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The Dayton Foundation 2022-2023 Report to the Community

We Help You Help OthersSM - 2023 Report to the Community

We’re pleased to share with you our 2022-2023 Report to the Community, We help you help others.SM Throughout the report, you’ll read about the many ways the Foundation is leading and inspiring change through our fund holders, grantmaking, partnerships and collaborations, and leadership initiatives. We hope you enjoy the report and learn more about The Dayton Foundation and how we help you help others.

Report Highlights

Our Message to the Community

Governing Board Chair David Miller and Dayton Foundation President Mike Parks share highlights from a fiscal year that saw record-breaking grantmaking and the launch of new leadership initiatives. They also share their perspectives on the innovative, collaborative and dynamic work that is on the horizon for the Foundation.

We Help You... Make Dayton Greater for All

Read how we collaborate with community partners to address significant local issues and effect real change in Greater Dayton through our leadership initiatives.

We Help You... Help Others

The 2022-23 Report to the Community shows the collective impact our more than 4,000 donors made last fiscal year on our community – and the world – through their Dayton Foundation funds. Read how a few of these donors are helping others and making a difference for causes important to them.

We Help You... Create Impact through Your Generosity

Check out our financial highlights for fiscal year 2023, including record-breaking numbers for assets, grants and program distributions. From education to health and human services, see which areas of interest Foundation fund holders are directing most of their grant dollars toward.

We Help You... Change Lives and Transform Communities

From July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023, Discretionary and Greenlight GrantsSM totaled $1.1 million. Read about these grants, which are made possible by donors who have provided unrestricted or lightly restricted funds and enable the Foundation to act on opportunities for the community and address pressing needs throughout the region.

We Help You... Help Students Achieve Their Goals

Learn how scholarships from more than 300 Dayton Foundation funds are helping students further their education and pursue their dreams.

Leadership of The Dayton Foundation/Operating Fund Contributors

Meet the Foundation’s Governing Board and senior management team, as well as the generous individuals who contributed to our operating fund. These gifts allow us to undertake critical leadership initiatives and collaborative efforts to benefit our community, maintain and improve services for donors and nonprofit organizations, and ensure the Foundation’s dedication to improving the quality of life throughout the Dayton Region.

Ten Facts to Help You Be in the “Know” about The Dayton Foundation

Learn ten facts about The Dayton Foundation and how we help individuals, organizations and professional advisors help others.