Dean Dorton


Dean Dorton Foundation

Dean Dorton has a strong tradition of community involvement and support, whether philanthropic giving through the Dean Dorton Foundation, charitable contributions, or employees volunteering their time.

Contributing to the local community is an essential part of life at Dean Dorton. In fact, community involvement is one of our core values. The firm encourages its accountants, consultants, and staff to volunteer in the community and to involve themselves in the civic activities about which they are most passionate.

The firm promotes employee involvement by offering paid time off for volunteer time for all of our staff. Dean Dorton invests more than 2,000 hours annually in service to community organizations. Employees of Dean Dorton serve on the boards and have leadership roles in nonprofit and civic organizations such as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALS), Bluegrass Conservancy, Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning, Greater Louisville, Inc., Commerce Lexington, Girl Scouts, Governor’s Scholar’s Program, International Book Project, Junior Achievement, LexArts, Opera House Fund, and Women Leading Kentucky.

Dean Dorton Foundation
The Dean Dorton charitable foundation supports nonprofit organizations throughout Kentucky. Each year, the firm contributes a percentage of its net profits to organizations that help the community through social service, cultural, environmental, or educational activities. Among the organizations the firm has supported are the American Red Cross, Lexington Children’s Theatre, Lexington History Museum, Prichard Committee for Excellence, Salvation Army, Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure, and The United Way.