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On this page, individuals can find reputable charities or charitable funds to contribute to during times of tragedy or disaster. See the latest sources below.


COVID-19 Response Fund for Greater Dayton

COVID-19 Response Fund for Greater Dayton

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Dayton Foundation and the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, along with a coalition of philanthropic, government and other individual partners, joined together to establish the COVID-19 Response Fund for Greater Dayton. To date, the fund has awarded more than $2M to assist nonprofits that are helping our most vulnerable populations impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Individuals, businesses, foundations and organizations may make charitable contributions to the fund, which will continue help provide flexible resources to nonprofits still responding to the aftermath.

» Give to the COVID-19 Response Fund for Greater Dayton or keep up with the impact


Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund

Tornado Cleanup

The Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund was established in response to the devastation left in the wake of tornadoes that swept through Greater Dayton on May 27. The fund allows The Dayton Foundation to distribute funds to charitable organizations that are addressing long-term and immediate needs for our friends and neighbors affected by these storms, and assisting in rebuilding and recovery efforts in our region. One hundred percent of donations to the fund will be distributed to vetted nonprofit organizations that are helping others get back on their feet after catastrophic events, now and in the future.

» Give to support community relief and rebuilding efforts »


Memorial Fund for the Oregon District

Memorial Fund for the Oregon District

The City of Dayton has convened a committee and created the Memorial Fund for the Oregon District through The Dayton Foundation to explore the establishment of a permanent memorial to commemorate, honor and remember the victims of the Oregon District mass shooting.

» Give to the Memorial Fund »


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File date: 10.22.21

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Jill Koorndyk

Have a question about awarding a grant from your fund or finding a charity that meets your charitable interests? We can help.”  
Jill Koorndyk, director, Donor Services, (937) 225-9944

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