Dayton Metro Library Foundation

About the Foundation

The DML Foundation was established to enhance the Library’s excellence. The Foundation Directors have committed to raising the necessary funding to expand the Library’s strategic partnerships and facilitate nimble responses to community needs.


Make a Difference, Donate!

Your gift supports the delivery of important programs, services, and resources to people across the community. Gifts at any level are gratefully accepted and will support the Foundation's strategic initiatives. All donations to the Dayton Metro Library Foundation are tax-deductible.

What is the focus of the Foundation?

The Foundation will financially support the Library in the following areas:

Enhanced Education

College Career & Workforce Development




Enhanced Education

College Career & Workforce Development




Foundation Board of Directors

Justin Bell

Donerik Black
City of Dayton Human Relations Council

Tonya Casey
Premier Health Partners

Demarus Crawford-White

Shannon Cox
Montgomery Co. Educational Service Center


Adrienne Daniels
(Vice President)
Shook Construction

Ebony Davenport
University of Dayton School of Law

Susan DeLuca
The New York Times Company, Retired

Honorable Barbara P. Gorman, Retired
Montgomery Co. Common Pleas Court

Kjirsten Frank Hoppe
Wright-Patterson AFB



Tim Kambitsch
Dayton Metro Library, Retired

Katy Kelly
University of Dayton Libraries

Yvette Kelly-Fields
Miami University

Sierra Leone
Signature Educational Solutions

Moses Mbeseha
The Conscious Connect, Inc.

Paul Robinson
(Events Chair)

Leigh Sempeles
(Advancement Chair)
The Dayton Foundation

Jeffrey Trzeciak
(Ex Officio)
Dayton Metro Library

Mackensie Wittmer
National Aviation Heritage Area

David Yarborough
PNC Bank


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The basic information you need to include the DML Foundation as a beneficiary of retirement plans, life insurance, and/or investments accounts is:

Dayton Metro Library Foundation
215 E Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402
Tax Identification Number: 35-2511884

Learn more about how DML Foundation is responsible with your donation by reviewing our Impact Report, opens a new window, visiting Guidestar, opens a new window or viewing our recent 990, opens a new window.

To learn more about the Foundation, you can reach out to the Dayton Metro Library staff liaison, Lauren Tappel, at 937-496-8587 or email

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