VISIONS Grant Committee is chaired by a member of the Vandalia-Butler Foundation Education Fund Advisory Committee. The additional committee members are representatives from the school district and the community at large. The committee generally accepts grant applications in November and December of each year, selecting recipients and awarding the requested funds by the following February.

Grants are categorized as:

  • District-wide initiatives
  • Grade-level curriculum-based experiences
  • Individual teachers’ classroom programs


The VISIONS Endowment Fund is a community fund of the Vandalia-Butler Foundation, a component fund of The Dayton Foundation, and is managed by the Vandalia-Butler Foundation Board and community volunteers.