Antwanazia Fant came to Inner City Youth Opportunities as a quiet, shy second grader. Next spring, she will graduate from Withrow High with honors and attend American Musical Dramatic Academy in New York.
You can read a year's worth of success stories as grant recipients are highlighted in the Dater Foundation's annual report. The publication also contains other information about the Foundation and its grantmaking. (8/17/2018)
Congratulations to Cincinnati Children's Hospital on being named the nation's best hospital to treat pediatric cancer and the second best children's hospital overall by U.S. News and World Report. We are so fortunate to have this world class facility in our community. The Dater Foundation is proud to have supported Cincinnati Children's with grants totaling over $1 million. Since 2002, grants have been made for cancer research in the area of gene and cell therapy.
Five graduating seniors at Gilbert Dater High School in Western Hills are the 2018 recipients of college scholarships provided by the Foundation. The Foundation has made a $50,000 grant annually since 2004 in providing scholarships to graduating Dater High seniors. (5/11/2018)
WGUC’s Classics for Kids® website now features new games and interactive features for kids, parents and teachers to share their love of classical music. Dater Foundation grants have supported Classic for Kids since 1998 and support of WGUC and WVXU totals $1.2 million.
The Dater Foundation uses television and radio announcements on public broadcasting stations WCET-TV and WGUC and WVXU to highlight its grant recipients. The Foundation makes grants to support children’s programming on the stations.
More than 8,000 students at 40 area schools benefit from the Cincinnati Opera's Education Outreach program. As school field trip/transportation budgets are cut and schools face greater pressure to maximize classroom time, the program takes opera into the schools and provides exposure to the arts for students (4/2/2013)
WCET threw a 50th birthday party for Clifford the Big Red Dog, and the Dater Foundation joined in the celebration and provided a big cake. The Foundation is a supporter of CET’s children’s programming, which includes Clifford’s TV show.
The expansion of the Cincinnati Ronald McDonald House was the subject of a front-page article in the Cincinnati Enquirer on Sunday, April 26. The Dater Foundation has made six grants totaling $180,000 to the local Ronald McDonald House, including a $100,000 grant for the Charles H. Dater Children's Theatre.
Large portraits of school namesake Gilbert Dater and his grandson Charles Dater were unveiled Thursday, April 14, 2005 in ceremonies at Gilbert Dater High School in Western Hills. "We're so pleased to have these two wonderful paintings to remind our students and staff of our heritage and two men who have made significant contributions to our schools," said Dr. Beverly Eby, principal at Dater High School.
Young schoolchildren throughout the Tri-State got a very entertaining dose of live theatre as talented interns at the Playhouse put on more than 50 performance of Go Dog Go at schools and community centers this spring. (6/19/2013)
A wonderful article about an amazing young woman appeared in The Cincinnati Enquirer on March 14. Her mother refers to "the village" of supporters she has had. Three of them are organizations to which the Dater Foundation has made regular grants -- Chatfield College, Elementz, and the Music Resource Center.