Growing a Film Industry

FilmDayton is honored to partner with The Dayton Foundation in building our infrastructure to make our community more film-friendly an attract some of the projects that will be coming here through the generous Ohio Motion Picture Tax Incentive. The Dayton Business Journal highlighted the partnership in a recent article with information taken from The Dayton Foundation press release.

FilmDayton is excited about this partnership which will help us take our programming to the next level. If you’d like to support our initiative to launch film commission programming, please donate today.

From The Dayton Foundation press release:

During the second half of 2012, The Dayton Foundation awarded nearly $22.2 million in grants from donor funds to a wide variety of charitable organizations in the Greater Dayton Region and beyond. A portion of this amount was made through the Foundation’s discretionary grants program, which a number of donors have made possible by providing unrestricted or largely unrestricted funds to The Dayton Foundation to be able to act on opportunities for the community and address pressing needs throughout Greater Dayton.

Discretionary grants are approved by the Foundation’s Governing Board to promote efforts in the areas of arts and culture, health, education, human services, philanthropy and other community-building endeavors in Greater Dayton. Recently the Foundation made $135,000 in discretionary grants to assist the following organizations in helping Greater Dayton.

FilmDayton ($10,000): To assist in promoting the Dayton Region as a destination for film and television production companies.

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