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Updates for CIF Applicants

Updated: Sep 6, 2023

Learn to Earn Dayton is pleased to provide updates throughout the Community Investment Fund application process, including any date changes and answers to frequently asked questions. Bookmark this page or reach out to the team ( with any questions.

September 6, 2023:

One of the boxes on the application limited characters more than originally intended. We have updated to provide more space for an answer. Please use this application.

NWDP Community Investment Fund Grant Application Round 2 Version 2.1 (3)
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August 28, 2023:

With a focus on transparency and a commitment to fair, equitable, and consistent scoring of all applications, we're pleased to share the rubric that will be used by judges during the review process.

CIF Scoring Rubric
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August 22, 2023:

Missed the Info Session? Review the video and read to learn about this year's eligibility requirements and how to draft a strong application.

CIF FAQ Aug2023
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August 11, 2023:

A budget form was missing from the previous application. Please be sure to use the application linked above. If you have any questions, reach us at


August 1, 2023:

The application is now available. Reach out to the team with any questions, and register for the info sessions. Deadline: September 15, 2023.


July 28 Update:

Information sessions are not required, but they will prove helpful to organizations considering application. You can ask staff questions about eligibility, project appropriateness, budget, or any other issues you are facing.

Register for the upcoming information sessions:


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