Pilot Project

Nativity Preparatory Academy of Rochester Pilot a physical education curriculum that will provide 2.5 hours per week of physical activity for Nativity Prep’s 60 students in 5th-8th grades. Amount Awarded: $16,796. Counties Served: Monroe.

Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester Inc. Pilot a trial of mid-week, daytime, and Saturday healing arts classes (Tai Chi, Yoga, and Qi Gong) for breast cancer patients to reduce stress and promote wellness. Amount Awarded: $8,735. Counties Served: Monroe.

Jewish Family Service of Rochester, Inc. Pilot a safe sleep education program for parents of newborn babies at Unity Hospital. Pilot includes education provided by nursing staff prior to discharge, a take-home safe sleep kit and follow up reinforcement from the child’s pediatrician. Amount Awarded: $12,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. Assist families to start and maintain a ketogenic diet for their children in an effort to reduce seizures. The special diet has shown effectiveness in children with medication-resistant epilepsy. Amount Awarded: $7,271. Counties Served: Monroe.

Greater Rochester Community of Churches. dba Faith in Action Network Assist people with no resources and no family to document their choices/wishes for end of life care and burial, and to access hospice care. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

CURE Childhood Cancer Association Add a second parent advocate to provide emotional support, educational, and financial assistance to families with children undergoing treatment for cancer or sickle cell anemia. Amount Awarded: $12,844. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, Inc. Pilot an 8 session program of weekly fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle improvement for LGBTQ seniors 50 years and older to address sedentary lifestyles, obesity, and high rates of diabetes and hypertension. Amount Awarded: $6,240. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Generation Two: Creating Intergenerational Friendships, Inc. Program matches trained adult volunteers with K and 1st-grade students at RCSD School 3 for weekly, thirty-minute one-to-one child centered visits to promote social and emotional strength and resiliency for children who have had many adverse experiences. Amount Awarded: $12,670. Counties Served: Monroe.

RESOLVE of Greater Rochester, Inc. Pilot Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Virtual Health Coach, an interactive software application that will facilitate patient education about the health and safety effects of IPV and assist patient connection to community resources. Amount Awarded: $15,000. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe;Wayne.

Earthworks Institute, Inc. Pilot a therapeutic wilderness program to address the mental health issues of veterans enrolled in Warrior Salute, a local residential rehabilitation program. Program offers group and individual therapies and skill building applied in a wilderness setting. Amount Awarded: $9,862. Counties Served: Monroe.

Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency, Inc. Pilot to assess feasibility of a volunteer transport service to address gaps in transportation service for rural county residents with medical and health related appointments. Amount Awarded: $3,184. Counties Served: Seneca.

Jefferson Family Health Fund Provide physical exercise activities for patients and neighbors of the Jefferson Family Medicine practice in the South West area of the City of Rochester. Activities include walking groups, biking, aerobics, and chair yoga. Amount Awarded: $7,403. Counties Served: Monroe.

Kids Thrive 585, Inc. Pilot project to assist families in locating and accessing community resources needed to support their family and child’s basic needs such as housing, food, and domestic violence services. Amount Awarded: $15,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Partners in Deaf Health, Inc. Pilot to translate Emergency Department discharge instructions to an American Sign Language video format to improve communication with deaf patients and increase their understanding and follow through with post discharge care. Amount Awarded: $11,456. Counties Served: Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Wayne.

North East Area Development, Inc. Provide seasonal access to fresh vegetables and local healthy food products for up to 350 residents of the Beechwood community through three weekly programs in the summer of 2017. Amount Awarded: $6,281. Counties Served: Monroe.

Friends of the Rochester Public Market Provide chartered transportation for low income residents in Rochester Housing Authority housing sites to shop at the City of Rochester Public Market and use their SNAP benefits to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. Amount Awarded: $12,635. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Mark’s & St. John’s Episcopal Church Build and support raised bed gardens at the home of five neighborhood families who do not have enough resources to purchase fresh vegetables. Amount Awarded: $2,426. Counties Served: Monroe.

Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency, Inc. Expand the South County Transportation Corps (SCTC) to provide rides for residents throughout Seneca County who need access to medical and dental appointments. Amount Awarded: $4,406. Counties Served: Seneca.

South Wedge Planning Committee Pilot program to provide education on healthy food choices and practical ways to use accessible fresh food for tenants in two low income apartment buildings in south east Rochester. Pilot will include on site cooking classes and coupons to increase ability of residents to purchase fresh foods. Amount Awarded: $2,830. Counties Served: Monroe.

ROC SALT Mission Center / South Wedge Food Program (a project of the Presbytery of Genesee Valley, Inc.) Food Cupboard would Purchase and stock incontinence products for low income people who suffer the physical, social and health effects of incontinence but do not have the money to purchase these items. Project will include counseling and follow up with clients re use of items and developing strategy/contacts to generate product donations. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT

Genesee Valley Health Partnership, Inc. The University of Buffalo’s Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care (ITTIC) will train and provide technical assistance to 25-30 staff members from Livingston County schools and community-based organizations to improve their skills in serving youth and families. Amount Awarded: $10,523. Counties Served: Livingston.

S2AY Rural Health Network Rural Health Network will acquire GIS software and training to map and analyze health and disease data and trends to support public health planning and delivery in five rural counties. Amount Awarded: $20,360. Counties Served: Livingston;Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County, Inc. Implement additional twelve-week sessions of the Prime Time Sisters Circle, an intervention designed to motivate African American Women to reduce obesity and chronic illnesses by a combination of health education, behavior change and social supports. Amount Awarded: $26,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Albion Running Club Provide a 12 week training program for novice runners to culminate in completing a 5 k or greater race and discounted running shoes to eliminate potential barrier to running. Amount Awarded: $17,000. Counties Served: Orleans.

Muscular Dystrophy Association Expand support group and informational programs for adults and teens with neuromuscular diseases, their caregivers and families. Amount Awarded: $7,065. Counties Served: Monroe.

Bivona Child Advocacy Center Monthly support group sessions and as-needed emergency debriefings for staff of twenty-one partner agencies who investigate and prosecute child sexual abuse and serious physical abuse cases and support child victims. Amount Awarded: $6,891. Counties Served: Monroe.

Veterans Outreach Center, Inc. Provide intensive training in trauma-informed care for the entire VOC staff and key volunteers, and purchase diagnostic measurement tools for clinical staff to improve screening and response to veterans with symptoms of post traumatic stress and related disorders. Amount Awarded: $25,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Center for Teen Empowerment Integrate health and wellness focus into the Teen Empowerment program with a variety of new activities and changes to existing program to include physical and mental health wellness practices and opportunities. Amount Awarded: $15,059. Counties Served: Monroe.

Willow Domestic Violence Center of Greater Rochester Provide regular exercise opportunities and cooking classes for shelter residents, and revamp shelter meal menus for healthier eating. Amount Awarded: $5,190. Counties Served: Monroe.

Upstate New York Families for Effective Autism Treatment Inc Pilot program to assist parents of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to navigate systems of care for their children and locate resources. Amount Awarded: $26,711. Counties Served: Monroe.

Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern, Inc. Covers the cost of medications or eyeglasses for low-income individuals who are uninsured, are waiting for coverage to begin, or cannot afford co-pays. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Genesee;Orleans.

13thirty Cancer Connect, Inc. Support wellness activities (yoga, physical fitness, art therapy, massage) for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors to increase coping skills and provide peer support. Amount Awarded: $4,935. Counties Served: Monroe.

Penfield High Schools’ Life Skills and Post Graduate Program Increase weekly physical activity and improve nutrition of disabled students ages 12-21 years enrolled in Penfield School District’s life skills and post graduate programs. Amount Awarded: $6,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Mental Health Association in Genesee/Orleans Counties Train community members in consumer oriented and public jobs (schools, law enforcement, librarians, business) as Mental Health First Aiders, equipped with the knowledge and skill to provide initial help to people in mental health crisis before appropriate treatment is provided. Amount Awarded: $5,034. Counties Served: Genesee;Orleans.

Black Physicians Network of Greater Rochester Inc. Promote emotional and physical well being of black medical residents and fellows who experience high levels of depression, symptoms of burnout, and low quality of life. Activities included Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) training, yoga, and zumba. Amount Awarded: $6,985. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Joseph School Provide an extended day wellness program for students aged 5-12 that will include healthy snacks, nutrition education, and sixty minutes of engaging physical activities. Amount Awarded: $9,367. Counties Served: Monroe;Wayne.

Partnership for Ontario County, Inc. Create a satellite office to improve access for families in southern Ontario County and Seneca County to the Child Advocacy Center’s multidisciplinary team (MDT) model of investigating and treating child sex abuse and physical abuse. Amount Awarded: $16,400. Counties Served: Ontario;Seneca.

