2016 Annual Report
for the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation
Children & Youth - 2016
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
13thirty Cancer Connect, Inc.
To educate, connect and support teens and young adults with cancer through new technology
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Action for a Better Community, Inc.
To help renovate the Joseph Avenue Head Start Center to accommodate three year olds at Wilson Commencement Park
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Bivona Child Advocacy Center
To help sponsor the 8th Annual Bivona Summit on Child Abuse, a two-day multidisciplinary training conference
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Blue Sky Project Inc.
To support young artists from poverty stricken neighborhoods to collaborate on a cross-cultural mural art project with youth in Brazil
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester, Inc.
To help support the Accelerated Reading Program
  $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 "Camp Open Arms", a summer day camp for children whose lives have been affected by cancer
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Center for Governmental Research
To support the development of an implementation plan of Enrico Fermi School #17 to become a community school model
  $25,000   $25,000   $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 Crisis Nursery and to support the New Beginning House and School
  $100,000   $100,000   $0
Children's Agenda Inc.
To improve the social-emotional wellness of the community's children and youth
  $40,000   $40,000   $0
Children's Institute, Inc.
To support the "Behavioral Health Consultation for Rochester Child Care Centers" project for 3 and 4-year old children and the Charter School Evaluation Report effort
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Compeer Rochester, Inc.
To support the "Transition Age Services Program" to provide youth with support and guidance while transitioning into adulthood
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Daystar for Medically Fragile Children, Inc.
To help support the Daystar for Medically Fragile Children's Capacity Building Campaign
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
E3 Rochester, Inc.
To help support the PUC Achieve Charter Middle School Expansion Project
  $35,000   $35,000   $0
Earthworks Institute Inc.
To help support the Students, Science and Civic Engagement (SSCE) project to provide internship experiences and opportunity for college credit to Rochester City School students
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Flower City Arts Center, Inc.
To help support the Studio 678 Urban Youth Program
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Friends of Borgne Inc.
Trustee Special Discretionary Grant
  $3,000   $3,000   $0
Friends of the GardenAerial, Inc.
To help support Green Visions: Growing Healthy Futures program, a youth development program which provides employment opportunities to at-risk youth ages 18-21 who reside in the northwest neighborhood in the City of Rochester
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Future Boxing Club Inc.
To support an after school program "TEAM" (Together Everyone Achieves More) to help school aged youth fight obesity combined with the "Fitness for Future" program
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Generation Two: Creating Intergenerational Friendships, Inc.
To pair older adults and college students with primary grade children in Rochester and Fairport schools to promote social and emotional strength and resiliency
  $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 to support the Watertown Education Initiative
  $160,000   $160,000   $0
GEVA Theatre Center, Inc.
To help support the RCSD Passport Program, which provides free education opportunities to underserved city school students grades K-12 through the P.L.A.Y. program
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Greater Rochester Summer Learning Association
To help support the Pre-k through 3rd grade summer learning to improve 3rd grade reading skills for low income Rochester school children
  $50,000   $50,000   $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 of the annual Preservation Conference
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
LASS Girls Inc.
To help support "Exposure Outside Their Zip Code," a program to teach self-sufficiency skills to sixth-grade, at-risk girls in the after-school program at Rochester City School #35
  $3,335   $3,335   $0
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro NY & Western NY
To grant wishes to children aged 2 1/2 to 18 years of age with life-threatening medical conditions
  $3,500   $3,500   $0
Mary Cariola Children's Center
To help support the "We Will Shine Campaign" to enhance the educational outcomes for students at the Mary Cariola Children's Center
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Milly's Pantry Inc.
To support the Weekend Back Pack Program for disadvantaged children in Yates County
  $30,000   $30,000   $0
Monroe Community College Foundation
To help support the Horizons Program, a summer learning program for underserved children in the Rochester City School District
  $30,000   $30,000   $0
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children/NY Branch
To provide community-wide education for abduction and exploitation prevention including internet and real world child safety to students, teachers and parents in grades K-12
  $35,000   $35,000   $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
New York State Wine and Culinary Center Inc.
