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The Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation

1036 Monroe Ave.

Rochester, NY United States 14620-1725

Telephone: (585) 473-6006


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $18,028,315

Total giving: $594,541






Established in 1979 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Giving to advance the moral, mental, and physical well-being of children of all races and creeds in all parts of the world; and to aid and assist in providing for the basic needs of food, shelter, and education of such children by whatever means and methods necessary or advisable. The foundation provides direct aid and assistance to vulnerable children between the ages of 0-18, including those who are ill, orphaned, disabled, injured, disfigured, abused and malnourished or have limited access to education.

Fields of Interest

  • Child development
  • Child educational development
  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • American Indians
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Female children and youth
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male children and youth
  • Orphans
  • People with hearing impairments
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • People with vision impairments
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $18,028,315 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,045,241

Total giving: $594,541

Qualifying distributions: $918,378