The DP&L Foundation annually donates more than $1 million to a variety of civic, cultural and youth organizations.
The DP&L Foundation was established in 1985 to reinvest in our communities and contribute to the overall quality of life in the Miami Valley.
The investments that we make today will prepare the leaders of tomorrow. Some of the educational organizations we support include:
- Big Brothers/Big Sisters
- Boy and Girl Scouts
- Central State University
- Sinclair Community College
Health & Human Services
DP&L donates to a broad base of health and human service organizations through the United Way in all 24 counties that we serve.
Other service organizations we support include:
- East End Community Services
- The Foodbank
- Red Cross
- Salvation Army
- United Way
We actively reach out to our Miami Valley communities. DP&L works to promote growth in the region through:
- More than 25 area chambers of commerce
- Dayton Development Coalition
In 2007 DP&L was honored by the Ohio Arts Council with the Governor's Award for Business Support of the Arts in Ohio for the company's "holistic and strategic interest in the welfare of the arts community."
A few arts organizations we support:
- Darke County Center for the Arts
- Dayton Art Institute
- Dayton Performing Arts Alliance
- Muse Machine
- Schuster Performing Arts Center
We contribute to year-round organizations as well as countless festivals in our region, including:
- Centerville Americana Festival
- Dayton History
- National Conference for Community and Justice
- Troy Strawberry Festival
- Wilmington Holiday Festival
We extend our gratitude to the community volunteers, elected officials and local businesses that are committed to progress and growth in the Miami Valley. One effort to reinvigorate the Miami Valley’s largest city is the Greater Downtown Dayton Plan to help the city build on its strengths.