Catholic Charities of Livingston County Expand capacity of volunteer program to all towns in Livingston County to address increased requests to transport elderly and disabled residents to medical and dental appointments. Amount Awarded: $12,402. Counties Served: Livingston.

Yates County Community Services Dept. Provide Mental Health First Aid or Youth Mental Health First Aid training to staff of organizations in regular contact with the public (police, library, social services, etc.) and interested citizens to increase awareness of mental illnesses, reduce stigma, and encourage appropriate responses to people experiencing mental health crises. Amount Awarded: $11,155. Counties Served: Yates.

New Visions Community Services, Inc. Expand a physical activity program to include adults, youth, and children from congregations of ten churches in the Northeast sector of the City. Program will meet three times a week and include forty-five minutes of age-appropriate physical activity and healthy snacks. Amount Awarded: $30,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Urban League of Rochester, NY, Inc. Expand and diversify health and fitness activities in Urban League’s Afterschool Academy for urban youth in 6-8th grades. Amount Awarded: $12,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center, Inc. Two year project to address structural racism within organizations providing health and behavioral health services to low income poor people of color and graduate students preparing for work in poor communities. Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Refugees Helping Refugees Peer-driven refugee program to address the problems of health literacy, sedentary life style, inadequate nutrition, and limited English proficiency among resettled refugees. Amount Awarded: $25,570. Counties Served: Monroe.

Judicial Process Commission Train staff and mentors working with ex-offenders in Cognitive Behavioral Interventions to better assist these men and women to address mental health and substance abuse problems, and to prevent relapse and recidivism. Amount Awarded: $24,871. Counties Served: Monroe.

National Audubon Society, Inc. DBA Montezuma Audubon Center Provide active outdoor recreation and environmental education programs for Clyde-Savannah and North Rose-Wolcott middle and high school students for six weeks of school vacation during the 2017/2018 school year. Amount Awarded: $10,146. Counties Served: Wayne.

Cameron Community Ministries Hire a part-time Community Social Worker to assist low income families and individuals to access physical, mental and dental health services, income supports, and benefits. Amount Awarded: $23,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County, Inc. Offer a 6 session program to promote the mental, physical, and spiritual wellness of youth ages 15 to 21. Participants will use yoga, meditation, and journaling to learn new skills for managing stress and anxiety. Amount Awarded: $5,545. Counties Served: Monroe.

His Branches, Inc. Decrease appointment no-show and cancellation rates and gaps in care among patients in urban family medicine practice. Strategies include: customer service training for practice staff, an automated reminder system, and providing transportation and child care. Amount Awarded: $11,567. Counties Served: Monroe.

Rochester Childfirst Network Provide an 8 hour, hands on nutritional meal planning and preparation training course and in home coaching for Family Day Care providers to improve the nutritional value of the meals they serve to children in their care. Instructions for physical exercise for children will also be included. Amount Awarded: $8,873. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe;Ontario.

Garth Fagan Dance Inc. Provide students ages 5-12 in the School 29 after school program with dancing lessons at the Garth Fagan studio. Program provides physical exercise, nutrition, healthy snacks and transportation. Amount Awarded: $14,765. Counties Served: Monroe.

RH Cub Care Zone Introduce a new music program specifically designed for Kindergarten and first grade students. Program will provide basic active music instruction to support brain development and social emotional skills. Amount Awarded: $5,295. Counties Served: Monroe.

True North Rochester Preparatory Charter School Provide weekly on site yoga instruction to Rochester Prep students to reduce stress and improve wellness. Amount Awarded: $6,500. Counties Served: Monroe.

Daystar for Medically Fragile Children, Inc. Expand Daystar nursing staff caring for an increased number of medically fragile children 6 months to 6 years of age. Amount Awarded: $39,940. Counties Served: Monroe.

Rochester Accessible Adventures Hire a part-time Inclusion Specialist to partner with the City of Rochester R-Centers and School District to develop and pilot a plan for creating access to public active recreation facilities and programs for city children and youth with disabilities. Amount Awarded: $20,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

OASIS Adaptive Sports, Inc. Provide equipment and venue fees to veterans who have graduated from one of eight sports programs and will be continuing to engage in their chosen sport after their OASIS involvement ends. Amount Awarded: $9,558. Counties Served: Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Wayne;Yates.

Royal Church Of God In Christ (COGIC) Certify 30 volunteers from 5 COGIC churches in CPR/First Aid/AED and equip each church with an AED (defibrillator) so that volunteers can respond to health emergencies during congregation worship or events. Amount Awarded: $9,068. Counties Served: Monroe;Orleans.

Compeer Rochester, Inc. Train and credential five new part-time Peer Mentors to work as peer advocates with young people who have mental illnesses. Amount Awarded: $6,938. Counties Served: Monroe.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester Purchase uniforms, tee shirts, dancing shoes, and small audio equipment and hire additional part-time staff for the Sweet Dancerz program offering classes six days a week for youth 6 to 18. Amount Awarded: $12,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Seneca Waterways Council, Boy Scouts of America Purchase two AEDs(defibrillators) to mobilize for Scouting events and train Boy Scout Camp Staff, Professional Staff, and volunteers in CPR/AED and First Aid Courses. Amount Awarded: $12,071. Counties Served: Monroe;Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

YWCA of Genesee County, Inc. Expand the YWCA’s Summer Adventure program for 5-12 year old’s to recruit 50 more children, include hands on gardening and cooking activities and expand outdoor physical activity. Amount Awarded: $14,556. Counties Served: Genesee.

Hope Lutheran Food Pantry Expand food distribution program to include essential health and hygiene items (soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, toothpaste) that low income families and individuals need but cannot purchase with SNAP benefits. Amount Awarded: $7,500. Counties Served: Monroe.

Wilson Commencement Park Change the organization’s model of therapy and practice for homeless women from a traditional directive therapy to person-centered and trauma-informed care by retraining staff, changing agency culture. Amount Awarded: $20,910. Counties Served: Monroe.

Catholic Charities of Wayne County Provide Youth Mental Health First Aid(YMHFA) to 300 Wayne County adults working with young people ( e; g. teachers, coaches, after school staff, probation officers). The 8 hours YMHFA course equips adults with skills to recognize signs of mental illness and mental health crises and to offer initial help and support to the young person. Amount Awarded: $9,985. Counties Served: Wayne.

Food 4 All Pantry Project to expand capacity of food pantry serving low income residents of Lodi, Hector and other towns in Seneca County by adding cold storage to keep donated produce fresh, gardens for residents to learn how to grow fresh food and a food preservation project. Amount Awarded: $14,447. Counties Served: Seneca.

Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach Residential program serving men and women returning from incarceration to the community requests funding for residents to participate in physical exercise and fitness activities via memberships to the nearby YMCA and equipment for an in- house fitness room. Amount Awarded: $4,911. Counties Served: Monroe.

Girls Rock! Rochester The Queer Rock! program of Girls Rock! Rochester will engage gender non-conforming (GNC), transgender and allied youth, ages 12-18 in an intensive, six-day program featuring instrument instruction, workshops, songwriting, band practice, daily live performances by visiting artists, and a final showcase concert. Campers will also participate in A Girls Rock year-long concert series. Program purpose is to increase campers sense of competence and confidence, decrease the sense of isolation experienced by many GNC teens. and decrease the negative heal/mental health consequences of being a gender minority. Amount Awarded: $11,499. Counties Served: Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne.

Reformation Lutheran Church – Yoga 4 A Good Hood Project to expand the physical, spiritual and mental health benefits to people of color and those who are low income, homeless or have a mental illness. Yoga classes will expand from 3 to 7 per week at times and city locations convenient for the target populations.. Project will also provide 200 hours of yoga training to 15 low income people of color to expand/diversify the community’s pool of yoga instructors and improve the marketable skills of the trainees. Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Willow Domestic Violence Center of Greater Rochester Skill-building program for Willow’s staff so they are better equipped to handle the challenges of their daily, complex and sensitive work with domestic violence victims. Components include training in: Solution-focused counseling, suicide intervention and danger assessments and utilization of Willow’s specialized case tracking system for Domestic violence programs.. Amount Awarded: $10,753. Counties Served: Monroe.

South East Area Coalition Inc SEAC is partnering with the 490 Farmers to promote healthy eating in Rochester southeast neighborhoods.The 490 Farmers would create a picnic area to host workshops/events,a children’s garden and add plantings for a more sustainable permaculture. Amount Awarded: $7,891. Counties Served: Monroe.

Thrive to Survive Thrive To Survive proposes to expand their current wellness and nutrition offerings to provide year-round healthy programs to address the needs of cancer patients in and out of treatment. Additions will include health coaching, yoga, exercise and support groups. Request also includes funding to address individual needs of cancer patients not met by other funding sources. Amount Awarded: $10,360. Counties Served: Ontario;Seneca;Yates.

