4,000   $0
Men - 2014
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Inc.
To help support "Question Bridge: Black Males", a video/documentary exhibition that explores issues facing Black males with discussion sessions for disadvantaged male youth
  $2,500   $2,500   $0
Men Totals:   $2,500   $2,500   $0
Public Affairs - 2014
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association
To help support the "Caregiver Conference - Navigating the Journey" for caregivers and health care professionals
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Asbury First United Methodist Church
To help support the Asbury Dining & Caring Center's Hot Meal and Other Emergency Supportive Assistance Program
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Association of Fundraising Professionals
To support National Philanthropy Day 2014
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Blue Sky Project Inc.
To develop and implement community outreach for a documentary film, "Beginning With The End", to show the benefits and potential of an empathy/mindful education program on high school seniors
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
Catholic Charities Community Services
To help support the computer technology project in Monroe and Yates Counties
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Causewave Community Partners
To help support the 2014 Yates County Nonprofit Workshop
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Center for Teen Empowerment, Inc.
To help sponsor Teen Empowerment's Annual Community Luncheon
  $500   $500   $0
Community Food Cupboard of Rochester, Inc.
Trustee Special Discretionary Grant
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
David Hochstein Memorial Music School, Inc.
To help support the "Expressive Arts" program, a program for individuals with physical, mental and other developmental challenges
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
DePaul Community Services
To help support the DePaul Work Guide Program to expand vocational support for persons with disabilities
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Dimitri House Inc.
To sponsor a fundraising dinner to support the homeless & poor of Rochester
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
East House Corporation
To help the Paul Wolk Learning Center to provide literacy, basic educational development, computer skills and vocational services to adults with chemical dependency and/or mental illness
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Equicenter Inc.
Trustee Special Discretionary Grant
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Foundation Center
To contribute to the improvement of both the grantseeking process and the public's understanding of the purpose of private grantmaking
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
To promote organizational effectiveness in the nonprofit sector
  $1,220   $1,220   $0
Grantmakers Forum of New York
To help support the 40th Anniversary Celebration event
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Historical Association of South Jefferson
Trustee Special Discretionary Grant
  $1,500   $1,500   $0
Immanuel Baptist Church
To support the "Accessibility Project" to make the facility handicapped accessible to participants attending the recovery programs
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester
To help support the "Literacy Navigator" program for adults with low literacy skills that need assistance with completing life-changing paperwork and on-line assistance
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Medical Motor Service of Rochester & Monroe County
To help support the Mobility Management Collaborative project to meet the transportation needs of people with developmental disabilities
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Mercy Flight Central, Inc.
To help support the Emergency Radio Communications System Project to comply with FCC mandated communication upgrade
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Northern New York Community Foundation, Inc.
To support a challenge grant to establish the Six Town Community Fund
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Rochester Museum & Science Center
To help fund the Community Partner Pass Program, a program which provides free admission to the museum for low income, the underserved and those with special needs
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
Rochester Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
To help increase interpretation services to clients with limited English proficiency
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester, NY, Inc.
To help support the "Days Without Dinners" program to provide a hot meal to families staying at the Ronald McDonald House
  $7,500   $7,500   $0
Seneca Park Zoo Society
To support the Butterfly Beltway Program, which is part of the Zoo's conservation education programming
  $35,000   $35,000   $0
Shelburne Farms
Trustee Special Discretionary Grant
  $3,000   $3,000   $0
Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach, Inc.
To help support the Family Reunification Program at Jennifer House and Nielsen House
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center, Inc.
To help support the Client Emergency Fund to help prevent utility shut-off or eviction for clients of St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
  $12,000   $12,000   $0
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church
To help the Eastern Service Workers Association expand services to low-income workers and families in Rochester
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
The Living Well
To support the Yates County Disaster Recovery effort by retaining the services of a case worker to provide guidance to families through the recovery process
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
The Nature Conservancy
To help support the "GLOBE TAKES WINGS" program, a summer internship program "Growing Leaders on Behalf of the Environment"
  $3,500   $3,500   $0
Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester & Monroe County, Inc.
Trustee Special Discretionary Grant
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Wilson Commencement Park
To help Family Support Services to provide services and resources to low-income single parents and children
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
To provide support for the WXXI Auction
  $4,000   $4,000   $0
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
To help support the Great Cable Carry - a co-production documentary associated with the War of 1812
  $7,000   $7,000   $0
Public Affairs Totals:   $293,220   $293,220   $0
Senior Citizens - 2014
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Community Place of Greater Rochester, Inc.
To help support the Senior Center to improve the nutrition and wellness of older adults
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities
To help support the ESLC Neighborhood Programs to promote health and wellness programs for seniors 65+
  $75,000   $75,000   $0
Genesee Valley Presbyterian Nursing Center
To help support the Pathways to Meaningful Living Initiative at Kirkhaven, a training effort for culture change in nursing homes to enhance the quality of life for elders
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Harpending Housing, Inc.
To increase the fire safety of the residents at Clinton Crest Manor with the replacement of the sprinkler heads of the sprinkler system
  $16,000   $16,000   $0
Humane Society of Rochester & Monroe County PCA, Inc.
To help support the Senior Pet Assisted Therapy Program
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Irondequoit Senior Transportation Ministry, Inc.
To help provide affordable transportation to people age 60+ who live independently in the Town of Irondequoit to go to medical, legal and other appointments
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Jewish Senior Life Foundation
To support the "Green House" project, a cultural change from institutional model care to person-centered care
  $100,000   $100,000   $0
LIFESPAN of Greater Rochester, Inc.
To help support the "Fulfilling the Promise" campaign to buttress existing supportive services for a growing population of older adults
  $100,000   $100,000   $0
LIFESPAN of Greater Rochester, Inc.
To support a 2-to-1 match grant up to $50,000 matching donations made at the Celebration of Aging luncheon featuring Naomi Judd
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Rochester Presbyterian Home
To help support the "Home and Family" project with renovations to the 4th floor home of elders with advanced stage dementia
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital
To support the Homestead Skilled Nursing Facility Resident Wellness Initiatives at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Penn Yan
  $6,500   $6,500   $0
St. Ann's Home Foundation Inc.
Fourth installment
Fourth installment on the "Academy for Leadership in Long Term Care" project grant from the Northwest Health Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  $0   $10,000   $0
Unity Health System Foundation
To help support the upgrade and renovation project at the Edna Tina Wilson Living Center with the design and building of three new family style kitchens and dining areas in each neighborhood
  $150,000   $150,000   $0
Senior Citizens Totals:   $602,500   $612,500   $0
Women - 2014
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Life Listening Resources
To help support the Coffee Connection & Project Empower to provide job training for women in drug and alcohol recovery
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
Sojourner House at PathStone, Inc.
To support a 2-to-1 challenge grant up to $50,000 in support of Sojourner's Transitional Housing Program for women and their families
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Willow Domestic Violence Center of Greater Rochester
To support a 2 for 1 matching grant up to $10,000 at the annual "Celebration of Hope" luncheon
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Women's Foundation of Genesee Valley, Inc.
To help support the Girls' Initiative, which includes Voices of Experience, the Girls' Grantmaking program and mentoring and outreach projects
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County
To support a matching 2-to-1 grant up to $50,000 at the 2014 Annual "Empowering Women" luncheon
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Women Totals:   $150,000   $150,000   $0
Report Totals:   $2,498,420   $2,556,420   $0

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