September 9, 2019

Draft Protocol for Disbursements from The Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund, LLC Now Available for Public Review

The Draft Final Protocol for distributions from the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund, LLC is now available online at The public is encouraged to review the draft prior to attending one of the public forums next Monday, September 16, from 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m., at Sinclair Community College, 444 West Third Street, Building 12, Dayton, Ohio, 45402.

The Draft Final Protocol has been approved by the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund, LLC’s Community Oversight Committee with the sole purpose of defining the proposed applicant eligibility for victim compensation. Included in the Draft Final Protocol are three categories for applicant eligibility, process and procedures for completing an application and a timeline listing important dates and deadlines.

Members of the Community Oversight Committee will be present at both public forums to listen to comments specifically about the protocol provided by members of the community. This information will be taken into consideration by the Committee as they finalize the protocol and application process. Comments also may be submitted via email now through noon on Friday, September 20 at

For more information or to donate to the fund, visit and click the link for the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund. The Dayton Foundation is waving all administrative fees and paying all credit card processing fees so that 100 percent of the fund will be used to help others.

About the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund

Immediately following the Oregon District mass shooting that occurred on August 4, 2019, the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund was established by The Dayton Foundation to accept charitable donations with the intent that the money raised would assist the victims who were physically injured and the families of the victims whose lives were taken. Donations to the fund may be made online at, by texting DAYTON to 20222 for a one-time $10 donation, or by sending a check to The Dayton Foundation (please note the new address) 1401 S. Main Street, Suite 100, Dayton, OH 45409. “Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund” should be designated on the check or in the credit card form’s fund name field. The Dayton Foundation is waiving all administrative fees and paying all credit card processing fees for donations to the fund. One hundred percent of all contributions to the fund will assist the families whose loved ones were taken and individuals who were severely injured in the August 4 Oregon District mass shooting.

About The Dayton Foundation

The Dayton Foundation is the regional community foundation for Greater Dayton. Since its establishment in 1921, the Foundation has helped people to help others, managing more than 3,700 charitable funds that have provided more than $920 million in grants to nonprofits locally and nationwide. Ranked among the top 5 percent of all community foundations in the nation for total assets, The Dayton Foundation is second among them in the number of charitable funds and third in the number of grants awarded. More information about The Dayton Foundation is available at or follow the Foundation on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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File date: 09.06.19

Mike Parks

“While the fund will not heal the pain nor cover the costs or hardships of the individuals impacted, it is a small way that charitably-minded people can help.” – Michael M. Parks, president of The Dayton Foundation

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