April 24, 2017

Five Area Nonprofits Awarded Dayton Foundation Greenlight Grants

The Dayton Foundation has awarded 5 Greenlight Grants totaling $17,620 to area not-for-profits. Launched in 2016, Greenlight Grants is a competitive funding program held quarterly for Greater Dayton nonprofits seeking quick, small grants for special projects, program expansions, capital improvements or capacity building. Grants are approved to promote efforts in the areas of arts and culture, health, education, human services, philanthropy and other community-building endeavors.

The following organizations were awarded Greenlight Grants in March:

Black Brother and Black Sisters Involvement ($3,500): help purchase training materials and supplies for new STEM activities as part of a summer mentoring program for Dayton Public School students.

Brunner Literacy Center ($3,700): help promote the Center’s tutoring and educational support programs through audio messages broadcasted on RTA buses.

Epiphany Lutheran Church ($3,000): assist in expanding its Storybook program, which records inmates reading children’s books, with the recordings and books sent to the inmates’ children.

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley ($4,420): assist in purchasing equipment to livestream the Radio Reading Service’s daily broadcasts over the Internet.

The Muse Machine ($3,000): help hire outside consultants to assist with an endowment-building campaign plan for the Advanced Teacher Training Seminar.

The deadline to submit an application for the next Greenlight Grant cycle is Thursday, June 1, 2017. Full eligibility requirements, guidelines and application are available at http://www.daytonfoundation.org/greenlightgrnts.html.

For more information about grant opportunities available through The Dayton Foundation, visit www.daytonfoundation.org , or contact Michelle Brown, program officer, at (937) 225-9965 or mbrown@daytonfoundation.org.

Read more about Dayton Foundation grants at work in the community on our Grants in Action page.

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File date: 04.27.17

IN HIS WORDS

Michelle Brown

“Have a question about our grants process or other resources for your nonprofit? Contact our Grants and Programs department.” Michelle Brown, program officer, (937) 225-9965

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