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Rochester Area Community Foundation

Manager: Cheryl Mirer
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

Incorporated in 1972 in NY.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

arts, education, environment, health care, youth development

LIMITATIONS

Giving limited to Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, and Wayne counties, NY, except for donor-designated funds.

No support for religious projects.

No grants to individuals (except from restricted funds), or for capital or annual campaigns, debt reduction, special events, land acquisition, or endowment or emergency funds.

FINANCIAL DATA

Total giving: $21,600,650

Qualifying distributions: $23,402,677

Giving activities include:

$21,600,650 for grants

SELECTED GRANTS

  • $500,000 to University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, in 2012.
  • $302,000 to Arizona Community Foundation, Phoenix, AZ, in 2012. For Season For Sharing Campaign
  • $200,000 to Rochester General Hospital Foundation, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For Bullis Spring: Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Emergency Room Expansion and Renovation
  • $110,240 to Catholic Charities of Wayne County, Newark, NY, in 2012. For Bullis Summer: Early Intervention Program
  • $100,000 to Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired-Goodwill Industries, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For the construction of New Centennial Campus
  • $18,074 to United Way of Greater Rochester, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For annual giving
  • $15,000 to Rochester Arts Festival, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For Other Fall: Rochester International Fringe Festival
  • $15,000 to Childrens Institute, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For Partners in Family Child Care
  • $13,304 to Rochester City School District, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For 3rd grade Dictionary Program
  • $10,000 to Hearing and Speech Center of Rochester, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For Summer Services Outreach Program
  • $3,000 to Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For UJA campaign
  • $3,000 to Saint Lukes Community House, Nashville, TN, in 2012. For Child Development/Early Literacy Program
  • $2,500 to Wings of Eagles Discovery Center, Horseheads, NY, in 2012. For Expansion of E-Mission Educational Program
  • $2,000 to Our Lady of Mercy High School, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For general support
  • $2,000 to Al Sigl Center for Rehabilitation Agencies, Rochester, NY, in 2012. For general support