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    AES Ohio Foundation Power Grants

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    Power Grants

    Power Grants are aimed at creating long-term community impact by supporting new and innovative programs through local non-profit organizations.

    The AES Ohio Foundation awarded grants totaling more than $1.3 million in 2022, including nearly $900,000 in Power Grants, which are strategic investments aimed at area partner organizations supporting new or continued innovative growth initiatives that 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.

    Fueling poverty reduction

    American Red Cross

    American Red Cross Miami Valley Chapter

    Disaster relief services in our region, including Home Fire Campaign


    East End

    East End Community Services

    Whole family service and wellness hubs



    YMCA of Greater Dayton

    New Northwest Health and Wellness Center



    United Way of Greater Dayton

    Education, income and health programs to our communities through the Strong Families Fund


    Accelerating workforce development


    Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

    Science education designed for students, teachers and families



    YWCA Dayton

    Youth programs and Girls LEAD!



    University of Dayton

    Statehouse Civic Scholars and DC Flyers Student Intern Programs



    Wright State University

    Alternate energy projects, degree completion and student success program


    Supporting economic development and the arts

    Dayton Art Institute

    Dayton Art Institute

    Art education and special exhibitions


    Dayton Live

    Dayton Live

    The Official Energy Sponsor of Dayton Live



    WYSO Public Radio

    Community Voices program and economics and development reporting



    Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

    55th Anniversary Performance Season: Etchings


    Dayton Metro Library

    Dayton Children’s

    On Our Sleeves® children’s mental health and capital campaign



    Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

    Artistic operations and recognition as presenting sponsor of the Masterworks series


    Note to organizations seeking Power Grants

    The AES Ohio 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 one-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.

    Power Grant recipients

    Over the past ten years, the AES Ohio Foundation has awarded 121 Power Grants and one Community Power Grant totaling nearly $9 million to community partner organizations around the Miami Valley, including the recipients list above as well as:

    • Boys and Girls Club
    • Clothes that Work
    • The Contemporary of Dayton
    • Crayons to Classrooms
    • Cultureworks
    • Daybreak
    • Friends of Levitt Dayton
    • Gem City Market
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • K12 Gallery and TEJAS
    • Murphy Theatre
    • Muse Machine
    • Omega Center for Families
    • Rebuilding Together Dayton
    • St Vincent de Paul Social Services
    • Sinclair Community College Foundation
    • ThinkTV Network
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