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Highlights: Nearly $500,000 Del Mar Social Innovation Award Bridges the Gap in Senior Programming; Barry R. and Joy A. James Fund: Transforming Lives at Home and Abroad; Initiative Gets Boost with Grants to prevent “summer slide;” Dayton Contemporary Dance Company: Foundation grant helps inspire audiences locally and around the world; Feast of Giving Fund: Ensuring a Dayton Tradition Lasts; Livin’ the Dream Fund: Longtime friends turn blessings into brotherhood of giving
Highlights: Foundation Grant Helps Victoria Theatre Association Elevate Local Arts to ‘The Next Stage;’ The Kuntz Foundation: One Family’s Charitable Legacy Spans Three Centuries; Initiative Receives $200,000, Resources to Lead Higher Education Efforts; The Disability Foundation Announces New Trust Option for Individuals and Families; House of Bread Feeds More Hungry, Touches More Lives, Thanks to Grant; The Waverly Glover Scholarship Fund: Life’s Blessings Inspire Donor to Pay it Forward
Highlights: The Wright Brothers' Home Has a New Owner: The Dayton Foundation Transfers Hawthorn Hill to Dayton History; New Foundation Chair Ellen Ireland: Embracing the Fabric of Our Community; Special Thanks to Jerry Tatar; Homefull's Gettysburg Gateway Shelter Mircro-Farm: Homeless Residents Get Back - and Stay on - Their Feet; Operation 1,000 Cherry Tree Fund: Fund Helps Donor Say 'Thank You' to Our Community; New Fund Option for Donors with IRA Distributions; Grant Makes Plan for Community Conference Center
Highlights: Learn to Earn Dayton: Blazing a Trail to Opportunity; The Pearl A. Dale and Audrey Parker Scholarship Fund: Education Aids Sisters in Overcoming Odds; ScholarshipCONNECT: A New Online Resource for Students; Failure Was Not an Option for Foundation Scholarship Recipient; Mathile College Completion Scholarship; The Maureen Demers Memorial Fund for the Needy: Donor's Last Wish Benefits Those in Need; Center for Tissue, Innovation and Research: Foundation Grant Provides Second Chances at Life; Montgomery County Ohio College Promise Helps "Diamonds in the Rough" Excel; Grants in Action: Grant Makes Plan for Outdoor Amphitheater Come to Life and Foundation Donors' Grants Make Children in Developing Countries Smile
Highlights: The Dayton Foundation Provides Support for Regional Transformation: Goodwill Easter Seals Grows Capacity to Empower People with Disabilities; Air Camp Inspires Kids to Pursue Aviation, Aeronautics and STEM Education; The Disability Foundation Provides Life's Little Extras"; Mary and Richard Pryor Fund Carries on Couple's Legacy of Helping Others; Endowment Funds Help Perpetuate Wife's Legacy, Share Family History; Access to Recreation Initiative Grant: Enhancing Recreation Services for Those with Disabilities; The Donor Next Door: Sara Kimmel Lytle; Oakwood Schools Foundation Welcomes Julie Halpern; The Dayton Foundation Has Gone Mobile; Foundation Wins Regional Awards for Outstanding Public Relations Activities; Donors and Organizations Establish Funds to Help Others; Recent Discretionary Grants Help Build a Better Community; Program helps More Adults Learn to Read, Thanks to Grant; Lunchtime Arts Series Offers "A Bit of Magic"
Highlights: Dayton's Performing Arts Merger: A Creative and Courageous Action Holds Great Promise; New Foundation Chair Jerry Tatar: A Thoughtful View of Our Community and the Foundation's Growing Role; Ray Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund: Love of Work Creates Legacy of Giving; Thanks to Former Chair, Dr. Gary L. LeRoy; From the President: Exciting Developments for a Brighter Future; African-American Community Fund: Celebrating 20 Years of Helping the African-American Community; Tips on Charitable Giving: Charitable Gift Programs Simplified Through Foundation Service; Recent Discretionary Grants Help Build a Better Community; Two New Members Welcomed to The Dayton Foundation Governing Board; Whitney Briggs Joins Development Department; Brighter Tomorrow Foundation Surpasses $542,000 in Grants
