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The Big Give is Back on June 10-11!

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The Big Give is Back on June 10-11!

The Big Give is a 25-hour community giving rally to lift up and help nonprofits. The needs of nonprofit organizations have never been greater and we hope you will join us in this extraordinary opportunity because we are truly better, together.

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Zoom with Kindness!

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Zoom with Kindness!

Add some messages of kindness to your Zoom meetings and happy hours with these free downloadable Zoom backgrounds from Kind Columbus.

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DR. AMY ACTON ANNOUNCED AS 2020 SPIRIT OF COLUMBUS AWARD WINNER

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation DR. AMY ACTON ANNOUNCED AS 2020 SPIRIT OF COLUMBUS AWARD WINNER

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health, has been selected as The Columbus Foundation’s 2020 recipient of The Spirit of Columbus Award.

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Spreading Kind Acts

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Spreading Kind Acts

When our community spaces close, where do we go to be together?

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The Columbus Foundation: Supporting our Community During Coronavirus

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The Columbus Foundation: Supporting our Community During Coronavirus

On Monday, March 9,​ Ohio Governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency. As a result, The Columbus Foundation has, in partnership with city, county, and state officials, activated its Emergency Response Fund. This fund assists nonprofit organizations that are responding to the spread of COVID-19 and experiencing financial challenges by doing so. Nonprofits seeking assistance may […]

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The Big Book—Celebrating the Voices of Our Future

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The Big Book—Celebrating the Voices of Our Future

family and friends gathered at the Columbus Metropolitan Library to congratulate the 23 young authors who contributed to “The Big Book: Voices of Our Future”—a collection of community stories written by area teens representing each of the 23 branch locations, and commissioned by The Columbus Foundation.

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Remarkable Story of Kindness from 9/11 Remembered

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Remarkable Story of Kindness from 9/11 Remembered

September 11, 2001, will forever be remembered as a tragic day in American, and world, history. However, in the midst of so much horror and loss, remarkable displays of human connection and support shined through.   All flights en route to the United States that day were diverted. One such flight, Delta Airlines Flight 15, […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!