(ACTIVE) Margaret and Vito D’Ambruso Fund

Categories: Children, Health, Quick Review


To help children who suffer from disfigurement or incapacitation from congenital abnormalities, genetic conditions, illness, or accidents and who require corrective treatment, specialized equipment, or adaptive capital improvements that their families cannot afford.

Typical Grant Size

Up to $5,000

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be classified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization, a 509(a)(1) public organization, or have a fiscal sponsor for the request.

Grant funds must benefit children residing in the Community Foundation’s eight-county region around Rochester, NY (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties).

Grants will be paid through a nonprofit organization working with the family. Limit one per family.

Application Due Date(s)

Rolling applications; no deadline. Applications are reviewed in the order they are received.


Please email the contact listed below for application instructions.

Notification Date(s)

Typically within two weeks of receiving the application.


Berta Rivera
Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607-1912

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