Highlights: Foundation Grants Seed Effort, Carillon Park Brings Dayton's Stories to Life; From the President: A Walk Through the Foundation, A Walk Through History; Harry A. Toulmin, Jr., and Virginia B. Toulmin Fund: When the Cupboard Is Bare, The Foodbank Can Help; From Our History File: Stories of Dayton Foundation Donors; Recent Discretionary Grants Help Build a Better Community; Converting a Private Foundation for Easier Charitable Giving; DP&L Stock - The Charitable Option to a Likely Taxable Event; Grant Helps Offer Comforts of Home to Ailing Servicemen and Servicewomen; Individuals with Disabilities Experience New Sights, Sounds, Thanks to Grant; New Endowment Funds
Highlights: College Promise Program: "With Education, All Things Are Possible"; Throughout the Foundation's 90 Years - Giving for Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow; Caring for Alzheimer's Patients Made Easier, Thanks to Dayton Foundation Grant; Mark Andrew Kreusch Memorial Fund: Parents Keep Son's Memory Alive by Helping Other Children Smile; Founders: The Beginning of The Dayton Foundation in 1921; Create a Charitable Legacy by Donating Closely Held Stock; Recent Discretionary Grants Help Enhance Our Community's Future; New Endowment Funds
Highlights: A Tribute to Frederick C. Smith; Virginia Bernthal Toulmin Leaves a Legacy of Good for Greater Dayton; Strengthening the Region's Economy: The Business Perspective on Minorities on Corporate Boards; Grant to Health Ministries Program Helps Save a Life; Peter Osborn Knapp YMCA Camp Kern Scholarship Fund: All Kids Should Experience the Magic of Camp; Tips on Charitable Giving: Converting to a Roth IRA? Consider Making a Meaningful Charitable Gift to Offset Taxes
Highlights: A Passion for Helping People: Dr. Gary LeRoy Is New Board Chair; Special Thanks to Charles A. Jones; The Edward L. and Esther B. Kohnle Fund: Legacy Gift Perpetuates Family Devotion to Community; Becker Family Endowment Funds: Longtime Dayton Company and Family's Legacy of Giving Back; How to Make a Greater Community Impact and Meet Unknown Future Needs; Baseball Is More Than a Game at The Miracle Field: Program Fills Backpacks, Gives Students Boost; Foundation Grant Helps Restore Power, Routine to Residents
Highlights: Foundation Grant to Cityfolk Helps Create Stronger, More Peaceful Dayton Neighborhoods; Dorothea and Donald Spindler Fund: Love of Dayton Spurred Generosity to the Community; The Physicians' Charitable Foundation of the Miami Valley Partners with The Dayton Foundation to Benefit Region with Improved Access to Health Care, Educational Programs; Fund Dedicated to Furthering Thyrsa Frazier Svager's Passion for Education; Grant to Assist Reentry Students: New Program Fills Need for Renewable and Clean Energy Engineers; David A. Saidel Merit Scholarship Fund Celebrates Young Life Cut Short
Highlights: Virginia B. Toulmin: Donor Makes Largest Legacy Gift in Dayton Foundation History; Life Enrichment Center Feeds the Hungry with Help from Foundation Grants; Partnership at Work for The Disability and Brighter Tomorrow Foundations; Performing Artists Bloom in Dayton, Thanks to Josephine Schwarz Funds; New Service for Handling IRA Distributions to Charity; Dayton Foundation Names Vice Chair and Welcomes Two New Board Members
Highlights: Dayton Foundation Grant Helps Daybreak Create a Safe Haven for Homeless Youth; Eichelberger Foundation: Donors with "Common Touch" Leave Uncommon Gift; Wright State University Founder's Passion to Expand College Opportunities Lives On; Uninsured Get Vital Medicines, Thanks to Foundation Grants; Give the Gift of Charitable Giving; Jerry Trimbach Scholarship Fund: Successful Entrepreneur's Education Inspires Fund
Highlights: New Foundation Initiative Brings Crayons to Classrooms; Minority Economic Development Council: Glosing the Gap in Minority Business and Economic Development; Charles A. Jones is New Board Chair; Special Thanks to Fred C. Setzer, Jr.; Dayton-Montgomery County Scholarship Program: Puts College in Reach of Local Students; and the Lura I. McEvoy Fund: "Woman's" Best Friend Inspires Donor's Legacy
