Make a Difference

UpDayton Project Incubator


UpDayton inspires & empowers individuals to create the Dayton, Ohio they want – a thriving place to live, work, play and learn.

We are a group of impactful difference makers, the next generation of civic leaders, cause champions, creative dreamers and talented doers in the community.

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UpDayton is for everyone.

Young talent can make a difference in their community while meeting great people. UpDayton is where professional development meets community service!

Employers can work with UpDayton to attract, retain & engage talent.

College campuses can connect their students to Dayton with outings and events.

Nonprofits and other organizations can partner with UpDayton to complete community projects.

Anyone interested in contributing to the passionate energy of young talent is invited to connect with us!


UpDayton Project Incubator

Lead the way to a better community! Turn social issues or passionate causes into an organized project where you learn valuable skills while making a difference.

Be part of a cohort with like-minded changemakers who are the future of our city. Attend a series of workshops on topics like strategic partnerships, project management, micro-fundraising, volunteer management, marketing and messaging, leveraging bootstrap resources and personal development.

Discover Dayton


Discover a city on the rise! UpDayton's Discover Dayton program provides custom, curated experiences of our city and region as a service to area universities and employers.

Awaken to the amazing things to see, do and explore in Dayton! This is great for college students, relocated employees, early career professionals, and anybody who just wants to know Dayton better!

Email director@updayton.org today to begin your custom experience of Dayton!