Together with our partner organizations, we strive to positively impact communities in the Dayton Region


Our Contributions


The Charles D. Berry Foundation is proud to support a variety of organizations that are facilitating positive change in our community. We are committed to making an investment in these organizations and the mission-driven work they are keenly focused on in the following areas:

  • Health and Human Services
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Community Enrichment
60
number of organizations supported in 2023
$1.9M+
amount donated in 2023

Grantee Organizations


Through our grantmaking process, the Charles D. Berry Foundation makes grant awards each quarter. Below are the organizations and programs/projects that have been supported in 2023.
Featured image for “4 Paws for Ability”

2023

Replacement of Service Dog Exercise Yards
Community Enrichment
Featured image for “A Special Wish Foundation”

2023

Grant Two Wishes
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Alzheimer’s Association”

2023

Alzheimer's & Dementia Care, Support, and Education
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Artemis Center”

2023

General Operating
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Bach Society of Dayton”

2023

2023 Concert Season & Recording of Concerts for Rebroadcast and Live Stream
Arts
Featured image for “Batta Cats”

2023

Vehicle for Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR)
Community Enrichment
Featured image for “Bike Miami Valley”

2023

West Dayton Bike Share Program Expansion
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Boys & Girls Club”

2023

Creating A 21st Century Club
Education
Featured image for “Brunner Literacy Center”

2023

The Legacy Continues: Empowering Adults Through Literacy - Operating Support
Education
Featured image for “Clothes That Work”

2023

Mobile Outreach Initiative - Capital Campaign
Education
Featured image for “Crayons to Classrooms”

2023

C2C Teacher Resource Center
Education
Featured image for “Daybreak”

2023

Drop In Center
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Dayton Art Institute”

2023

Berry Wing Roof Replacement & Special Exhibition
Arts
Featured image for “Dayton Diaper Depot”

2023

Diapers
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Victoria Theatre Association d.b.a. Dayton Live”

2023

Annual Operating Support & Upgrades to the Green Room Complex
Arts
Featured image for “Dayton Metro Library Foundation”

2023

New Bookmobile
Education
Featured image for “Dayton Peace Museum”

2023

Summer Peace Camp for Youth
Education
Featured image for “Dayton Performing Arts Alliance”

2023

Rebuilding DPAA Audiences Post Pandemic
Arts
Featured image for “Dayton Society of Natural History”

2023

SunWatch Archaeological Park Path
Arts
Featured image for “Diabetes Dayton”

2023

Camp Ko Man She
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Discover Classical (WDPR)”

2023

CD Library Digitization & Operating Support
Community Enrichment
Featured image for “Five Rivers MetroParks Foundation”

2023

Adult Changing Table at Possum Creek
Community Enrichment
Featured image for “Gem City Market”

2023

Sustainable Groceries
Community Enrichment
Featured image for “Girls on the Run”

2023

Financial Assistance for Montgomery County GOTR Participants
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Good Neighbor House”

2023

Medical and Dental Clinic Operations
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Greene County Fish Pantry”

2023

Food Program
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton”

2023

Critical Repair Program
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Hannah’s Treasure Chest”

2023

Operating Support
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Homefull”

2023

Healthy Living Project in West Dayton
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “House of Bread”

2023

Lunch 365 & Boots for Clients
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Kids in New Direction”

2023

Faith, Academics, Nutrition and Social Impact (FANS} Accelerator
Education
Featured image for “League of Women Voters”

2023

Voters Guide
Education
Featured image for “Learn to Earn Dayton”

2023

Summer + Afterschool Collaborative
Education
Featured image for “Learning Tree Farm”

2023

Nature-Based Program Growth & Expansion for Children and Youth
Community Enrichment
Featured image for “Friends of Levitt Pavilion”

2023

Summer Camp and Educational Outreach
Arts
Featured image for “Miami Valley Meals”

2023

Prepared Meal Program
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Miami Valley Nonprofit Collaborative”

2023

Grant Program Capacity Building Training
Community Enrichment
Featured image for “Mission of Mary Cooperative”

2023

Neighborhood Food Council-Empowering Neighbors and Growing Together
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Muse Machine”

2023

Muse Machine Preschool & Elementary Program (URS Residencies)
Education
Featured image for “Omega Community Development Corporation”

2023

Omega CDC/Ohlmann Family Building ADA Accessibility Project
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Pink Ribbon Good”

2023

Simply Fight & No Age No Stage
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Preschool Promise”

2023

STAR Attendance Program
Education
Featured image for “Prevent Blindness”

2023

Vision Care Outreach
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Secret Smiles of Dayton”

2023

Mattresses for Children in Need
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Shoes 4 the Shoeless”

2023

Delivery Truck and Wrapping Costs
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “SICSA”

2023

SICSA Help Center/Safe Pets Programs & Community Veterinary Care Clinic
Community Enrichment
Featured image for “Sidewalk Soldiers”

2023

Expansion and Acceleration
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Sinclair Community College Foundation”

2023

Tartan TOPS Program
Education
Featured image for “St. Vincent de Paul”

2023

Operating Support for Homeless Shelters
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “The Foodbank”

2023

Hunger Relief in the Miami Valley - Operating Support
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “Therapeutic Riding Institute”

2023

Paving for Accessibility
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “ThinkTV”

2023

Move to Include Initiative
Education
Featured image for “United Rehabilitation Services”

2023

Operating Support
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “The Vanguard School”

2023

Charles Berry Scholarship
Education
Featured image for “Victory Project”

2023

Educational Programming
Education
Featured image for “We Care Arts”

2023

ArtWorks Program
Arts
Featured image for “Wright State University Foundation”

2023

Personal Attendant Program
Education
Featured image for “WPCU Sunshine Community Fund”

2023

MoneyMagnifier Student Financial Learning
Education
Featured image for “YMCA”

2023

Annual Campaign (Downtown & West Carrollton Branches)
Health & Human Services
Featured image for “YWCA Dayton”

2023

Children's Programming
Health & Human Services