ABC DEF Foundation

A Better Community – Dayton Education Foundation (ABC-DEF) was established in 2000 to sustain and enhance learning opportunities for students in Dayton, Oregon. A group of committed individuals recognized the power of building a stronger community by investing in education. Through a combination of teacher grants and scholarships for graduating seniors, ABC-DEF raises funds annually to enrich classroom instruction and support students’ post-high school training.

Mission Statement:

“Building futures through enhanced educational opportunities.”

Student Scholarship application deadline has been changed to May 6, 2022 at 3:30PM.  SAT/ACT scores will not be required for the 2021-2022 school year.

Teacher grant application deadline is  January 21, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Grant Application Instructions

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Tel: 503-864-2215 • Address: PO Box 219, Dayton, OR 97114-0219