Dayton Chamber


Education and Public Improvement Foundation

The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Education & Public Improvement Foundation (EPI) is a business community foundation established in 1984 (501c3).

The foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Dayton region by supporting initiatives and projects enhancing economic development and community awareness.

Economic Development

The EPI Foundation is committed to the concept that a viable, strong economic base directly enhances the quality of life.

Leadership Development

Leadership is a critical element in the vitality of the Dayton region. The development of successful, competent leaders provides an ongoing resource for the community.

Community Awareness

The EPI Foundation is attuned to the competition our region faces from throughout the U.S. and around the world. Economic stability and growth require a strong commitment to the identity of our community.

What are the guidelines?

EPI welcomes inquiries from all qualified applicants. Certain funds are specifically earmarked to a particular initiative while other funds are administered at the discretion of the Administrative Committee. The committee approves project applications through a review process involving staff and the Administrative Committee. The reviews are done on a quarterly basis.

For more infomation please contact:

Linda Ashworth, Executive Director EPI Foundation

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