Agency Partners

2018 Allocation: $9,000
An informal educational program through which parents, interested adults, and youth help young people develop confidence, social, skills, decision-making abilities, and physical skills necessary for richer, responsible lives.
Phone: (573) 634-2824

ABLE Learning Center
2018 Allocation: $10,000
Teaches adults and middle school students to read or improve reading skills. Uses volunteers as tutors and supplies all materials needed. All services provided confidentially.
Phone: (573) 636-5558

American Red Cross,
Heart of Missouri Chapter

2018 Allocation: $93,000
Provides communication services for military personnel and their families, and disaster education and assistance to individuals and responders. Offers health and safety and aquatics training.
Phone: (573) 635-1132

Boy Scouts of America,
Great Rivers Council

2018 Allocation: $30,000
Service agency for youth, instilling character and citizenship responsibilities, provides leadership training, and teaches life skills to boys and young men and women.
Phone: (800) 726-8852

Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson City
2018 Allocation: $87,500
Helps youth from all backgrounds develop qualities to become responsible, successful citizens and leaders through academic, physical and social development programs.
Phone: (573) 634-2582

Capital City CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
2018 Allocation: $15,000
Advocates for the "best interests" of abused and neglected children within the 19th Judicial Circuit of Cole County based on the firm belief that children are entitled to a safe and permanent home environment.  This is accomplished through trained and dedicated volunteers who are assigned to specific cases and, in cooperation with the Juvenile Court, key agencies, legal counsel and community resources. 
Phone: (573) 893-2272

Capitol Projects (Sheltered Workshop) 
2018 Allocation: $12,000
Provides meaningful employment in accommodating setting for the disabled in the Jefferson City area.
Phone: (573) 634-3660

Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association
2018 Allocation: $15,000
Multifaceted organization that educates, provides crisis response, supports and advocates for foster and adoptive children, youth and families in central Missouri.
Phone: (573) 298-0258

Community Health Center of Central Missouri
2018 Allocation: $45,000
Provides medical, dental and mental health services to residents of Cole, Osage, and Moniteau counties regardless of the patient's ability to pay.
Phone for Cole County:

(573) 632-2777
Phone for Osage County:

(573) 897-4946
Phone for Moniteau County:

(573) 796-2163

Compass Health Network
2018 Allocation: $120,000
Provides a continuum of community mental health services, including individual counseling, marital and family counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, psychiatry and medication services, and adolescent substance abuse counseling.
Phone: (573) 634-3000

Council for Drug Free Youth
2018 Allocation: $55,000
Educates and informs the community about the problem of underage drug use. Works to bring together parents, schools, law enforcement, businesses, churches, and teens to find ways to encourage teen-agers to be drug and alcohol-free.
Phone: (573) 636-2411

Dental, Eye, and Shoe Program 
2018 Allocation: $19,000
Provides dental examinations and necessary dental work, complete eye examinations and treatment for infections and injuries, eyeglasses and repairs for low income children. Shoes are provided to low-income school children through vouchers for use at local stores. Referrals are made by school nurses and principals.
Phone: (573) 761-6204

Dreams to Reality 
2018 Allocation: $15,000
Helps low-income women meet their employment goals and build self-confidence by providing appropriate interview and business apparel, motivation and follow-up support.
Phone: (573) 681-9675

Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland 
2018 Allocation: $30,000
Helps girls ages 5-17 develop confidence and leadership skills while discovering fun, friendship, and the power of girls together.
Phone: (573) 893-5505

Homemaker Health Care
2018 Allocation: $30,000
Outreach services include volunteer respite, volunteer transportation, and medical equipment for temporary use.
Phone: (573) 635-6603

Jefferson City Area YMCA
Child Development Center

2018 Allocation: $20,000
Provides education and care for children ages birth to five. Assists children in four developmental areas: social, emotional, cognitive, and physical.
Phone: (573) 761-9000

Little Explorers Discovery Center (Formerly Jefferson City Day Care Center)
2018 Allocation: $160,500
Day care center licensed for 99 children ages birth to 10. Has sliding fee scale and accredited early childhood education program.
Phone: (573) 636-6461

Missouri Valley Big Brothers
Big Sisters

2018 Allocation: $80,500
Mentoring organization that provides a one-to-one match with adult volunteers and children ages 6-14, primarily from single-parent homes. Offers community-based and school/site-based match opportunities.
Phone: (573) 634-3290

Osage County Community Living 
2018 Allocation: $20,000
Provides disabled persons in Osage County with housing and services specially designed to meet their physical, social, and psychological needs. Services include transportation, social activities, and personal assistance.
Phone: (573) 897-2991

Rape and Abuse Crisis Service (RACS) 
2018 Allocation: $109,000
Provides shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their families. Services include a 24-hour hotline, counseling, support groups, advocacy, and referrals.
Phone: (573) 634-8346 or 24-hour Crisis Hotline: (800) 303-0013

Salvation Army 
2018 Allocation: $132,000
Provides assistance to low-income individuals and families in crisis. Operates homeless shelter and offers emergency food, clothing, medicine, rent and utility assistance, as well as character-building programs for youth and adults, counseling and referrals. Also provides seasonal assistance at Christmas, visits to individuals in nursing homes, and distributes school supplies to needy children.
Phone: (573) 635-1975

Senior Nutrition Council
2018 Allocation: $50,000
Provides nutritionally-balanced meals to homebound adults ages 60 or older. Congregate meals are provided at Clark and Capital Mall sites.
Phone: (573) 634-8020 Clark site

*The Capital Mall site has closed. An alternate location will be finalized soon; stay tuned for more.

Special Learning Center
2018 Allocation: $134,000
Provides pre-school programs for children ages birth to six with and without developmental disabilities. Services include physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Transportation and sign language classes available.
Phone: (573) 634-3070

The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri
2018 Allocation: $44,000
Coordinates a bulk food warehouse for the collection and distribution of food to area pantries, soup kitchens, and other charities. Food is received by corporate donation or purchased with donated funds.
Phone: (800) 764-3663

Tri-County YMCA
2018 Allocation: $10,000
Offers programs for children, adults, and seniors that develop body, mind, and spirit. Programs include day camp, swimming lessons, and school age child care.
Phone: (573) 348-9230