The primary mission of the Centerville-Washington Foundation is to support local non-profit organizations for a wide array of charitable purposes in the areas of education, poverty, environment, arts, health and social services. We accomplish this by receiving generous donations from individual contributors, corporate sponsors and legacy donors who desire to make a positive impact in our community.
Thanks to everyone who shared in the celebration honoring Jenell Ross at this year's Founders Event! It was a grand evening, and thanks to your generosity, the Centerville-Washington Foundation was able to grant $2,000 to the Norma J. Ross Memorial Foundation in Jenell's honor. If you missed the program, it is now available to watch […]
The Centerville-Washington Foundation is accepting applications until September 1, 2022, for its Community “Impact” Grant. The grant will award $10,000 to one organization that best demonstrates a unique initiative to serve and improve the lives of residents in the Centerville-Washington Township community. All potential applicants must submit a Grant Request Form (GRF) before consideration. The application […]
Event begins at 5:30 pm at the Golf Club at Yankee Trace on Thursday, October 6, 2022. The Centerville-Washington Foundation Board has selected Ms. Jenell Ross as its 2022 Founders Honoree. A graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Jenell is president of the Bob Ross Auto Group. She has served on numerous boards of several […]
Centerville-Washington Foundation held its Annual Meeting on Wednesday April 13, 2022 at the Central Theatre at Centerville High School. The 2022 Community Support Grant Recipients and 2021 Community Impact Grantee, the Washington Township RecPlex, were celebrated. The $10,000 grant to the RecPlex is funding the revitalization project for the ponds, docks, aeration system and kayak […]
The word “community” implies fellowship and sharing. A “community foundation” is a tax-exempt public charity built on the concept of people helping people to improve the quality of life in a particular geographic area. More than 700 community foundations nationwide serve their individual regions.
Individuals, through gifts and bequests, establish permanent endowment funds and other types of funds with their community foundation to help respond to emerging community issues and opportunities.
Established in 1998, the Foundation offers you the opportunity to improve the quality of life in the Centerville-Washington Township community.
Designed for permanence and the benefit of the Centerville-Washington Township area, the Foundation is the vehicle for caring people who want to support local charities, scholarships and community change, not just today but long past their lifetimes.
The Centerville-Washington Foundation is a way to help yourself as you help your community.
Your needs and opportunities are uniquely yours.
No two people have exactly the same charitable interests or same financial situation.
We understand the spectrum of people we serve. Some have modest means, while others have substantially more. Some wish to direct precisely which charities will benefit, yet others want the Foundation to decide, based on the community’s changing needs. Some need to earn income from the assets they wish to donate to charities, and others do not.
The Centerville-Washington Foundation understands your needs and will work to find exactly the right methods for you.
Our foundation is a component of The Dayton Foundation, which serves the Greater Miami Valley area. Our unique team approach allows the Centerville-Washington community to benefit from local leadership and profit from resources pooled with others in the area for investment growth. All this translates into additional donor services and expertise for you.