Kendall Fire Department Inc. Provide CPR, Defibrillation and Rescue Breathing training for Kendall community members and those living in the surrounding communities and equip Kendall first responders with AED’s to perform defibrillation earlier in the patient encounter rather than having to wait for an ambulance to arrive. Amount Awarded: $8,795. Counties Served: Orleans.

M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence Construct a public labyrinth on the Gandhi property in Rochester’s PLEX(Plymouth/Exchange) neighborhood. The labyrinth would be a peaceful landscaped space open to the community, including nearby School 19 and youth and adults who participate in Gandhi programs, for walking to reduce stress and help individuals relax from crises and anxiety. Amount Awarded: $13,258. Counties Served: Monroe.

Young Women’s College Prep Foundation, Inc. Young Women’s Prep proposes 2 new initiatives to address the health habits of their urban teen students. Fruit infused waters and refillable water bottles will be provided to encourage drinking water and discourage sugary drink and, a program to promote more walking/steps in student’s daily lives. Amount Awarded: $4,100. Counties Served: Monroe.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County Continue and expand the Wayne Wednesday Program, a nutrition education initiative sponsored by the Wayne Cornell Cooperative Extension and the 9 school Wayne County school districts. Program will expand from 6 to 9 months, offer 2 in school nutrition events per month, refresher training to food services staff and expand both print and social media education materials for both students and their caregivers. Amount Awarded: $20,000. Counties Served: Wayne.

Victim Resource Center Provide crisis response and assessment to children who have experienced Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault and provide up to 1 year of counseling for children. Program will also train school children and early childhood education staff in child abuse prevention. Amount Awarded: $34,995. Counties Served: Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Taproot Collective First Market Farm proposes a community Food program for and with residents of the Marketview Heights neighborhood in northeast Rochester. Program would include hands on instruction in gardening, healthy cooking and food preservation and distribution of fresh foods from the FMF gardens. Peer mentors and youth would be trained to support program activities. Amount Awarded: $20,998. Counties Served: Monroe.

Program Improvement

Genesee Valley Health Partnership, Inc. The University of Buffalo’s Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care (ITTIC) will train and provide technical assistance to 25-30 staff members from Livingston County schools and community-based organizations to improve their skills in serving youth and families. Amount Awarded: $10,523. Counties Served: Livingston.

S2AY Rural Health Network Rural Health Network will acquire GIS software and training to map and analyze health and disease data and trends to support public health planning and delivery in five rural counties. Amount Awarded: $20,360. Counties Served: Livingston;Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County, Inc. Implement additional twelve-week sessions of the Prime Time Sisters Circle, an intervention designed to motivate African American Women to reduce obesity and chronic illnesses by a combination of health education, behavior change and social supports. Amount Awarded: $26,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Albion Running Club Provide a 12 week training program for novice runners to culminate in completing a 5 k or greater race and discounted running shoes to eliminate potential barrier to running. Amount Awarded: $17,000. Counties Served: Orleans.

Muscular Dystrophy Association Expand support group and informational programs for adults and teens with neuromuscular diseases, their caregivers and families. Amount Awarded: $7,065. Counties Served: Monroe.

Bivona Child Advocacy Center Monthly support group sessions and as-needed emergency debriefings for staff of twenty-one partner agencies who investigate and prosecute child sexual abuse and serious physical abuse cases and support child victims. Amount Awarded: $6,891. Counties Served: Monroe.

Veterans Outreach Center, Inc. Provide intensive training in trauma-informed care for the entire VOC staff and key volunteers, and purchase diagnostic measurement tools for clinical staff to improve screening and response to veterans with symptoms of post traumatic stress and related disorders. Amount Awarded: $25,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Center for Teen Empowerment Integrate health and wellness focus into the Teen Empowerment program with a variety of new activities and changes to existing program to include physical and mental health wellness practices and opportunities. Amount Awarded: $15,059. Counties Served: Monroe.

Willow Domestic Violence Center of Greater Rochester Provide regular exercise opportunities and cooking classes for shelter residents, and revamp shelter meal menus for healthier eating. Amount Awarded: $5,190. Counties Served: Monroe.

Upstate New York Families for Effective Autism Treatment Inc Pilot program to assist parents of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to navigate systems of care for their children and locate resources. Amount Awarded: $26,711. Counties Served: Monroe.

Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern, Inc. Covers the cost of medications or eyeglasses for low-income individuals who are uninsured, are waiting for coverage to begin, or cannot afford co-pays. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Genesee;Orleans.

13thirty Cancer Connect, Inc. Support wellness activities (yoga, physical fitness, art therapy, massage) for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors to increase coping skills and provide peer support. Amount Awarded: $4,935. Counties Served: Monroe.

Penfield High Schools’ Life Skills and Post Graduate Program Increase weekly physical activity and improve nutrition of disabled students ages 12-21 years enrolled in Penfield School District’s life skills and post graduate programs. Amount Awarded: $6,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Mental Health Association in Genesee/Orleans Counties Train community members in consumer oriented and public jobs (schools, law enforcement, librarians, business) as Mental Health First Aiders, equipped with the knowledge and skill to provide initial help to people in mental health crisis before appropriate treatment is provided. Amount Awarded: $5,034. Counties Served: Genesee;Orleans.

Black Physicians Network of Greater Rochester Inc. Promote emotional and physical well being of black medical residents and fellows who experience high levels of depression, symptoms of burnout, and low quality of life. Activities included Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) training, yoga, and zumba. Amount Awarded: $6,985. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Joseph School Provide an extended day wellness program for students aged 5-12 that will include healthy snacks, nutrition education, and sixty minutes of engaging physical activities. Amount Awarded: $9,367. Counties Served: Monroe;Wayne.

Partnership for Ontario County, Inc. Create a satellite office to improve access for families in southern Ontario County and Seneca County to the Child Advocacy Center’s multidisciplinary team (MDT) model of investigating and treating child sex abuse and physical abuse. Amount Awarded: $16,400. Counties Served: Ontario;Seneca.

Catholic Charities of Livingston County Expand capacity of volunteer program to all towns in Livingston County to address increased requests to transport elderly and disabled residents to medical and dental appointments. Amount Awarded: $12,402. Counties Served: Livingston.

Yates County Community Services Dept. Provide Mental Health First Aid or Youth Mental Health First Aid training to staff of organizations in regular contact with the public (police, library, social services, etc.) and interested citizens to increase awareness of mental illnesses, reduce stigma, and encourage appropriate responses to people experiencing mental health crises. Amount Awarded: $11,155. Counties Served: Yates.

New Visions Community Services, Inc. Expand a physical activity program to include adults, youth, and children from congregations of ten churches in the Northeast sector of the City. Program will meet three times a week and include forty-five minutes of age-appropriate physical activity and healthy snacks. Amount Awarded: $30,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Urban League of Rochester, NY, Inc. Expand and diversify health and fitness activities in Urban League’s Afterschool Academy for urban youth in 6-8th grades. Amount Awarded: $12,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center, Inc. Two year project to address structural racism within organizations providing health and behavioral health services to low income poor people of color and graduate students preparing for work in poor communities. Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Refugees Helping Refugees Peer-driven refugee program to address the problems of health literacy, sedentary life style, inadequate nutrition, and limited English proficiency among resettled refugees. Amount Awarded: $25,570. Counties Served: Monroe.

Judicial Process Commission Train staff and mentors working with ex-offenders in Cognitive Behavioral Interventions to better assist these men and women to address mental health and substance abuse problems, and to prevent relapse and recidivism. Amount Awarded: $24,871. Counties Served: Monroe.

National Audubon Society, Inc. DBA Montezuma Audubon Center Provide active outdoor recreation and environmental education programs for Clyde-Savannah and North Rose-Wolcott middle and high school students for six weeks of school vacation during the 2017/2018 school year. Amount Awarded: $10,146. Counties Served: Wayne.

Cameron Community Ministries Hire a part-time Community Social Worker to assist low income families and individuals to access physical, mental and dental health services, income supports, and benefits. Amount Awarded: $23,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County, Inc. Offer a 6 session program to promote the mental, physical, and spiritual wellness of youth ages 15 to 21. Participants will use yoga, meditation, and journaling to learn new skills for managing stress and anxiety. Amount Awarded: $5,545. Counties Served: Monroe.

His Branches, Inc. Decrease appointment no-show and cancellation rates and gaps in care among patients in urban family medicine practice. Strategies include: customer service training for practice staff, an automated reminder system, and providing transportation and child care. Amount Awarded: $11,567. Counties Served: Monroe.

Rochester Childfirst Network Provide an 8 hour, hands on nutritional meal planning and preparation training course and in home coaching for Family Day Care providers to improve the nutritional value of the meals they serve to children in their care. Instructions for physical exercise for children will also be included. Amount Awarded: $8,873. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe;Ontario.

