The George Rupprecht Fund
The George Rupprecht Fund is held in trust by the St. James
Episcopal Church. The Trustees are the
Rector, Wardens, and Vestry of St. James.
The purpose of this fund it to provide support for care and maintenance
of females, 19 years of age and younger, residing in Genesee County, of
Protestant parentage and faith who are deprived of one or both natural parents
or are placed in the custody of Genesee County Department of Social Services
and are in financial need.
In order to qualify for assistance from the George
Rupprecht Fund, the individual must be:
- Female, age 19 years or younger
- A resident of Genesee County, New York
- Able to show proof of financial need
- Deprived of one or both parents or in the
custody of the Genesee County Department of Social Services
- An active member of a Protestant church,
verified by a letter from the Pastor.
In order to receive on-going support from the Fund, each
Applicant must fill out an application and provide proof of residence in
Genesee County and active church membership on a yearly basis.
Examples of assistance that may be provided to qualified
- Clothing, coats, shoes, and boots
- School-related items
- Fees and tuition for extracurricular activities
- Twin bed and bedding
- Fees or tuition for summer camp
- Christmas gifts
The Rupprecht Fund is not an emergency agency. All requests for support for new and existing
clients are reviewed on a monthly basis.
Pat, Director of Client Services
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 9:30 am to noon
St. James Episcopal Church
405 E. Main St
Batavia, NY 14020
Click Here to download a file that includes:
Instructions for Applying for Assistance and Application