Our Grant Process – 2022

Our 2022 Grant Cycle has concluded – please see our list of awardees on our News page.


The Disability Foundation, a supporting organization of The Dayton Foundation, is pleased to offer a focused Request for Proposal for FY 2022 seeking competitive grants for organizations that provide direct services to, to people living with disabilities. Eligible applicants include 501(c)(3) organizations, governmental non-profit agencies, and academic institutions. 

Grants will be awarded to vetted community-based nonprofits and 501(c)(3) charitable organizations serving individuals living with disabilities that are focused on:

  • Direct services to individual living with disabilities
  • Expansion of Services
  • Purchase of equipment for accessibility
  • Housing
  • Remodeling to enhance accessibility
  • Lasting Equipment
  • Other needs directly related to services

An organization may only submit one grant request. The value of grant(s) awarded to the same organization may not exceed $10,000 in a grant-cycle year.

Proposal Preparation Instructions – Please see application for details.

The deadline for proposal submittal is 5 PM on February 25, 2022.  You must submit your proposal by email.

Applicants will be notified of funding decisions no later than April 30. 2022.

If you are interested in learning more or applying for a grant you will need to review and  submit
the following 2022 forms

Funds for this effort come from investment growth of Retained Funds (the Deceased Beneficiary