What We Do
The Dayton Foundation is a community foundation that has been helping people help others in the Greater Dayton Region since 1921.
We provide unmatched services, resources, support and counsel to help individuals achieve their charitable giving goals; we assist other nonprofits by funding important initiatives and offering our expertise to help them operate more effectively; and we're helping build a better Dayton by identifying important issues and bringing together the people and organizations who can solve them.
Whether you are an individual, financial advisor, nonprofit organization or someone wanting to make a difference, The Dayton Foundation can help you help others.
IMPROVING OUR REGION'S QUALITY OF LIFEWe support donors and charitable organizations whose interest is to improve our region's quality of life by:
helping donors and their advisors develop the best and most tax-wise, customized and effective charitable giving plans;
Read more about the Foundation's facts and recent accomplishments.
Convening Others for Our Community's BenefitThe Dayton Foundation also brings together community leaders and not-for-profit organizations to strengthen our community by:
identifying emerging problems and opportunities in our region and
Employing Charitable-Giving Experts to Help Charitable PeopleOur team of professional and support staff is committed to:
helping donors make a difference in our community and with the charitable organizations they care about;
Let us help you realize your charitable dream simply and efficiently. Learn more about our staff on the Who Here Can Help You page.
To read informative articles about donors and our work with not-for-profit organizations, access current and archived issues of Good News, our general newsletter. You also may read donors' stories by clicking here.
Got a question? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.
The Dayton Foundation has met all national standards for U.S. community foundations and is accredited by The Council on Foundations and the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations. Read more about our accreditation and standards.
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File date: 11-05-2012