Our Story (History/Timeline)

This section will serve as a historical place on our website for our landmark year in 2021. Continue to discover interesting facts about the Foundation, including a timeline cataloging highlights from our first 100 years, links to centennial news and stories from our 100 Gifts to the Community campaign.

Look back at some meaningful highlights in the Foundation's history.

More information about The Dayton Foundation’s history is available in A Force for Good: 100 Years of Momentum.

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Our Story Is the Stories of Our Donors

Explore some of our donor stories from the past 100 years that have shaped The Dayton Foundation into the region’s leading community foundation.