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African-American Community Fund Grant Application Now Available

I am very pleased to forward the following press release from the African-American Community Fund of the  Dayton Foundation:


July 15, 2016


aacflogoCONTACT: Allyson Johns, (937) 222-0410,
The African-American Community Fund (AACF) of The Dayton Foundation is accepting grant requests for its 2016 grant application cycle. All potential applicants must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) before consideration of a full grant application.  The LOI deadline for this grant cycle is September 5, 2016.  LOIs are available at   
Since its inception in 1992, the African-American Community Fund has contributed more than $3.6 million to more than 300 nonprofits in the Dayton area. A few examples of funded grants include diversity projects, youth initiatives, homeless outreach, cultural events and marketing.  A historical listing of past grant recipients can be found at 

Organizations planning to apply for funding must be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Applications will be accepted from organizations that benefit communities in the Dayton/Greater Miami Valley region.

Additional information is available on the African-American Community Fund’s website at, by e-mail at or by calling The Dayton Foundation at 937.222.0410.  
About the African-American Community Fund:
Established in 1992 as a component fund of The Dayton Foundation, AACF’s mission is to increase organized philanthropy in the African-American community and empower others through giving.

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