Non-Profit Grants

Our 2023 Grant Cycle will launch January 3, 2023.

The Disability Foundation, a supporting organization of The Dayton Foundation, is pleased to offer a focused Request for Proposal for FY 2022 seeking competitive grants for organizations that provide direct services to, to people living with disabilities. Eligible applicants include 501(c)(3) organizations, governmental non-profit agencies, and academic institutions. 

Grants will be awarded to vetted community-based nonprofits and 501(c)(3) charitable organizations serving individuals living with disabilities that are focused on:

  • Direct services to individual living with disabilities
  • Expansion of Services
  • Purchase of equipment for accessibility
  • Housing
  • Remodeling to enhance accessibility
  • Lasting Equipment
  • Other needs directly related to services

An organization may only submit one grant request. The value of grant(s) awarded to the same organization may not exceed $10,000 in a grant-cycle year.

Proposal Preparation Instructions – Please see application for details.

The deadline for proposal submittal is 5 PM on February 24, 2023.  You must submit your proposal by email.

Organizations will receive award decisions no later than April 28, 2023

If you are interested in learning more or applying for a grant you will need to review and  submit the following 2023 forms:

Disability Foundation 2023 – Request For Proposal – Application (MS WORD)

Disability Foundation 2023 – Request For Proposal – Application (pdf version)

Funds for this effort come from investment growth of Retained Funds (the Deceased Beneficiary Fund).

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