The Community Foundation looks forward to hearing from you.
If you are interested in applying for funding, please visit our Grants or Scholarships sections. For details about open positions at the Foundation, please see our Employment page.
There are many ways to connect:
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Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14702
To email or call a specific staff member, please visit our staff directory.
The Community Foundation staff is composed of individuals who combine professional expertise with a love of living and working in the Rochester area. Use the links just below to jump to a specific team section.
President & CEO
Email Jennifer or call 585.271.4277 to initiate contact with the Community Foundation.
Jennifer has led the Community Foundation since 1993; since then, the Foundation has grown more than six-fold. Before moving to Rochester, Jennifer served as a national writer and consultant in philanthropy and as vice president of the California Community Foundation in Los Angeles. Read more about Jennifer »
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Email Norma or call 585.271.4277 to schedule an appointment with Jennifer Leonard or for information about the Foundation.
Dana K. Miller
Vice President, Advancement
Email Dana or call 585.341.4390 if you are interested in establishing a charitable fund or if you have questions about professional advisor services and seminars.
Philanthropic Services Associate
Email Kate or call 585.341.4337 to update your contact information or ask questions about DonorCentral or donor events.
Maura Monley Baron
Email Maura or call 585.341.4407 if you have a question about an established fund or creating a fund.
Email Joy or call 585.341.4412 with questions on our outreach in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties.
Senior Director, Philanthropic Services
Email Lauren or call 585.341.4308 about services for donors, including growing your fund.
Email Danica or call 585.341.4331 with questions about Professional Advisor events or creating a new fund.
Senior Program Services Administrator
Email Lynny or call 585.341.4354 with questions on advised or Charitable Checking AccountSM grant recommendations.
Kayleigh Rae Stampfler
Major Gifts Officer
Email Kayleigh or call 585.341.4409 to discuss a new gift or the various fund options available.
Lauri Van Hise
Director, Endowment Initiative
Email Lauri or call 585.341.4408 with questions about how endowment best supports our community.
Vice President, Communications
Email Mary or call 585.341.4351 for media inquiries or questions about any of our publications.
Multimedia Marketing Associate
Email Julie or call 585.341.4353 for any questions or suggestions regarding our website or to request a logo.
Email Isha or call her at 585.341.4346 with questions about our events or to RSVP for donor or professional advisor events.
Vice President, Community Programs
Email Hank or call him at 585.341.4368 with questions about grantmaking and community leadership activities.
Scholarship and Grants Associate
Email Lori or call her at 585.341.4357 with questions about scholarships or grantmaking related to Wayne County or the John F. Wegman Fund.
Director, Community Programs
Email Pat or call her at 585.341.4355 with questions about grant opportunities in the areas of health, aging, and basic needs.
Email LaKeya or call her at 585.341.4348 with general questions about our grantmaking process and to sign up for the quarterly e-blast for grantees, News You Can Use.
Email Mairéad or call her at 585.341.4350 with questions about grantmaking to support academic achievement, Feinbloom Supporting Foundation funding opportunities, and the Greater Rochester After-School Alliance.
Email Mary or call her at 585.341.4352 with questions about ACT Rochester and grantmaking related to environment and women's issues.
Email Saúl or call him at 585.341.4356 with questions about grant opportunities in arts and culture, historical preservation, and NeighborGood grants.
Amy S. Vars, CPA
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Email Amy or call her at 585.341.4380 with questions regarding fund balances or investments.
Receptionist and Senior Administrative Assistant
Email Marlene or call her at 585.341.4333 to put you in touch with the appropriate staff member who can best answer your questions and for general information about the Community Foundation.
Development Associate and Property Manager
Email Gail or call her at 585.341.4332 for information about Foundation properties.
Jeffrey J. Hand
Email Jeff or call him at 585.341.4341 if you encounter problems with the Foundation's email or phone system.
Email Karen or call her at 585.341.4342 with questions about your fund statements.
Email Patty or call her at 585.341.4370 with questions with questions about gifts to the Foundation or if you have a problem with an online donation.
Email Nicole or call her at 585.341.4391 with accounting questions.
Financial Services Administrator
Email Teresa or call her at 585.341.4340 with questions about accounts payable.
Dr. Seanelle Tracy
Executive Director, Quad A for Kids
Email Sean or call her at 585.341.4301 with questions about Quad A's after-school programs.
Coordinator, Rochester's Child
Email Nancy or call her at 585.341.4411 with questions about grant opportunities in early childhood and education.
Senior Director, ACT Rochester
Email Ann or call her at 585.341.4361 with questions about data compiled by ACT Rochester on key indicators of our region's well-being.
Rochester Area Community Foundation offers career opportunities at various times in the areas of administration, communications, community programs, advancement, finance, grants, and philanthropic services. The Community Foundation also is engaged in a variety of partnerships that occasionally create new positions.
At this time, there are no job opportunities with the Community Foundation, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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500 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
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500 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
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An initiative of the Community Foundation, ACT Rochester uses data to assess our region on nine key indicators of well-being.