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Northwest Dayton Partnership issues $1.45 million in grants - $50K goes to Single Parents Rock


Image from the Dayton Daily News has two women holding a giant check made out to Single Parents Rock for $50,000

The information below came from an article by Jeremy P. Kelley in the Dayton Daily News on September 2, 2022. See the full article here.


The Northwest Dayton Partnership awarded $1.45 million in grants to 28 organizations that do work to improve the local community.The grants range from $13,000 to $100,000 and are supported by a recent $8 million investment in the Partnership from Blue Meridian Partners, a national charitable organization.

A Community Review Panel comprised of Northwest Dayton community members reviewed the 70 eligible proposals on several criteria, including history of work in northwest Dayton, strong connection with community needs, outcome measurements and community partnerships.

The grants covered the following topic-based areas: High-quality K-12 education: eight proposals funded for an investment of $328,348 (23% of total); Early childhood education: three proposals funded for $165,000 (11% of total); Health & wellness (food access, health, social, and community supports): 10 proposals funded for $622,652 (43% of total); Place-based community development (physical/housing, neighborhood & built environment): five proposals funded for $253,000 (17% of total); Racial & economic mobility: two proposals funded for an investment of $81,000 (6% of total).

Northwest Dayton Partnership grant recipients $100,000 — Miami Valley Child Development Centers, YMCA of Greater Dayton; $80,000 to $90,000 — The Conscious Connect Redevelopment Corporation, The National Conference for Community and Justice of Greater Dayton, The Foodbank; $70,000 to $75,000 — Rebuilding Together Dayton, Young Life (dba Dayton Urban Young Life), Miami Valley Meals, Trauma Informed Birth Education Perinatal and Parenting Support Cooperative; $47,000 to $55,000 — Black Brothers Black Sisters, Valens Solutions, Daybreak, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, House of Bread, Miami Valley Leadership Foundation, Parity, Single Parents Rock, Five Rivers Health Centers, Today’s Babies Tomorrow’s Future; $22,000 to $30,000 — Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio (dba Miami Valley Urban League), Dayton Society of Natural History, Hatch Architects Design Center, Habitat for Humanity, Shoes 4 the Shoeless, The Risen Empowerment Resource Center; $13,000 to $19,000 — Learning Tree Farm, Little Hearts Schoolhouse Mentoring and Community Services, Unified Power.



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