Garth Fagan Dance Inc. Provide students ages 5-12 in the School 29 after school program with dancing lessons at the Garth Fagan studio. Program provides physical exercise, nutrition, healthy snacks and transportation. Amount Awarded: $14,765. Counties Served: Monroe.

RH Cub Care Zone Introduce a new music program specifically designed for Kindergarten and first grade students. Program will provide basic active music instruction to support brain development and social emotional skills. Amount Awarded: $5,295. Counties Served: Monroe.

True North Rochester Preparatory Charter School Provide weekly on site yoga instruction to Rochester Prep students to reduce stress and improve wellness. Amount Awarded: $6,500. Counties Served: Monroe.

Daystar for Medically Fragile Children, Inc. Expand Daystar nursing staff caring for an increased number of medically fragile children 6 months to 6 years of age. Amount Awarded: $39,940. Counties Served: Monroe.

Rochester Accessible Adventures Hire a part-time Inclusion Specialist to partner with the City of Rochester R-Centers and School District to develop and pilot a plan for creating access to public active recreation facilities and programs for city children and youth with disabilities. Amount Awarded: $20,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

OASIS Adaptive Sports, Inc. Provide equipment and venue fees to veterans who have graduated from one of eight sports programs and will be continuing to engage in their chosen sport after their OASIS involvement ends. Amount Awarded: $9,558. Counties Served: Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Wayne;Yates.

Royal Church Of God In Christ (COGIC) Certify 30 volunteers from 5 COGIC churches in CPR/First Aid/AED and equip each church with an AED (defibrillator) so that volunteers can respond to health emergencies during congregation worship or events. Amount Awarded: $9,068. Counties Served: Monroe;Orleans.

Compeer Rochester, Inc. Train and credential five new part-time Peer Mentors to work as peer advocates with young people who have mental illnesses. Amount Awarded: $6,938. Counties Served: Monroe.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester Purchase uniforms, tee shirts, dancing shoes, and small audio equipment and hire additional part-time staff for the Sweet Dancerz program offering classes six days a week for youth 6 to 18. Amount Awarded: $12,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Seneca Waterways Council, Boy Scouts of America Purchase two AEDs(defibrillators) to mobilize for Scouting events and train Boy Scout Camp Staff, Professional Staff, and volunteers in CPR/AED and First Aid Courses. Amount Awarded: $12,071. Counties Served: Monroe;Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

YWCA of Genesee County, Inc. Expand the YWCA’s Summer Adventure program for 5-12 year old’s to recruit 50 more children, include hands on gardening and cooking activities and expand outdoor physical activity. Amount Awarded: $14,556. Counties Served: Genesee.

Hope Lutheran Food Pantry Expand food distribution program to include essential health and hygiene items (soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, toothpaste) that low income families and individuals need but cannot purchase with SNAP benefits. Amount Awarded: $7,500. Counties Served: Monroe.

Wilson Commencement Park Change the organization’s model of therapy and practice for homeless women from a traditional directive therapy to person-centered and trauma-informed care by retraining staff, changing agency culture. Amount Awarded: $20,910. Counties Served: Monroe.

Catholic Charities of Wayne County Provide Youth Mental Health First Aid(YMHFA) to 300 Wayne County adults working with young people ( e; g. teachers, coaches, after school staff, probation officers). The 8 hours YMHFA course equips adults with skills to recognize signs of mental illness and mental health crises and to offer initial help and support to the young person. Amount Awarded: $9,985. Counties Served: Wayne.

Food 4 All Pantry Project to expand capacity of food pantry serving low income residents of Lodi, Hector and other towns in Seneca County by adding cold storage to keep donated produce fresh, gardens for residents to learn how to grow fresh food and a food preservation project. Amount Awarded: $14,447. Counties Served: Seneca.

Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach Residential program serving men and women returning from incarceration to the community requests funding for residents to participate in physical exercise and fitness activities via memberships to the nearby YMCA and equipment for an in- house fitness room. Amount Awarded: $4,911. Counties Served: Monroe.

Girls Rock! Rochester The Queer Rock! program of Girls Rock! Rochester will engage gender non-conforming (GNC), transgender and allied youth, ages 12-18 in an intensive, six-day program featuring instrument instruction, workshops, songwriting, band practice, daily live performances by visiting artists, and a final showcase concert. Campers will also participate in A Girls Rock year-long concert series. Program purpose is to increase campers sense of competence and confidence, decrease the sense of isolation experienced by many GNC teens. and decrease the negative heal/mental health consequences of being a gender minority. Amount Awarded: $11,499. Counties Served: Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne.

Reformation Lutheran Church – Yoga 4 A Good Hood Project to expand the physical, spiritual and mental health benefits to people of color and those who are low income, homeless or have a mental illness. Yoga classes will expand from 3 to 7 per week at times and city locations convenient for the target populations.. Project will also provide 200 hours of yoga training to 15 low income people of color to expand/diversify the community’s pool of yoga instructors and improve the marketable skills of the trainees. Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Willow Domestic Violence Center of Greater Rochester Skill-building program for Willow’s staff so they are better equipped to handle the challenges of their daily, complex and sensitive work with domestic violence victims. Components include training in: Solution-focused counseling, suicide intervention and danger assessments and utilization of Willow’s specialized case tracking system for Domestic violence programs.. Amount Awarded: $10,753. Counties Served: Monroe.

South East Area Coalition Inc SEAC is partnering with the 490 Farmers to promote healthy eating in Rochester southeast neighborhoods.The 490 Farmers would create a picnic area to host workshops/events,a children’s garden and add plantings for a more sustainable permaculture. Amount Awarded: $7,891. Counties Served: Monroe.

Thrive to Survive Thrive To Survive proposes to expand their current wellness and nutrition offerings to provide year-round healthy programs to address the needs of cancer patients in and out of treatment. Additions will include health coaching, yoga, exercise and support groups. Request also includes funding to address individual needs of cancer patients not met by other funding sources. Amount Awarded: $10,360. Counties Served: Ontario;Seneca;Yates.

Kendall Fire Department Inc. Provide CPR, Defibrillation and Rescue Breathing training for Kendall community members and those living in the surrounding communities and equip Kendall first responders with AED’s to perform defibrillation earlier in the patient encounter rather than having to wait for an ambulance to arrive. Amount Awarded: $8,795. Counties Served: Orleans.

M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence Construct a public labyrinth on the Gandhi property in Rochester’s PLEX(Plymouth/Exchange) neighborhood. The labyrinth would be a peaceful landscaped space open to the community, including nearby School 19 and youth and adults who participate in Gandhi programs, for walking to reduce stress and help individuals relax from crises and anxiety. Amount Awarded: $13,258. Counties Served: Monroe.

Young Women’s College Prep Foundation, Inc. Young Women’s Prep proposes 2 new initiatives to address the health habits of their urban teen students. Fruit infused waters and refillable water bottles will be provided to encourage drinking water and discourage sugary drink and, a program to promote more walking/steps in student’s daily lives. Amount Awarded: $4,100. Counties Served: Monroe.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County Continue and expand the Wayne Wednesday Program, a nutrition education initiative sponsored by the Wayne Cornell Cooperative Extension and the 9 school Wayne County school districts. Program will expand from 6 to 9 months, offer 2 in school nutrition events per month, refresher training to food services staff and expand both print and social media education materials for both students and their caregivers. Amount Awarded: $20,000. Counties Served: Wayne.

Victim Resource Center Provide crisis response and assessment to children who have experienced Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault and provide up to 1 year of counseling for children. Program will also train school children and early childhood education staff in child abuse prevention. Amount Awarded: $34,995. Counties Served: Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Taproot Collective First Market Farm proposes a community Food program for and with residents of the Marketview Heights neighborhood in northeast Rochester. Program would include hands on instruction in gardening, healthy cooking and food preservation and distribution of fresh foods from the FMF gardens. Peer mentors and youth would be trained to support program activities. Amount Awarded: $20,998. Counties Served: Monroe.

Startup Project

The Father Lawrence-Larry-Tracy Advocacy Center Funding to hire staff, expand hours and outreach at the Fr Tracy Center on N Clinton Ave. The Center was opened in October by volunteers to provide food, clothing, socialization and access to substance abuse treatment and other services for high need people who are disconnected from services and congregate in a 4 block area of the Center location. Amount Awarded: $34,820. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency, Inc. Establish an emergency baby pantry to provide essential baby care supplies (food, formula, diapers, wipes) for low income families with infants and toddlers. Amount Awarded: $5,878. Counties Served: Seneca.

Livingston County Office for the Aging Add activities to enhance the social, physical, and mental health of senior participants of three Livingston County congregate meal program sites. Amount Awarded: $5,500. Counties Served: Livingston.