To support "Sharpen Your Edge - Honing Job Skills", a new initiative to provide culinary job skill training to high school seniors in Penn Yan
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Pirate Toy Fund
Trustee Special Discretionary Grant
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Pirate Toy Fund
To support "Meeting the Needs of Adolescents" a project to provide age-appropriate gifts for adolescents
  $10,000   $10,000   $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 Childfirst Network
To help support "Serving Children First Capital Initiative"
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Rochester Education Foundation Inc.
To help support the College Access for Rochester Students, a program to offer services and information about college to Rochester city students
  $15,000   $15,000   $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 Museum & Science Center
To help fund the RMSC School Admission Fund to enable students to visit the RMSC, Strasenburgh Planetarium &Cumming Nature Center free of charge during the school year
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
To support the Education and Community Engagement Initiatives for students grades 1-6 in the Rochester City School and neighboring districts
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester, NY, Inc.
To help support the Meal Voucher Program to enable families to have a nutritious meal at their child's bedside
  $8,500   $8,500   $0
South Jefferson Central School District
Annual college scholarship fund in honor of the memory of Helen G. Whitney and Donald Whitney
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
To help support Creation Week Camp in Yates County
  $2,000   $2,000   $0
Uncommon Schools Inc.
To support Rochester Prep Charter School's plans for facilities acquisition and development
  $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
University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men
To establish a new career and technical education program in the Skilled Trades for students, ages 17-19
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Urban Choice Charter School
To support the Saturday STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program
  $34,000   $34,000   $0
Vertus Charter School
To support "e-NABLEing the Future", a partnership summer work program with RIT to train students in 3D printing technology
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Watertown City School District
Annual college scholarship fund in honor of the memory of Helen G. Whitney and Donald Whitney
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
To support "Ready to Learn: Raising Readers and Parent Engagement" effort
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Children & Youth Totals:   $1,352,335   $1,352,335   $0
Community Development - 2016
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, Inc.
To install a new phone system
  $6,645   $6,645   $0
NeighborWorks Rochester
To help support the Healthy Blocks: Targeted Neighborhood Revitalization program
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Community Development Totals:   $31,645   $31,645   $0
Health - 2016
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Mercy Flight Central, Inc.
To help support the Hamilton T1 Ventilators Project
  $25,000   $25,000   $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
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center, Inc.
To support the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system to connect with the Rochester Regional Health Information Organization to better track the health of the patient
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Unity Health System Foundation
To help support the "Health Care for the Homeless Program" with upgrades and repair of the Mobile Medical Unit
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Yates Cultural & Recreational Resources, Inc.
To help support the health, wellness, and education programs for Yates County residents
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Health Totals:   $120,000   $120,000   $0
Justice - 2016
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach, Inc.
To help support the Family Reunification Program at Jennifer House and Nielson House
  $18,000   $18,000   $0
Justice Totals:   $18,000   $18,000   $0
Public Affairs - 2016
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Al Sigl Community of Agencies
To help sponsor the Al Sigl Tribute to Dan Meyers and support of the Dan Meyers Fund for Access and Inclusion
  $2,000   $2,000   $0
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association
To help support the Rural Outreach Program in Yates County and continue to serve the Amish and Mennonite Communities
  $35,000   $35,000   $0
Asbury First United Methodist Church
To help support the Asbury Dining & Caring Center's Hot Meal and Other Emergency Supportive Assistance Program
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Association of Fundraising Professionals
To support National Philanthropy Day 2016
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Catholic Charities Community Services
To support a 2-to-1 match grant up to $25,000 matching donations made at the "Breakfast with Friends" event with key-note speaker Noah Galloway
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
Causewave Community Partners
To help support the Yates County Impact Project, which includes a Nonprofit Workshop in Yates County and a partnership with Keuka College
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Center for Employment Opportunities
To assist individuals returning from incarceration in finding and maintaining permanent employment by providing training, work opportunities and vocational services
  $20,000   $20,000   $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 disabilities
  $10,000   $10,000   $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.
To help support the Therapeutic Equestrian Programming for Children and Veterans program
  $35,000   $35,000   $0
Foundation Center
To provide free capacity-building products and services to nonprofits
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
Historical Association of South Jefferson
Trustee Special Discretionary Grant
  $2,000   $2,000   $0
Humane Society of Rochester & Monroe County PCA, Inc.
