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 3,700 charitable funds that have provided nearly $900 million in grants to nonprofits locally and nationwide. As the region's community foundation, we provide unmatched services, resources, support and counsel to help individuals achieve their charitable giving goals. We assist other nonprofits by funding their efforts and offering our expertise to help them operate more effectively. We're also helping build a better Dayton by identifying important issues and bringing together the people and organizations who can solve them.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|84.96 Score


(2/4)|79.92 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|93 Score



Headquarter Address

1401 South Main Street
Suite 100
Dayton, OH 45409