Renaissance Academy Charter School of the Arts Funding for a part-time physical education teacher and equipment to assist the charter school in providing thirty minutes daily of quality physical education instruction to the school’s students. Amount Awarded: $21,125. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Eastern Service Workers Association Expand and upgrade the Eastern Service Workers weekly supplemental food program for low income and disabled workers by adding a healthy foods component and increasing the number of households who receive food. Amount Awarded: $9,927. Counties Served: Monroe.

RH Cub Care Zone Train and coach after school program teachers to implement the PATHS (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies) to improve children’s social-emotional and problem solving skills and reduce negative behaviors. Amount Awarded: $6,050. Counties Served: Monroe.

Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach Purchase two-year long house memberships to the YMCA for men and women returning to the community from incarceration and residing in half way houses. Memberships will allow residents to participate in the wide variety of physical activities at the YMCA. Amount Awarded: $2,800. Counties Served: Monroe.

Borinquen Dance Theatre, Inc. Expand the Borinquen Dance program for study and performance of Puerto Rican folklore and modern Latino dancing to students at the Young Women’s College Prep Charter School. Program provides three times weekly physical activity through dance classes, practice, and performance. Amount Awarded: $6,500. Counties Served: Monroe.

Savannah Chamber of Commerce Funding to have Savannah’s 2 mile West Shore Trail property officially surveyed so the completed design plan for the trail can be implemented for residents and visitor use and daily physical exercise. Trail resurfacing, rest stations and a picnic area are also needed to make the trail usable for all ages and abilities and a variety of sports/activities. Amount Awarded: $15,000. Counties Served: Wayne.

Pittsford Youth Services, Inc. Provide individual and family bereavement counseling to those affected by family loss and conduct small bereavement groups for youth ages 5-18 years. Program will serve families below the federal poverty level with limited access to bereavement services. Amount Awarded: $2,600. Counties Served: Monroe.

Friends of Ganondagan Nutrition, physical activity, and wellness program for Native American youth and families from Monroe and Ontario counties. Program offers classes in cooking healthy indigenous foods, Iroquois social dancing, and traditional sports: archery and atlatl (spear throwing). Amount Awarded: $10,418. Counties Served: Monroe;Ontario.

Encompass Resources for Learning Expand nutrition, wellness, and physical activity opportunities for youth 11-17 and their families participating in intensive service program as an alternative to juvenile detention. Amount Awarded: $11,980. Counties Served: Monroe.

Tilc Ministries Inc. Provide sports, recreation, and healthy cooking programs for children, youth, and families in high-need, low-income EMMA (East Main, Mustard, Atlantic) area of Rochester with little access to physical activities and services. Amount Awarded: $15,400. Counties Served: Monroe.

Mercy Community Services Pilot project to help low income adults without dental insurance to reduce their risk of caries and improve oral health outcomes. Amount Awarded: $26,648. Counties Served: Monroe.

Patrick Place-A Comfort Care Home Train volunteers who will assist in caring for patients and their families at a new comfort care home. Training will include psycho-social and medical aspects of the terminally ill and how to provide personal care. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe.

US Institute for Veterans Initiatives Collaboration with private health care insurers, community agencies, and the Veterans Administration (VA) to identify member subscribers who are veterans, document their eligibility, assist them in VA enrollment, and advocate for their full benefits. Amount Awarded: $25,000. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

GLOW Young Men’s Christian Association Equipment and renovations for a new Teen Center that will provide a safe place for out-of-school time activities: a gymnasium for active play, a learning center for tutoring and educational support and quiet areas for passive and creative programming. Amount Awarded: $17,600. Counties Served: Genesee.

Community Partners for Youth Start a “Bigs in Blue” one-to-one mentoring program that connects twenty-five city youth in grades 4th to 6th with City of Rochester police. The program is a national model to reduce risky behavior and improve school graduation rates, while strengthening law enforcement relationships with youth and the community. Amount Awarded: $17,074. Counties Served: Monroe.

Borinquen Dance Theatre, Inc. Offer Puerto Rican/Latino dance classes for Monroe High students,grades 7-12 during the 2018/2019 school year. Classes are held 2 hours a day, 4 days a week. Request is for dance instructor, dancing costumes, small equipment and supplies. Amount Awarded: $7,100. Counties Served: Monroe.

Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library Collaborative community initiative to create a vibrant, 7000-square-foot “Storywalk playspace outside the three entrances to the Ryan Center – School 33, the R-Center and Sully Branch Library – that will allow kids and families to read and play along the way to their favorite stories. Amount Awarded: $15,290. Counties Served: Monroe.

Family Promise of Ontario County Inc. Start up funds for a program to serve Ontario County homeless families and their children. Services includes housing, meals, socialization, transportation provided by church congregation volunteers, a day center where adults can seek employment and linkages to needed services and case management to achieve housing stability and employment Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Ontario.

Equipment/Renovations

St. Peter’s Kitchen Inc. Funding and equipment for a new food cupboard started by St Peter’s to further meet the food needs of the low income people who attend their daily hot lunch program. Amount Awarded: $8,354. Counties Served: Monroe.

Child Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes he CACFL proposes to provide on-site specialized medical exams and services for child victims of sexual and serious physical abuse through telemedicine, This new approach will avoid time and cost of travel to Rochester for in person exams. Request is for telemedicine equipment. Amount Awarded: $13,268. Counties Served: Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Teresa House Inc. Replace deteriorating driveway, garage roof, and worn flooring in high traffic, first floor of home providing end-of-life care. Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Livingston.

Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation, Inc. Assist low-income homeowners to eliminate health and safety hazards and conditions in their homes such as lead, unsafe heating or water systems, mold, and unsafe stairs. Amount Awarded: $50,000. Counties Served: Livingston;Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Phelps-Clifton Springs CSD Add cardio fitness equipment to the middle/high school weight room to replace old, unusable equipment and expand capacity for students and faculty. Amount Awarded: $15,000. Counties Served: Ontario.

Mary’s Place Outreach Provide non-skid carpets in public areas of refugee center to minimize risk of falls to children and elderly. Amount Awarded: $1,500. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Rita School Purchase equipment for recess, preschool playground use, and outdoor winter activities to increase children’s opportunities for physical activity. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Monroe;Wayne.

Honeoye Falls – Mendon Volunteer Ambulance, Inc. (HFMVA) Purchase an adult patient simulator to enhance training and improve pre-hospital care for twelve hundred people per year served by fire/ambulance services. Amount Awarded: $12,000. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe.

Family Service of Rochester Install a wireless personal emergency pendant system to monitor doors, resident status, and location on its Northfield Campus, a 69-unit enriched housing community in Penfield. Amount Awarded: $24,498. Counties Served: Monroe.

Bridges For Brain Injury, Inc. Purchase and install an indoor vertical wheelchair lift so mobility-challenged people can readily access programs on the second floor of a day habilitation building. Amount Awarded: $16,985. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Charles Settlement House, Inc. Install exterior lighting and automatic door openers, repair the playground, and fund a senior exercise program at the Settlement’s Parkway building. Amount Awarded: $12,861. Counties Served: Monroe.

Hope Hall Replace outdated, worn basketball equipment( backstops,goals,nets) and purchase two defibrillators for elementary and high schools. Amount Awarded: $14,765. Counties Served: Monroe.

Dazzle School of Visual & Performing Arts, Inc. Equipment for after school and weekend respite program for urban children and teens with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Amount Awarded: $3,800. Counties Served: Monroe.

Society for the Protection & Care of Children Purchase toys, play equipment, and ground covering for outdoor play area at the Monroe County Visitation Center. Center is used by abused or neglected children who must visit their parents under court-ordered supervision. Amount Awarded: $5,200. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Kateri School Purchase and install an 8×24 traverse climbing wall to expand engaging, fun physical activities for students in PreK through 6th grades. Amount Awarded: $10,169. Counties Served: Monroe.

Town of Ovid, Seneca County Install luminescent address markers in rural town to assure timely access for emergency fire/medical services. Town will propose a policy requiring address markers on newly built dwellings. Amount Awarded: $17,192. Counties Served: Seneca.

Urban Choice Charter School Equipment for physical education classes and recess to better equip and reenergize school’s physical activity programs. Amount Awarded: $5,251. Counties Served: Monroe.

Town of Conesus Install fitness stations in the Town’s Ricky Green Memorial Park to create exercise opportunities for teens and adults. Amount Awarded: $19,200. Counties Served: Livingston.

Benincasa, Inc. Replace worn,15-year old hospital bed mattresses in a hospice care home. Amount Awarded: $14,400. Counties Served: Monroe.

The Center For Youth Services, Inc. Replace worn, broken sports and play equipment at four Rochester crisis shelters for families, children, and teens. Amount Awarded: $5,746. Counties Served: Monroe.

