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Community Development : Community Foundations

The Dayton Foundation

We Help You Help Others

three stars

83.65

40 N. Main Street Suite 500
Dayton, OH 45423
tel: (877) 222-0410   Web Site
EIN: 31-6027287

Board Leadership
James R. Pancoast
Chair

CEO
Michael M. Parks
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.65 three stars
  Financial 77.97 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Dayton Foundation is the regional community foundation for Greater Dayton. Since its establishment in 1921, the Foundation has helped people to help others, managing more than 3,700 charitable funds that have provided nearly $900 million in grants to nonprofits locally and nationwide. As the region's community foundation, we provide unmatched services, resources, support and counsel to help individuals achieve their charitable giving goals. We assist other nonprofits by funding their efforts and offering our expertise to help them operate more effectively. We're also helping build a better Dayton by identifying important issues and bringing together the people and organizations who can solve them.

The Dayton Foundation is the regional community foundation for Greater Dayton. Since its establishment in 1921, the Foundation has helped people to help others, managing more than 3,700 charitable funds that have provided nearly $900 million in grants to nonprofits locally and nationwide. As the region's community foundation, we provide unmatched services, resources, support and counsel to help individuals achieve their charitable giving goals. We assist other nonprofits by funding their efforts and offering our expertise to help them operate more effectively. We're also helping build a better Dayton by identifying important issues and bringing together the people and organizations who can solve them.

Financial

two stars

77.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.04
  Program Expenses Growth -8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Dayton Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Dayton Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Dayton Foundation (OH) 83.65 three stars
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (NC) 90.07 four stars
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NH) 91.50 four stars
Community Foundation of Collier County (FL) 88.00 three stars
South Dakota Community Foundation (SD) 90.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,838,405
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $321,248
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $28,159,653
   Program Service Revenue $405,631
Total Primary Revenue $28,565,284
   Other Revenue $18,660,487
TOTAL REVENUE $47,225,771
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,309,970
   Administrative Expenses $4,172,775
   Fundraising Expenses $643,980
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,126,725
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $20,099,046
   
Net Assets $300,466,253

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Designated and Advised Grants $17,504,663 78.5%
Program Expenses $1,721,697 7.7%
Scholarship Grants to Colleges and Universities $1,622,043 7.3%
Discretionary Grants $1,461,567 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 83.65 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 83.93 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.56 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.86 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 91.77 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 94.99 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 93.29 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 80.52 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 94.94 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 94.37 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 94.37 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 91.76 four stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 82.67 three stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 88.77 three stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 73.56 two stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 70.46 two stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 81.73 three stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 83.94 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 93.15 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 31-6027287
Name in IRS Master File DAYTON FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1926
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$448,865 1.65% Michael M. Parks President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Dayton Foundation (OH) 83.65 three stars
Community Foundation of Grant County Indiana (IN) 88.09 three stars
Grand Rapids Community Foundation (MI) 86.87 three stars
Common Counsel Foundation (CA) 85.93 three stars
The Pittsburgh Foundation (PA) 91.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Dayton Foundation
40 N. Main Street
Suite 500
Dayton, OH 45423
tel: (877) 222-0410
fax: (937) 222-0636
EIN: 31-6027287

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Board Leadership

James R. Pancoast
Chair

CEO

Michael M. Parks
President

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