Who Here Can Help You

If you would like general information about The Dayton Foundation, you may call us at (937) 222-0410 or toll free at (877) 222-0410. If you have a specific area of interest, you may want to call one of the following people directly or click on their name to send them an e-mail message.

Information about the grantmaking process, scholarship awards and fund management:

Diane TimmonsDiane Timmons, vice president, Grants and Programs staff liaison for the Vandalia–Butler Foundation, Oakwood Schools Foundation and Wright Library Foundation – (937) 225-9966
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Information about designated grants:

Jo DechJo Dech, program officer– (937) 225-9976
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Information about leadership initiatives:

Barbra StonerockBarbra Stonerock, vice president, community engagement– (937) 225-9951
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Michelle BrownMichelle Brown, program officer– (937) 225-9965
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Information about your Charitable Checking Account:

Alma MatthewsAlma Matthews, Grants and Programs associate – (937) 225-9930
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Sandy Payne

Sandy Payne, donor services associate – (937) 225-9946
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Information about gifting stock, cash or mutual funds to a Dayton Foundation fund or Charitable Checking AccountSM,:

Tracie Boshears Tracie Boshears, senior staff accountant– (937) 225-9967
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How to establish a Charitable Checking Account or endowment fund, or contribute to an existing fund, information about charitable estate planning/deferred and planned giving, or information about establishing or building endowment programs for not-for-profit organizations:

Joe BaldasareJoe Baldasare, vice president, Development – (937) 225-9954
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Whitney BriggsWhitney Briggs, Development officer – (937) 225-9948

Kevin McDonaldKevin McDonald, senior Development officer – (937) 225-9947

Information about applying for a Dayton Foundation scholarship:

Elizabeth HornerElizabeth Horner, scholarship program officer – (937) 225-9955

Michelle BrownMichelle Brown, program officer– (937) 225-9965
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Literature, web site comments, general information about The Dayton Foundation or to request a Foundation speaker for civic/service organizations:

Chris SmithChris Smith, vice president of Marketing and Public Relations – (937) 225-9958

Information about the Foundation’s investment policies:

Steve DarnellSteve Darnell, vice president, Finance – (937) 225-9969
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Information about The Dayton Foundation’s overall operations:

Deborah DulaneyDeborah Dulaney, vice president, Operations – (937) 225-9962
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Information about employment openings and volunteer opportunities:

LaTonia McCaneLaTonia McCane, human resources specialist – (937) 225-9963
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Click here for a complete listing of our staff.

For more information about our affiliated organizations or fund groups:

African-American Community Fund

Whitney BriggsWhitney Briggs, Development officer – (937) 225-9948

Centerville-Washington Foundation, Community Foundation for Kettering, Huber Heights Foundation, Community Foundation of Miami Township, Kettering Education Foundation, Northmont Education Foundation, Miamisburg Schools Education Foundation,National Trail School Foundation, Trotwood Madison Foundation, Visions: An Eye to the Futue Fund, West Carrollton Education Foundation

Janice McLefreshJanice McLefresh – (937) 225-9971
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Dayton-Montgomery County Scholarship Program

Donald ThompsonDonald Thompson, executive director – (937) 225-9942

Karen PoeKaren Poe, coordinator – (937) 225-9952

Montgomery County Ohio College Promise

Gary SmigaGary Smiga, executive director – (937) 225-9922

Physicians Charitable Foundation of the Miami Valley

Nancy HinesNancy Hines, executive director – (937) 225-9973

The Disability Foundation

Kevin HaydeKevin Hayde, executive director – (937) 225-9939

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File date: 10.24.14

IN HIS WORDS

Alan Schaeffer

“The Dayton Foundation is very well staffed with excellent people. They have attorneys and accountants on staff, who can converse knowledgeably with professional advisors about a range of giving options for clients, including gifts of real estate.” – Alan B. Schaeffer, Esq., Pickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling Co. L.P.A.

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