Home Meal Service, Inc. Purchase heating packs and coolers to replace used up, broken equipment required to deliver hot meals to elderly people in towns across Wayne County. Amount Awarded: $4,000. Counties Served: Wayne.

OASIS Adaptive Sports, Inc. Purchase a heated, secure storage facility for adaptive ski equipment used in the popular ski program for veterans run by the organization at Bristol Ski Center. Amount Awarded: $9,500. Counties Served: Monroe.

The Geneva Family YMCA Renovate and upgrade resistance and strength equipment and flooring in a twenty-year-old wellness center to accommodate new cardiac rehabilitation and senior programs. Amount Awarded: $20,000. Counties Served: Ontario.

Town of Covert, Interlaken Fire Department Number eight hundred town properties and provide signage for unmarked roads in rural town to assure timely access for emergency fire and medical services. Amount Awarded: $17,950. Counties Served: Seneca.

R Community Bikes, Inc. Purchase, assemble, and distribute twenty-five trikes to disability service organizations and families for mobility/exercise use by adults who cannot balance two-wheel bikes. Amount Awarded: $8,750. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Replace fifty-year-old boiler and remove asbestos from pipes in urban church providing several health benefiting programs serving a large number of community residents. Amount Awarded: $36,195. Counties Served: Monroe.

Nativity Preparatory Academy Purchase and install wall pads to cover radiators on the school’s gym walls to prevent student injuries. Amount Awarded: $5,976. Counties Served: Monroe.

Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes, Inc. Purchase and install an upgraded phone system, internet, and electronic medical record system for organizations providing behavioral health services for rural communities. Amount Awarded: $34,402. Counties Served: Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Gilda’s Club Rochester Replace worn furniture in meeting rooms at Gilda’s Club used for support groups and actvities for cancer patients and survivors and their families. Amount Awarded: $11,465. Counties Served: Monroe.

Town of Lodi Purchase and install reflective, numbered address markers for each property in the town so emergency responders can quickly locate individuals and properties in need. Amount Awarded: $23,357. Counties Served: Seneca.

Cameron Community Ministries Expand summer programming to include twice-daily vigorous exercise, weekly Zumba and Martial arts instruction, and healthy eating and nutrition information for low income children and parents. Amount Awarded: $7,200. Counties Served: Monroe.

Jefferson Avenue Childhood Development Center Resurface playground area and repair playground equipment in small urban childcare center to meet safety requirements and support outdoor play. Amount Awarded: $9,200. Counties Served: Monroe.

Huther-Doyle Memorial, Institute Inc. Purchase exam room equipment for expansion of Huther Health Clinic to provide primary health care for patients in their existing behavioral health practice. Amount Awarded: $19,249. Counties Served: Monroe.

Home Meal Service, Inc. Replace fifteen year-old software that tracks program clients and manages meal schedules and deliveries. Amount Awarded: $3,000. Counties Served: Wayne.

Mt Carmel House Funding to widen the driveway and install outdoor lighting to assure safe access to hospice home. Amount Awarded: $22,667. Counties Served: Monroe.

Focus on the Children Provide new beds, cribs, mattresses, and bedding for families who are financially unable to provide a safe, separate sleeping space for their child. Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Livingston.

Seton Catholic School Purchase and implement the Math and Movement program for all students in grades PreK through sixth to add thirty minutes a day of physical activity during math instructional time. Amount Awarded: $10,990. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Repair entrance steps and build an additional ramp to assure safety and access to Henrietta church providing a variety of health benefiting activities for several hundred people per month, small children through elderly. Amount Awarded: $14,470. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe.

Journey Home Inc. Expand parking lot and fencing at comfort care home to improve safety of volunteers and visitors to the home. Amount Awarded: $15,825. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Family Restoration Project, Inc. Construct a weather resistant ramp for low income seniors and disabled people to access the emergency food pantry, nutrition services, and clinical counseling offered by this program in the Southwest City of Rochester. Amount Awarded: $15,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc. Replace cumbersome, unreliable phone system with new equipment to assure agency consumers have reliable access to services and staff. Amount Awarded: $5,619. Counties Served: Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

New Born Fellowship Purchase playground equipment, resurface outdoor play areas, and provide nutrition information and education to children and families in small urban child care center. Amount Awarded: $17,970. Counties Served: Monroe.

The American Legion Post #899 Rayson Miller Purchase an induction loop system and portable FM unit to enable elderly, hearing impaired veterans to participate in group socialization activities. Amount Awarded: $8,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Holy Cross School Add a variety of indoor and outdoor play equipment to increase K-6 grade student participation in recess and purchase additional equipment for cardio fitness room. Amount Awarded: $5,368. Counties Served: Monroe.

Adapted Recreation Services Inc. Equipment and transportation for a year-round Power Soccer program for people with disabilities 8 years and up who use a motorized wheel chair for mobility. Amount Awarded: $3,740. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library Create a dedicated, well equipped space for the Central Library’s Health Information Service. Library consumers would have access to expanded online and print health information resources, workstations specifically designed for searching health-related material, and the ability to have confidential one-on-one conversations on sensitive health issues away from the public desk. Amount Awarded: $19,250. Counties Served: Monroe.

In Christ New Hope Ministry, Inc. Renovate church space into a Health Fitness Center to accommodate growing number of participants in fitness programs that currently are held in the church sanctuary and foyer. Amount Awarded: $20,213. Counties Served: Monroe.

Orleans County Health Department Funding for small equipment and rubber floor tiles to complete furnishing of the Wellness Center for County employees and their families. Orleans County residents lack access to affordable exercise opportunities. Amount Awarded: $3,528. Counties Served: Orleans.

Ainsley’s Angels of America Purchase five Freedom jogger chairs to expand capacity for individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities to participate in community endurance events (5K races, triathlons). Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Monroe;Ontario.

Isaiah House Enlarge and renovate kitchen in home providing end-of-life care for Rochester’s homeless people and those with few resources. Renovations will allow wheel chair entry to the kitchen and more space for patient and family socialization and meal preparation. Amount Awarded: $25,893. Counties Served: Monroe.

Genesee Waterways Center, Inc. Program to engage city youth, 9-13 years of age, at the Genesee Valley Park summer camp in kayaking, rowing (on water and on machine), and outrigger canoe activities two-three times per week over the eight week summer session. Amount Awarded: $4,800. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Kateri School Purchase preschool music and movement teaching tools to create multi-sensory, movement-based fitness and learning activities. Amount Awarded: $1,834. Counties Served: Monroe.

Joint Heirs Kingdom Ministries Equipment to enhance the health and physical activity program jointly sponsored by two small churches in the El Camino area of the city for their congregations. Amount Awarded: $6,238. Counties Served: Monroe.

Town of East Bloomfield Construct a basketball half-court at Veterans Park in East Bloomfield to provide a free court for players of all ages from area towns and allow East Bloomfield to offer free basketball activities to community residents. Amount Awarded: $7,500. Counties Served: Ontario.

Irondequoit Ambulance Replace old gurneys with power-lift gurneys to assure safe lifting for patients and EMS crew and add gurney capacity for larger patients. Amount Awarded: $12,500. Counties Served: Monroe.

Teresa House Inc. Replace deteriorated deck and ramps, repair water drainage system, and replace garage door at comfort care home to improve safe access for families of terminally ill patients and volunteers. Amount Awarded: $11,027. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario.

Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation, Inc. Assist low income homeowners in Wayne County to eliminate health and safety hazards in their homes such as lead paint, unsafe heating or water systems, structural problems, and unsafe stairs. Amount Awarded: $30,000. Counties Served: Wayne.

Agape Counseling Associates Purchase and install new computer hardware and electronic medical record system software for small, faith-based mental health practices to replace equipment that can no longer be updated or repaired. Amount Awarded: $17,330. Counties Served: Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Wayne.

Hope Hall Pilot to explore which tools/methods are effective in assisting students with learning barriers such as ADHD to channel their body movements, improve their focus on learning in the classroom, and increase physical activity. Amount Awarded: $5,700. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Peter’s Kitchen Inc. Replace twenty-year-old kitchen freezer for soup kitchen program serving up to two hundred poor and homeless each weekday. Amount Awarded: $13,312. Counties Served: Monroe.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Install door closure hardware, remote releases and intercoms to increase safety and access on entrance doors of urban church hosting a large number of health related activities for the community. Amount Awarded: $6,914. Counties Served: Monroe.

Town of Savannah Re-purpose recently acquired ball fields into a multi-use recreational space that will provide town residents with a safe, accessible area for youth sports programs and community activities. Amount Awarded: $20,000. Counties Served: Wayne.

Ibero-American Action League, Inc. Replacement of broken air conditioning system at Ibero’s main building which houses their senior center and staff for several programs delivering health, civic engagement, youth, and other services to the community. Amount Awarded: $30,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

WNY Wreckers Replace two wheelchairs adapted for individuals with disability affecting all four limbs to play rugby. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans.

