PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Nominate for The Spirit of Columbus Award!
The Columbus Foundation is seeking nominations for The Spirit of Columbus Award, a new honor recognizing an individual who has exhibited an exemplary community spirit through their accomplishments.
Do you know someone who exemplifies this spirit? Nominate them today!
The winner will have the opportunity to select a nonprofit of their choice from PowerPhilanthropy® to receive $5,000 and will be honored at an upcoming event. All nominations must be received by noon EST on April 10, 2013.
In 1964, Jerrie Mock, a Bexley housewife and mother of three, climbed into her single-engine Cessna with “Spirit of Columbus” emblazoned on its side. Taking off from Port Columbus, she became the first woman to fly solo around the world. Learn more at columbusfoundation.org.
More than just the name of a plane, this spirit runs through our community. From the arts to business, from restaurants to neighborhoods, from Sunday to game day, The Spirit of Columbus inspires us each day to move our SMART+ OPEN community forward.
Information about more than 600 local nonprofits is available 24/7 through the Foundation’s online resource, PowerPhilanthropy, which is available to everyone who wants to be more informed about nonprofits before they give. PowerPhilanthropy makes it easy to donate to the causes you care about at columbusfoundation.org/p2/.