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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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Columbus Foundation Donates 50,000 KN95 Masks to Local Organizations

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Donates 50,000 KN95 Masks to Local Organizations

The Columbus Foundation has announced that it will be donating tens of thousands of KN95 masks to nursing homes, EMS workers and first responders, city and county health departments, and nonprofits. The donation is part of a larger investment the Foundation made in 100,000 medical-grade masks. The State of Ohio is purchasing half of the shipment, […]

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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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Milo-Grogan Leaders Tackle Challenges of Gentrification Head-On

Brent Warren Brent Warren Milo-Grogan Leaders Tackle Challenges of Gentrification Head-On

Charles Thompkins grew up in Milo-Grogan and has been actively involved as a leader in the neighborhood for decades. That involvement has ranged from serving as Chair of the Milo-Grogan Area Commission, to creating the Milo Fest, to organizing an adopt-a-family effort at Christmas that is now in its 35th year. “I’ve been doing this kind […]

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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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Artists Create The Big Tablecloths: Bryan Moss

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Artists Create The Big Tablecloths: Bryan Moss

Local Artists Interpret The Big Table through work To kick off and promote this year’s Big Table, taking place all across central Ohio on August 28, The Columbus Foundation commissioned local artists to interpret what coming together as a community means to them. Through these mixed-media tablecloths, artists showcased their creative talent and their love for […]

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How a Local Scholarship Helps a Vibrant Life Live On

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation How a Local Scholarship Helps a Vibrant Life Live On

Ian Van Heyde believed in his heart that he was going to have his own restaurant one day. The culinary student and employee at Cameron Mitchell’s Martini Modern Italian restaurant in the Short North had big dreams, and the outgoing personality, innate talent, and dedicated work ethic to make them a reality.⠀‍Ian’s dream was tragically cut […]

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