InterVol, Inc. Purchase forklift to transport unused medical equipment and supplies from local hospitals, nursing homes, and doctor’s offices and redistribute to organizations that serve low income, uninsured, and disabled people. Amount Awarded: $14,900. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Wayne.

Focus on the Children Provide new beds, cribs, mattresses and bedding for families who are financially unable to provide a safe, separate sleeping space for their child. Amount Awarded: $12,000. Counties Served: Livingston.

Gillam-Grant Community Center Purchase equipment and hire an instructor for a new indoor cycling and spinning program for youth, adults and seniors in the rural Byron-Bergen area where there are few facilities for affordable physical activity. Amount Awarded: $15,029. Counties Served: Genesee;Monroe.

City of Batavia Housing Authority Renovate three areas outside a Batavia Housing authority apartment building to expand opportunities for low income senior and disabled residents to participate in exercise, recreation, and social activities. Amount Awarded: $11,029. Counties Served: Genesee.

Honeoye Falls – Mendon Volunteer Ambulance, Inc. (HFMVA) Purchase triband radios to replace outdated equipment that can no longer communicate across and with the 3 counties served by the HFMVA. Amount Awarded: $24,687. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe;Ontario.

Town of Hamlin Recreation Dept. Purchase equipment (Large TV, DVD) to provide additional physical activity and recreation courses to Hamlin residents via video instruction. Courses would target a variety of ages and include exercise and nutrition/health literacy. Amount Awarded: $2,500. Counties Served: Monroe;Orleans.

Care-A-Van Ministries, Inc. Replace tires and batteries on fleet of donated/second-hand vehicles used by street ministry to provide emotional support, food, and clothing to Batavia families experiencing economic instability or drug addiction. Amount Awarded: $6,079. Counties Served: Genesee.

Gilda’s Club Rochester Replace outdated computer hardware and software to improve business practices and communication with cancer patients, survivors and their families who receive support through Gilda’s Club. Amount Awarded: $14,800. Counties Served: Monroe;Ontario;Wayne.

Foodlink Expansion and beautification of the Lexington Avenue Urban Farm, located in the Edgerton neighborhood of Northwest Rochester. Amount Awarded: $15,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

R Community Bikes, Inc. Purchase 26 adult sized trikes and distribute to the low income disabled who can benefit from biking exercise but cannot use regular bicycles. Amount Awarded: $9,880. Counties Served: Monroe.

Perinton Ecumenical Ministries dba Advent House Purchase two new hospital beds and mattresses to replace worn equipment and ensure a continued high level of care for terminally ill patients. Amount Awarded: $6,163. Counties Served: Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Wayne.

GiGi’s Playhouse of Rochester Start-up equipment for a new program model that will provide a variety of activities, including physical exercise, for children and adults with Down syndrome. Amount Awarded: $13,144. Counties Served: Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Wayne.

Quad A for Kids Fully implement the Sports, Play, and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK) curriculum and begin Action-Based Learning (ABL) in four city after-school programs to increase children’s daily physical activity. Amount Awarded: $13,128. Counties Served: Monroe.

Ibero-American Development Corporation Purchase computers for a collaborative effort among neighborhood organizations and substance abuse treatment providers to increase access to treatment for a high number of heroin users in the El Camino neighborhood. Amount Awarded: $2,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Challenger Miracle Field of Greater Rochester Purchase an adapted Play-and-Rock Glider for the Play with Possibilities Playground which will provide barrier-free recreational opportunities for both disabled and typical children, ages 2-21. Amount Awarded: $15,000. Counties Served: Genesee;Monroe;Yates.

Home Meal Service, Inc. Purchase equipment (coolers, warming carriers, heating tiles) to keep food warm or cold during delivery to meals-on-wheels customers. Amount Awarded: $4,000. Counties Served: Wayne.

Yates County Office for the Aging Purchase a mini van to expand Office for Aging capacity to transport often isolated seniors in large rural county to essential medical appointments, wellness and socialization. Amount Awarded: $16,900. Counties Served: Monroe;Ontario;Yates.

Southwest Area Neighborhood Association Junior Master Gardener program to assist youth from the southwest area of the city to grow plants from seed to market. Youth sell their plants/fresh produce at the nearby Westside Market and keep profits from the sale. Amount Awarded: $13,769. Counties Served: Monroe.

Town of Macedon Purchase a ambulance power stretcher for Macedon’s Emergency Medical Service(EMS) to replace equipment reaching end of use. The new stretcher has capacity for larger patients will assure safe and efficient movement of patients and prevent lower back injuries /disorders among EMS staff. Amount Awarded: $15,942. Counties Served: Wayne.

Candy Apple Pre-School Center, Inc Equipment and instruction to support improved health and wellness program in child care center serving primarily low income children. Improvements include: a reequipped/fenced outdoor play area, yoga instruction, delivery of the Eat Well/Play Hard curriculum, and installing 2 small raised garden beds for healthy food growing that would be tended by children, parents and staff Amount Awarded: $24,222. Counties Served: Wayne.

Geneseo Migrant Center, Inc. Purchase a 5-person vehicle dedicated exclusively to transport of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families from Genesee, Livingston, and Wyoming Counties to medical and dental services. Vehicle is essential as transportation options are frequently inaccessible, unaffordable or unavailable to MSFWs Amount Awarded: $20,000. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston.

Laurel House Equipment for new Comfort Care home opening in Wayne County in November 2018. Request is for furnace/ac, specialized mattresses and hand rails for deck/ramp. Amount Awarded: $10,403. Counties Served: Monroe;Ontario;Seneca;Wayne.

Village of Clyde Blockhouse Loop Trail project involves the construction of approximately 0.7 mile of stone-dust trail connecting Blockhouse Park to the downtown district of the Village of Clyde. The project will expand year round opportunities for resident walking,hiking, biking, The trail will connect to the Empire St Heritage trail and increase access Blockhouse Park and it’s facilities. Amount Awarded: $21,625. Counties Served: Wayne.

Pittsford Food Cupboard Food cupboard serving low income people from Pittsford, East Rochester and Brighton is relocating due to loss of lease and need to improve accessibility. Request is for moving expenses, equipment and renovations to new site. Amount Awarded: $6,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

GiGi’s Playhouse of Rochester Offer hands on cooking and nutrition classes to children and adults attending GiGi’s Playhouse, a support and resource center for individuals with Down Syndrome. Request is for cooking equipment, utensils and supplies. Amount Awarded: $7,051. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Hearing and Speech Center of Rochester Inc Upgrade equipment used for for hearing and speech evaluations for seniors and children. Current equipment is not up to audiology industry standard and operates inconsistentl Amount Awarded: $20,695. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe.

Albion Police Department Purchase Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) for Albion police patrol vehicles and police stations so officers can respond to cardiac arrest while awaiting arrival of EMS. AED/CPR and Basic First Aid training for officers will also be provided. Amount Awarded: $11,335. Counties Served: Orleans.

A Meal and More, Inc Soup kitchen requests funds to replace old Refrigerator, purchase fans to cool the dining area and a grill plate. Amount Awarded: $2,725. Counties Served: Monroe.

Crossroads House Small equipment to assure patient safety during bed transfers and showering in an end of life care home. Amount Awarded: $1,512. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Orleans.

Teresa House Inc. Repair air conditioning, install new sump pump/drainage equipment to reduce basement flooding and purchase a rubber entry ramp in end-of-life comfort care home located in Livingston County. Amount Awarded: $8,450. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario.

Gleaners community kitchen Replace linoleum flooring in dining room serving free hot meals to low income families and individuals 5 days a week . Existing flooring is 53 years old, difficult to keep clean, unattractive and often slippery. Amount Awarded: $9,915. Counties Served: Ontario;Yates.

Bridge Funding

Samaritan Women, Inc. Provide addiction recovery support services for African American women, 18 years and older. Services include recovery coaching, life skills classes, physical exercise and disease prevention education. Amount Awarded: $11,960. Counties Served: Monroe.

East House Corporation Implement a Diabetes Prevention Program adapted for East House members with serious mental illnesses who are either diabetic or at-risk for diabetes. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Ibero-American Action League, Inc. Support for Ibero’s first Run/Walk for Health 5K which will serve as major informational and recruitment event for Ibero’s Diabetes Prevention Program. Amount Awarded: $4,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Short Term Program

Jefferson Family Health Fund Urban Primary Care practice requests funding to group walking, biking and indoor exercise programs for their patients and neighborhood residents with high risk for diabetes, cardiac and other diseases. A community garden would also be expanded and a personal training program for patients piloted. Amount Awarded: $7,467. Counties Served: Monroe.

