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Supporting Change

Through financial support, advocacy, and crafting new partnerships, the Tait Foundation is deepening the impact of innovative intervention and educational programs and advancing the well-being of under-served children and families in Montgomery County.


Organizations in 2023


 in 2023


Granted since inception in 1955

Funded Organizations for 2023:

Brigid’s Path

Building New Paths for Babies

Daybreak, Inc.

Parenting Program

Dayton Society of Natural History

Dayton’s Dinosaur Education

Elizabeth’s New Life Center

Starting Off Strong

Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley

Child Screening Services

Imagination Library

Montgomery County Programming

Kids in New Directions

2023/2024 FANS After School Program


Re-entering the Prison System

Prevent Blindness Ohio

Star Pupils

Safe Families for Children

Family Care Funds

Kettering Backpack Program

Feeding Our Future

Learn to Earn Dayton

Reading is Lit! Literacy Kits

Preschool Promise

Thrive at 5 Partnership

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As an active but discreet community advocate with multiple community partners, we fulfill our mission through awarding grants that support a measurable approach to advancing the wellness and education of local children. Find more information on our grant application process and qualifications to discern if your program would be eligible for support.

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About the Tait Foundation

Chartered in 1955, the Tait Foundation was born through the philanthropic efforts of Frank M. Tait, a great supporter of the Dayton community and its families. Discover his legacy of the Tait Foundation and its mission to fund early childhood development programs.

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Have Questions?

Whether you want to learn more about our mission, discuss community impact, or have an interest in grants, we want to hear from you. Get in touch with us today!

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