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Celebrating Scholarships with a Scoop!

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Celebrating Scholarships with a Scoop!

Congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients, and thank you to the generous Columbus Foundation donors who make them possible! What better way to celebrate than with photo booth fun and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in […]

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Come From Away

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Come From Away

Traveling to New York to see the Tony-nominated Broadway musical, Come From Away, Shirley Brooks-Jones relived the touching display of kindness and humanity shown by the people of Gander, Newfoundland when 38 planes were ordered to land unexpectedly following the attacks on 9/11. Shirley was instrumental in founding the Lewisporte Area Flight 15 Scholarship Fund […]

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Love For Our Community

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Love For Our Community

Continuing to talk, listen, and learn from one another in the face of hate is more important than ever. Today, Big Table participants gathered to not only learn from the feedback about our Big Table conversations, but also to show their love for our community. As participant Jillian Olinger said, “’heart-work’ and moving people’s hearts […]

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Breaking Ground

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Breaking Ground

Breaking ground to address a community-wide need, a new shelter for Lutheran Social Services’ CHOICES will provide a safe and supportive space for individuals and families who are victims of domestic violence in Franklin County. Connect with CHOICES and Lutheran Social Services. The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the […]

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Seeking Nonprofit Summer Fellowship Host Sites!

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Seeking Nonprofit Summer Fellowship Host Sites!

The Summer Fellowship Program engages the next generation of young leaders in the sector through career-related work, placing eligible students with Franklin County nonprofit organizations for a 10-week period. Nonprofits benefit from the additional support students provide to a specific program or objective, while students receive valuable experience through their work. The Nonprofit Application Deadline for […]

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Celebrate Your Big Table Impact!

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Celebrate Your Big Table Impact!

Celebrate your Big Table impact with us! Join us on Tuesday, August 15 at The Columbus Foundation to discuss what we’re learning from our Big Table experiences. Be the first to hear feedback from #TheBigTable survey and share your reflections with other hosts and participants. “The impact was on me. I left with a different perspective and […]

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Ohio Local Foods Week 

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Ohio Local Foods Week 

It’s Ohio Local Foods Week and National Farmers’ Market Week! Where are you shopping? Find a market close to you on this list by Ohio State College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Pictured above is Pearl Market, occurring every Tuesday and Friday until October 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The Columbus Foundation is working to […]

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