To help support the Pet Assisted Therapy Program at Lollypop Farm
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Judicial Process Commission, Inc.
To help support the Faith-Community Adult Mentoring Program
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Literacy Volunteers of Ontario-Yates, Inc.
To support "Pathway to Success High School Equivalency Program" for low/illiterate adults in Yates County
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester
To support the Access program whose objective is to provide math and reading instruction to adult students to gain access to high school equivalency and vocational training programs
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Medical Motor Service of Rochester & Monroe County
To help support a match grant to purchase 8 vehicles to provide transportation to seniors and people with disabilities
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
OASIS Adaptive Sports, Inc.
To help support the "Adaptive Sports for Disabled Veterans Program" a sports program for physically and psychologically-challenged veterans in Monroe County
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Rochester Fringe Festival, Inc.
To help support the Rochester Fringe Festival's 5th Anniversary event
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Seneca Park Zoo Society
To support the Butterfly Beltway Program which is part of the Zoo's conservation education programming
  $30,000   $30,000   $0
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church
To help support the Eastern Service Workers Association with plans to install solar power
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
University of Rochester
To help Rochester Tuba Christmas with the cost of using Eastman Theater, Kodak Hall for their 34th Annual Holiday Concert, which is free to the community
  $5,000   $5,000   $0
Veterans Outreach Center, Inc.
To support the 11th Annual Stars and Stripes Celebration Gala with a Veteran Table Sponsorship for disadvantaged veterans
  $3,000   $3,000   $0
Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester & Monroe County, Inc.
To help support the Meals On Wheels program
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester & Monroe County, Inc.
Trustee Special Discretionary Grant
  $1,000   $1,000   $0
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
To support the WXXI Auction
  $4,000   $4,000   $0
Yates Performing Arts Series, Inc.
To provide free musical performances on the courthouse lawn for Yates County residents
  $2,500   $2,500   $0
Public Affairs Totals:   $298,000   $298,000   $0
Senior Citizens - 2016
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Genesee Valley Presbyterian Nursing Center
To help support the "Meaningful Living Capital Initiative" at Kirkhaven with resident friendly bathing enhancements for the 4th floor
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
George Eastman Museum
To support the Senior Citizens Matinee Series at the Dryden Theatre and purchase an automated external defibrillator for the Theatre
  $17,000   $17,000   $0
Harpending Housing, Inc.
To complete the replacement of the roof at Clinton Crest Manor
  $15,000   $15,000   $0
LIFESPAN of Greater Rochester, Inc.
To help support the expansion project needed to accommodate the increasing number of older adults and caregivers in need of information, support and guidance
  $25,000   $25,000   $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 with guest speaker Henry Winkler
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Rochester Friendly Home
To help provide residents with increased access to safe and secure enhanced outdoor spaces
  $75,000   $75,000   $0
Rochester Presbyterian Home
To help support the development of The Memory Care Residences at Creekstone
  $25,000   $25,000   $0
South Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
Christmas dinners for senior citizens
  $500   $500   $0
Senior Citizens Totals:   $222,500   $222,500   $0
Women - 2016
Grantee and Purpose   Commitments   Paid
1/1 - 12/31
  Payable in
following year
Dress for Success Rochester
To help support the expansion of the Steps to Success Career Development & Training Program
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Life Listening Resources
To help the Women's Coffee Connection to create and maintain jobs for women in recovery
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
Resolve of Greater Rochester, Inc.
To support the Survivor Transition Program, a domestic violence resource center for women
  $10,000   $10,000   $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
The Living Well
To support "What's Going On - I'm Going To Be A Mom" an education and information program for pregnant women age 16-30
  $10,000   $10,000   $0
Willow Domestic Violence Center of Greater Rochester
For the Security and Monitoring System for the new facility
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Women's Foundation of Genesee Valley, Inc.
To help support the Girls' Initiative, which includes Voices of Experience, the Girls' Grantmaking program and the Literacy Program
  $20,000   $20,000   $0
YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County
To support a matching 2-to-1 grant up to $50,000 at the 2016 Annual "Empowering Women" luncheon
  $50,000   $50,000   $0
Women Totals:   $220,000   $220,000   $0
Report Totals:   $2,262,480   $2,262,480   $0

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