Dayton Power & Light Company Foundation Awards $270,000 in Signature Grants to Dayton Area Non-Profit Organizations
DAYTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation today is presenting four Signature Grants to Miami Valley non-profit organizations.
“DP&L believes these Signature Grants will make a significant difference for our customers and the communities we serve”
The Signature Grants are aimed at new or innovative special projects or programs by our long-time community partners. The DP&L Foundation awards at least two signature grants each year – one at the $100,000 level and one at $50,000 level.
“DP&L believes these Signature Grants will make a significant difference for our customers and the communities we serve,” said DP&L President and CEO Derek A. Porter. “The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation acknowledges organizations that enhance the quality of life through arts and culture, economic development, education and health and human services.”
The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation and DPL employees believe it is important to be actively involved in our community. DPL Employees, their family members and others volunteer their time and talents in community organizations throughout the year.
The recipients of the 2014 Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation Signature Grants are:
- Culture Works will receive $50,000 for the power2give matching funds – empowering individual donors to give directly to a variety of local arts, science and history projects.
- WYSO Public Radio will receive $50,000 to fund a local Dayton Business and Economics Reporter to expand coverage for the Dayton Region.
- The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance will receive $70,000 to support innovation by continuing to energize and engage audiences of all ages through groundbreaking performances.
- Victoria Theatre Association will receive $100,000 for the Next Stage Campaign – assisting with the sustainability of Dayton’s well-loved arts facilities as an artistic hub and an economic driver in our community for generations to come.
“The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation Board shares a common vision with the recipients of these Signature Grants – supporting the Miami Valley in a meaningful way,” said Foundation Board Chairman Tim Rice.
Since The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation was founded in 1985, it has awarded in excess of $31 million in grants.
For more information about investments made in the community by the Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation, visit our website.