THE MISSION of the Rochester Area Foundation is to strengthen community philanthropy by promoting responsible and informed giving and to assist donors in meeting their charitable objectives.
THE FOUNDATION is dedicated to using its resources to improve the quality of life, promote greater equality of opportunities, and to develop effective methods to assist those in need in the greater Rochester area.
THE ROCHESTER AREA FOUNDATION makes grants in the fields of arts and culture, community development, education, human services and recreation.
Our Annual Report
2011 Annual report is available by clicking here
- Audited financial statements are available here (PDF) and at the Rochester Area Foundation office.
- IRS Form 990 is available for review at the Rochester Area Foundation office.
- Investment managers list and Investment Committee names are available for review at the Rochester Area Foundation office.
Click Here to view some of our faithful benefactors.
Rochester Area Foundation meets National Standards for operational quality, donor service and accountability in the community foundation sector.