These 45 local projects are seeking new public funding. Which do you think should get it?


The annual “wish list” for organizations seeking government funding has been revealed.

A committee under the Dayton Development Coalition — a privatized economic development corporation — each year collects a list of priority projects that it will lobby for at the state and federal level.

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The committee in September started taking submissions for ideas in the fields of defense, transportation and government services, health care, economic development and quality of life.

Now, submissions have been revealed and the committee is taking public comment on the proposals until 5 p.m. on Dec. 14. The projects can be reviewed in detail online and public comment can also be submitted at https://daytonregion.com/ddc/pdac/projects.

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The project list includes:

Montgomery County Fairgrounds Large Animal Building

Meadowbrook at Clayton Community Center Phase II

onMain: Dayton’s Imagination District – Infrastructure Development

The Flight Line recreational multi-use trail

Countywide 911 Dispatch Center

Clark County Fairgrounds Multi-Purpose Building

Woodland Historic Chapel Preservation

Boys and Girls Club of Dayton Campus Renewal

South Limestone Street Improvements

The U.S.’s First Neighborhood Clean Energy Cooperative for Underserved Communities

Levitt Pavilion Dayton

National VA History and Heritage Center

National Aviation Heritage Area Reauthorization

Stillwater Bikeway/Bridge in Englewood

Miami Valley Research Park Utility Master Plan

I-675/Grange Hall Road Interchange Project

Brookville/Clayton/Trotwood Public Infrastructure Camera System

Center for Workforce Development and Collaboration at Clark State Community College

Clark State Performing Arts and Conference Center Expansion

Sunrise MetroPark Phase I, Dayton Riverfront Plan

Robust Electrical Power System for Emerging/Advanced Military Aircraft

“Replacement of Parent Connections Indoor Gym Equipment & Lending Library Items”

Miami Valley Intern Academy

Spingfield Museum of Art Renovation

Prosperity Drive Extension in Trotwood

The Hope Center for Families

Education Center at Wild Hearts African Farm

Triumph of Flight Monument, Evolution of Flight Park, and Visitor & STEM Learning Center

Restoring Student STEM and Outdoor Experiential Space at Boonshoft Museum

Brigid’s Path Family Center

Cornerstone of Centerville Park

Fifth Third Field Facility Improvements

Wilmington Air Park Deice Infrastructure

Arts for All at Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

Gloria Theatre Renovation Project

Gem City Market

Montgomery County Jail Renovations

Skilled Trades Center at Sinclair Community College

Fab Lab Russ – Digital Thread for the Miami Valley

Thermal Protection Systems Development

Cyber Security for the Sustainment Enterprise

Preserving the Historic Victoria Theatre, Mead Theatre, Schuster Center and Metropolitan Arts Center

Wright State University Archives Center Project

Innovative Material and Coating Technologies for Hypersonic Flight and Weapon Systems

70/75 Airport Logistics Access Project (MOT-40-13.33)



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