Current Grant Opportunities

The following funds currently are accepting grant applications. For additional information about applying for a Dayton Foundation grant, or services available for local nonprofits, visit the For Not-for-Profits section.




Deadline: December 3, 2018

Greenlight Grants℠ Cycle Four

The Dayton Foundation is seeking grant applications for its next cycle of Greenlight Grants. Greenlight Grants are small, quick grants awarded to local, nonprofit organizations in need of funding for special projects, program expansions, capital improvements or capacity building, and are not for ongoing operations.

» Download the fund criteria and application »



Deadline: January 4, 2019

Centerville Washington Foundation

Centerville-Washington Foundation is seeking grant applications for a $10,000 Community Impact Grant awarded to one organization that best demonstrates a unique initiative to serve and improve the Centerville-Washington Township community.

» Click here to learn more. »



Deadline: January 25, 2019

The Della B. Gardner Fund (Middletown Only)

The Della B. Gardner Fund of The Dayton Foundation will provide grants for the care and aid of deserving seniors in need residing within the City of Middletown.

» Download the fund criteria and application »



Deadline: Rolling Application

Greater Dayton Brain Health Foundation

Greater Dayton Brain Health Foundation accepts grant requests for projects that will enhance the recovery and well-being of people experiencing mental, addiction and/or dementia brain disorders.

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Deadline: Rolling Application

Mark A. Kreusch Memorial Fund

The Mark A. Kreusch Memorial Fund accepts grant requests to enrich the lives of children by investing in programs, facilities and services that provide children the opportunities and resources to grow, learn and play in a safe and healthy environment.

» Download the fund criteria and application »



Deadline: Rolling Application

The VISIONS Endowment Fund

The VISIONS Endowment Fund accepts grant requests from any teacher or staff member in the Vandalia-Butler City School System for a project or program benefiting students in a particular school or classroom.

» Download the fund criteria and application »



See a full listing of Dayton Foundation funds that accept grant requests from not-for-profit organizations and learn how to apply on our Funds that Accept Grant Requests page.

Learn how to apply for a Dayton Foundation discretionary grant.

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File date: 11.15.18

HERE TO HELP

Michelle Brown

“Have a question about our discretionary grants process or other resources for your nonprofit? Contact our Grants and Programs department.” Michelle Brown, program officer, (937) 225-9965

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