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The Region’s Oldest and Largest Community Foundation

We're helping to build a better community through personalized charitable giving services, grant opportunities for nonprofit organizations, scholarships for aspiring students and collaborations with others to solve community issues.

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The Dayton Foundation and our growing family of fundholders are making a difference both near and far.


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Michelle Lovely, Senior Vice President of Development and Donor Services

Tania Arseculeratne, Senior Community Engagement Officer

Nakia Lipscomb, Senior Director of Development

Marianne Requarth, Director of Development

Michelle Lovely, Senior Vice President of Development and Donor Services

Michelle Lovely
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