The AES Ohio Foundation was established in 1985 to make transformational investments in the communities in our 24-county service territory and is the largest corporate foundation in the Dayton region where every dollar is distributed locally.


Since its inception, the Foundation has invested more than $45.3 million in grant funding to support vital community initiatives. The following community impact grants were awarded in 2023 to the following organizations:


Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley

Boy Scouts, Miami Valley Council

Boys Scouts, Tecumseh Council

Capital Square Foundation

Champaign County Arts Council

Children’s Hunger Alliance

Clothes That Work

Crayons to Classrooms

Darke County Center for the Arts

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery


Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

Dayton History

Violence Free Futures

Freestore Foodbank

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley

Home is the Foundation


Junior Achievement of Dayton

K-12 Gallery & TEJAS

MAV Youth Mentoring

Miami Valley Meals

Miami Valley Nonprofit Collaborative

Muse Machine

National Conference for Community & Justice of Greater Dayton (NCCJ)

Noble Circle Project

Rebuilding Together Dayton

Second Harvest Foodbank of Champaign, Clark & Logan Counties

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

Single Parents Rock

St. Vincent DePaul Social Services

The Foodbank Dayton

Therapeutic Riding Institute

Wesley Community Center