DAYTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation Board has approved 55 grants totaling $1.2 million and is awarding its Signature Grants to local Miami Valley organizations.
The grants approved by the DP&L Foundation Board will help fund a number of programs for Miami Valley organizations, including: the Air Force Museum Foundation; Aullwood; Big Brothers Big Sisters (Miami Valley, Mercer/Auglaize and Shelby/Darke Counties); Cox Arboretum Foundation; Daybreak; Dayton Art Institute; Dayton Contemporary Dance Company; East End Community Services; The Foodbank; Habitat for Humanity (Greater Dayton and Preble County); St. Vincent De Paul Services, United Way of Greater Dayton and YWCA of Dayton.
“The DP&L Foundation makes significant contributions to programs that make a difference in communities DP&L serves,” said DP&L President and CEO Derek A. Porter. “Our commitment to the Miami Valley is visible in these grants, which continue to enhance the quality of life for our customers.”
The 2014 grants include six Signature Grants, a program the DP&L Foundation initiated last year to support new or innovative initiatives by our community partners. The Signature Grants, including one $100,000 grant, will be announced in January 2015.
Since its founding in 1985, the Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation has awarded in excess of $33 million in grants.
For more information about investments made in the community by the Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation, visit our website.
About The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation
The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation established in 1985 to invest in our communities and contribute to the improvement of the overall quality of life. The DP&L Foundation focuses its contributions in the following strategic contribution areas: Economic Development, Arts & Culture, Health & Human Services, and Education. Since its inception, The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation has made gifts in excess of $33 million. To learn more, please visit www.dpandl.com/community.