December 19, 2017

Nan-c Lynn Moss Vann Joins The Dayton Foundation as Vice President of Grants and Donor Relations

Nan-c Lynn Moss The Dayton Foundation is pleased to welcome Nan-c Lynn Moss Vann as its new Vice President of Grants and Donor Relations. Moss Vann succeeds Diane K. Timmons, who recently retired after serving as the Vice President of Grants and Programs since 2001.

A lifelong Dayton area resident, Moss Vann previously was the Director of Scholarship Initiatives for Wright State University. She also has served as the Director of Development for the College of Liberal Arts and the Director of Annual Giving, University Development. Moss Vann earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Administration from Wright State University where she also is a founding member of the African-American Alumni Society.

Moss Vann is an active community volunteer and has served on the board of the African-American Community Fund of The Dayton Foundation and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, Operation Crossroads African Alumni Network and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Dayton Alumnae Chapter’s first vice president and Ohio State secretary. She also is a member of the Leadership Dayton Class of 2008 and a 2005 recipient of the 40 Under 40.

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 3,500 charitable funds that have provided over $867 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 is available at or follow the Foundation on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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John and Beth Ey

“It’s not about how much money you give. It’s about how to give more effectively. The Dayton Foundation helps us do this. They have expertise to help you grow in your philanthropy over time.”
– John and Beth Ey, Dayton Foundation donors since 1999

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