Community Grants

We Accept

Grant applications once per year.

The Dayton REALTORS® Foundation accepts grant applications once per year. Applications for 2019 are currently open for projects looking to start in the 2nd Quarter of 2019.

Grants from the Dayton REALTORS® Foundation are made available to local nonprofits, cities and community groups interested in achieving results focused around improving and increasing homeownership, community amenities, and improving business development climate.

 
 
Applicants

10 Principles of Smart Growth.

Grants will be awarded to applicants who meet one or more of the 10 Principles of Smart Growth as advocated by the National Association of REALTORS®.

  1. Building and improving mix land uses
  2. Taking advantage of compact building design (tiny homes, affordable housing, etc)
  3. Creating a range of housing opportunities and choices
  4. Creating more walkable neighborhoods
  5. Fostering distinctive, attractive communities with a strong sense of place
  6. Preserving open space, farmland, natural beauty, and critical environmental areas
  7. Strengthening and directing development towards existing communities
  8. Providing a variety of transportation choices for consumers
  9. Making development decisions predictable, fair, and cost effective
  10. Encouraging community and stakeholder collaboration in development decisions

Download our grant seekers guide for grant guidelines, amounts and eligibility criteria.

Grant Seekers Guide
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Application for 2019

Applications may only be submitted online. Complete the form below to request access to the 2019 grant application. Potential applicants are encouraged to discuss their request with Foundation staff in advance of submission. Please contact Madison Stapleton at 937-610-1447 or ​mstapleton@dabr.com​.

Grants will be accepted on a biannual basis. The first grant period will be between the months of first quarter and second quarter of the year, with projects taking place in the third and fourth quarter of the year. During the third and fourth quarter months, new projects will be accepted, which will take place in the following year’s first and second quarter.

Annual Grant Timeline

For projects taking place in the months between July and December
  • January 1, 2019

    Grant Application Available

  • April 1, 2019

    Grant Applications Due

  • Third Friday of April

    Decision by Foundation Board of Directors and notification of grant status

  • May 1, 2019

    Final award amounts confirmed and disbursed to applicants

Annual Grant Timeline

For projects taking place in the months between January and June
  • June 1, 2019

    Grant Application Available

  • September 1, 2019

    Grant Applications Due

  • Third Friday of September

    Decision by Foundation Board of Directors and notification of grant status

  • October 1, 2019

    Final award amounts confirmed and disbursed to applicants

Application Form
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