Baden Street Settlement of Rochester Inc. Provide an after school music, dance and culinary program for 60 students in grades 7-12 at NE College Prep on the RCSD Douglass campus. Program pilot conducted in 2017-2018 school year engaged students in the target activities. Amount Awarded: $6,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern, Inc. Prescription Assistance Program would provide low income individuals living in Orleans and Genesee Counties with funding to pay for necessary medications and/or transportation to medical appointments. if they are not eligible for funding from other sources. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Genesee;Orleans.

Bivona Child Advocacy Center Bivona Child Advocacy Center would deliver deliver school based child and teen safety programs to the entire elementary and middle school student populations of the Pittsford and Spencerport school districts. Programs focus.on five safety rules to prevent child/teen sexual abuse and other forms of victimization. Amount Awarded: $12,994. Counties Served: Monroe.

National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate and Western NY Initiative to educate and raise awareness about living donation and transplantation among kidney patients, their families, and friends; and address the myths associated with organ transplant. The program includes 2 live, interactive workshops and post-program resources to support patients, family members and potential living donors Amount Awarded: $8,799. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Living Word Church of God in Christ, Inc. Provide a year round weekly exercise program for congregation members, 80% of whom are overweight and/or have diabetes or hypertension. Program would be indoors during winter months,and involve outdoor walking during good weather months. Nutrition education will also be offered Amount Awarded: $5,741. Counties Served: Monroe.

Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation, Inc. Sheen Housing will provide rehabilitation to correct housing conditions that affect the health and safety of low income seniors and their families. Typical repairs include: roof, heating, plumbing and electrical deficiencies, water leaks, eliminating pest infestations, hazardous steps. improving handicapped accessibility. Amount Awarded: $30,000. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc. Twice weekly yoga instruction for participants in Hickok’s programs to improve balance, mobility and flexibility, reduce stress and enhance self esteem for patients who have experienced traumatic brain injury or other neurological challenges. Amount Awarded: $6,412. Counties Served: Monroe;Wayne.

13thirty Cancer Connect, Inc. Implement a program to support parents and families of children, youth, and young adults with cancer to reduce their stress and increase their health and wellness. Amount Awarded: $6,934. Counties Served: Wyoming;Genesee;Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Orleans;Seneca;Wayne;Yates.

Greater Rochester Summer Learning Association Transport city pre-school children attending the six week Summer LEAP program to twice weekly swimming lessons at local swimming pools. Summer LEAP is a comprehensive program to prevent summer learning loss. Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly Update, print, and distribute the GRAPE ElderPages Directory; a key resource for seniors, their families, and others who serve seniors to locate needed health, housing, socialization, transportation, and other services. Amount Awarded: $8,000. Counties Served: Livingston;Monroe;Ontario;Wayne.

Renaissance Academy Charter School of the Arts Hire a social worker to address the social-emotional needs of students ages 4 to 11 that are not currently met by limited counseling staff at this charter school. Amount Awarded: $32,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Rochester Bible Baptist Church Provide a year-long, weekly, structured health improvement program with nutritional cooking classes, couponing, and exercise classes for people in the church community. Amount Awarded: $12,379. Counties Served: Monroe.

Mary’s Place Outreach Purchase warm winter jackets for refugee children who are recent arrivals from Syria, Somalia, Nepal, and Bhutan and have no winter clothing. Amount Awarded: $3,500. Counties Served: Monroe.

Lifespan of Greater Rochester Inc. Conduct a Blue Zone planning and assessment process in the City of Canandaigua. The goal is to improve community health and longevity by community adoption of nine healthy living characteristics that research has found to be common in the healthiest areas of the world. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Ontario.

Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester Funding for thirty-five K-6 students from School 22 to attend Camp Sisol for weeks in the summer of 2018. Program offers daily physical activity, healthy eating, music, theatre, arts and crafts, and overnight experiences. Amount Awarded: $31,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

RCSD Anna Murray Douglass Academy Provide after-school drumming and dancing classes for K-8 children attending School 12 who have little access to culturally relevant physical activities. Amount Awarded: $5,300. Counties Served: Monroe.

Horizons at Warner Expand physical activity options for adolescent girls participating in Horizon’s summer program. Fencing, dance, cheerleading and yoga will be offered. Amount Awarded: $4,230. Counties Served: Monroe.

Yates County Public Health Dept. Provide the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) of regular exercise and nutrition education for pre-diabetic and diabetic adults in Yates County to support healthy lifestyle changes. Amount Awarded: $7,135. Counties Served: Yates.

Conkey Cruisers C/O Group 14621 Provide a variety of cycling programs and events to promote physical exercise, healthy nutrition and wellness for residents, ages 2-elderly, in the economically challenged El Camino Neighborhood in Northeast Rochester. Amount Awarded: $17,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Trinity Inter-Faith Church, Inc. Provide a twice weekly dance, exercise, and nutrition program for church congregants who are or have at-risk for diabetes and other chronic diseases. Amount Awarded: $12,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

NAMI Rochester Present an interactive education program on mental illness to middle and high school students in Monroe County. The fifty-minute session is co-presented by a youth who has experienced mental illness. Amount Awarded: $14,505. Counties Served: Monroe.

Living Word Church of God in Christ, Inc. Provide a program of physical exercise and hands-on nutrition education for church congregation members with high rates/risks of overweight, diabetes, and hypertension. Amount Awarded: $6,600. Counties Served: Monroe.

REBOUND6K Offer a ten-week summer basketball camp for youth ages 9-20 from the El Camino Neighborhood. Program will offer basketball and related activities five days a week. Amount Awarded: $11,300. Counties Served: Monroe.

New Life Presbyterian Church Equipment and supplies for urban youth running program for youth aged 6-17 supported by adult volunteers. Amount Awarded: $5,030. Counties Served: Monroe.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester – Cyclopedia Rochester Fund a ten-week summer guided bicycling program for 8-12 year olds living in the City of Rochester. Amount Awarded: $15,945. Counties Served: Monroe.

Friends of the Rochester Public Market Outreach to low income residents in the South Wedge, 19th Ward/Plymouth Exchange, and North Union Street neighborhoods to increase usage of nearby farm markets for healthy food. Amount Awarded: $30,370. Counties Served: Monroe.

Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc. Provide civil legal services to low-income cancer patients; services include advance care directives, family law, debt management, and bankruptcy services. Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Kuumba Consultants Outdoor summer fitness program at a neighborhood square for children and families from the City of Rochester’s southwest area. Amount Awarded: $10,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Rochester Childfirst Network Stock an on-site food pantry to provide fresh fruit and vegetable snacks and healthy recipes to families when they pick up their children from the child care center. Amount Awarded: $8,727. Counties Served: Monroe.

New Life Ministries, Inc. Eighteen week program to prevent obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and improve health outcomes for participants from large urban/suburban congregation. Amount Awarded: $15,420. Counties Served: Monroe.

URMC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Support for the Annual Women’s Health Screening at the Rochester Public Market. The event provides free screening and referrals as needed for several diseases including diabetes, kidney, bone, colon and skin cancers. Amount Awarded: $5,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Conkey Cruisers C/O Group 14621 Provide opportunities for regular bicycle exercise to residents in the El Camino Neighborhood. The program includes bicycle safety instruction, guided rides, family-style healthy meals, and incentives for consistent cycling. Amount Awarded: $20,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Rochester’s Child Provide twice weekly swimming lessons for children in six-week summer program for at-risk city children who have completed Universal PreKindergarten and will enter Kindergarten in the fall. Amount Awarded: $4,070. Counties Served: Monroe.

Church of Love Faith Center Six-month program to enroll men from the Church of Love Faith Healing Center, other churches, and the community who are diabetic, pre-diabetic, or diagnosed with cardiovascular disease in a weekly program of exercise, education, tools, and group support to make healthy lifestyle changes. Amount Awarded: $14,690. Counties Served: Monroe.

Baden Street Settlement of Rochester Inc. Support three dance teams to increase physical activity for children ages 9 to 13 at three city recreation locations. Amount Awarded: $6,650. Counties Served: Monroe.

Genesee Land Trust, Inc. Support the El Camino 5k Family Fitness Walk in June 2015. This community wide event engages several hundred community members of all ages form the Northeast area of Rochester in physical exercise, healthy food, and community building activities. Amount Awarded: $7,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Garth Fagan Dance Inc. Support an after-school dance class three times a week for city students ages 10-19. The program engages youth through classes taught by Garth Fagan dancers at the peak time of the day for high-risk activities. Amount Awarded: $25,000. Counties Served: Monroe.

Ibero-American Development Corporation Funds for a part-time coordinator, costumes, and healthy snacks for Afro-Latino Dance group, involving children and youth 6 to 18 from the El Camino Neighborhood in weekly exercise and community performances. Amount Awarded: $6,000. Counties Served: Monroe.