Highlights: The Greater Dayton Conservation Fund: Preserving Our Natural Treasures for Future Generations; Trey Melvin: A Young Person's Personal Crusade to Reach Out to People in Need; The Dayton Foundation's Diversity Task Force Enters a New Phase; Cindy Edgar Leaves Legacy of Hope for Children; Neighborhood School Centers Initiative: Pilot Project will Benefit Students, Families, Neighborhood Redevelopment; Greater Dayton Youth Advisory Council Endowment Fund: Letting Youth Decide How to Improve the Lives of Other Young People; Rhythm in Shoes: Foundation Grant Fosters Collaboration, Celebrates 20 Years of Toe-Tapping Good Fun
Highlights: The Wright Brothers' Hawthorn Hill: Donation of a National Treasure; Dayton-Montgomery County Scholarship Program: New Partnership Benefits College-Bound Students and the Community; Vicki D. Pegg Named to Foundation Governing Board; James M. Hewitt Funds Help Youth and Visually Impaired People; Using IRA Assets Tax Free for Charity
Highlights: The Big Picture on the Foundation's Grantmaking; Harmony Campership Fund Helps Kids to Be Kids; Rex Warner Leadership Award: Saluting the Leaders of Tomorrow; Pooled Flexible-Spending Trust: A New Option for Loved Ones with Disabilities; New, Streamlined Grant Application Process for Nonprofits Unveiled
Highlights: New Governing Board Chair Fred C. Setzer, Jr.,: A Focus on Community Service, Collaboration; Zorniger Family Fund: Giving to Others in a Manner that "Just Made Sense"; A Special Thank You to Judy D. McCormick; Foundation Grants Give the Gift of Life Through Art; Special Recognition, Performances Take Center Stage at Biennial Celebration
Highlights: Foundation Partners with Others in the Development of Dayton History; Building for the Future: Anonymous Donors Dedicate Time, Money to Expand Young Minds; Local Architect Encourages Students to Change People's Lives; Foundation's Charitable Checking AccountSM Service Makes Budgeting for Charity Easy; Recent Discretionary Grants Help Build a Better Community
Highlights: Diversity Task Force Update: Local Businesses Test Model to Create More Diverse Workforce; Foundation Grant Nourishes Foodbank; Disability Foundation Helps Individuals Lead Better Lives; Gift That Last; Christine and Marvin Olinsky: Donors Believe in Building Community, Every Day; Deferred Funds Perpetuate Philanthropy; Chief Paul J. Price Scholarship Fund: Public Servantís Legacy of Giving Lives On
Highlights: A New Dayton Foundation Initiative: Neighborhood School Centers; Former NCR Chairman William S. Anderson - Longtime Donor is Catalyst for Innovation; Donald and Virginia Collett - A Life of Labor, a Life of Love, Family Funds Are Donors' Legacy for Giving; Ellen S. Ireland Named to the Governing Board; Charitable Checking AccountSM Service Simplifies Company Charitable Giving Programs; Teachers Bring Cuba into the Classroom, Thanks to Foundation Grant
Highlights: Dayton Foundation Leadership Initiative: Academy Has Profound Impact on Public Education; Sharon and Doug Scholz Prove Giving Is a Work of Heart; Kalaman Scholarship Fund - Community Rallies for Fallen Police Officer; Aviation Trail, Inc., The Sky's the Limit; Using Your Charitable Checking Account Creatively
Highlights: New Governing Board Chair; WWII Flying Ace, Jack Purdy, and his Wife Leave Legacy of Love for Dayton; New Governing Board Members Named; Foundation Grant to Holt Street Miracle Center Gives Help, Hope to Poor Men with Addictions; Huston Clemens Scholarship Fund Turns Tragedy into Hope
Highlights: Newly Retired Board Chair Robert S. Neff; Challenger Legacy Launches Students; Funds Perpetuate Donors' Lifelong Love of Music; Foundation's Legacy Partnership Program Fills Gap for Area Not-for-Profits; Foundation Grant Gives Hopeful Future to Children

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File date: 08-05-2014
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