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    Community impact grants

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    Community impact grants

    Since its founding in 1985, the AES Ohio Foundation has gifted more than $44 million in grants to the community.

    The AES Ohio Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation established in 1985 to invest in our communities and contribute to the improvement of the overall quality of life.


    The AES Ohio Foundation focuses its contributions in the following strategic areas:

    • Fueling poverty reduction
    • Accelerating workforce development
    • Supporting economic development and arts
    • Investing in diversity, equity and inclusion


    The AES Ohio Foundation is the largest corporate foundation in the Dayton region in which every dollar is distributed locally. Grants are strategically focused at improving quality of life, enhancing sustainability of organizations, and engaging volunteerism in area partner organizations.

    In addition to Power Grants, our foundation has recently contributed grants and donations to the following organizations:

    Artemis Center for Alternatives to Domestic Violence

    Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Darke and Shelby Counties

    Boy Scouts, Miami Valley Council

    Boy Scouts, Tecumseh Council

    Boys and Girls Club of Dayton

    Children’s Hunger Alliance

    Clothes That Work

    Crayons to Classrooms


    Family Violence Prevention Center

    The Foodbank

    Freestore Foodbank

    Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

    Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley

    Home is the Foundation

    Yes! For Youth

    Junior Achievement of Dayton

    K12 Gallery and TEJAS

    MAV Youth Mentoring

    Miami Valley Non-profit Collaborative

    Muse Machine

    Noble Circle Project

    Rebuilding Together Dayton

    Ronald MacDonald House Charities Dayton

    Second Harvest Foodbank

    Shango: Center for the Study of African American Art and Culture

    Single Parents Rock

    St. Vincent DePaul Social Services

    The Contemporary Dayton

    (The) Light Foundation

    Therapeutic Riding Institute

    Wesley Community Center

    YMCA, Fayette County



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