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.”

New Deadline for student scholarship application deadlines are May 1, 2020. 

Delivery option #1: Deliver application to the District Office on or before May 1, 2020.

Delivery option #2: mail via USPS with postmark on or before May 1, 2020.  If you opt to mail in your application, please send  coordinating email to

Unofficial Transcripts will be accepted at this time. 

Teacher grant application deadline is February 28, 2020, at 3:30 PM.

Grant Application Instructions

Please visit our new site @

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