The DP&L Foundation Board is pleased to announce its first Community Power Grant, $200,000 to the Hope Center for Families. This grant ensures the funding exists so financing can be closed and construction of the Hope Center starts in July 2020.
As the Board looked for impactful projects, they became determined to find a large community project that they could impact. Taking the Power Grants one step further, the Community Power Grant (CPG) is intended “move the needle” on a selected community priority.
The DP&L Foundation awarded grants totaling more than $1.7 million in 2019, including $1.3 million in Power Grants. Power Grants are strategic investments aimed at area partner organizations supporting new or continued innovative growth initiatives which will make a long-lasting impact on the people and communities in the Dayton Region. Collectively, these projects are transforming the landscape of the Miami Valley – attracting businesses, fueling growth, and improving the quality of life for our families and neighbors.
Power Grant Recipients
Over the past seven years, The DP&L Foundation has awarded 79 Power Grants and one Community Power Grant totaling nearly $6.3 million to DP&L’s community partner organizations around the Miami Valley, including (listed in alphabetical order):Note to organizations seeking Power Grants:
DP&L Foundation is committed to awarding at least two Power Grants each year, one at the $100,000 level and one at the $50,000 level. Our commitment for Power Grants is for a 1-year period. Requests for multi-year grants will be considered, but must be applied for and reviewed annually. Additional information may be requested as background for these grant applications. See How to Apply for more information.