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Central Ohio is Better Together!

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation Central Ohio is Better Together!

Better Together—The Columbus Foundation’s crowdfunding platform that rallies individuals to work together to bring out the best in our community—has passed the $250,000 mark in support for central Ohio nonprofits! Better Together launched in 2017 in The Giving Store, the Foundation’s online giving platform that inspires one-stop charitable giving. Through Better Together, community members can […]

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The Confluence Cast: MORPC’s William Murdock

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: MORPC’s William Murdock

Is Columbus ever going to get light rail? Is that what Columbus really needs? Reporter Brent Warren sat down with Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission Executive Director William Murdock to discuss the work that MORPC does, where the region is going, the difference between developing a plan and implementing it, and how to ignite the conversation […]

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What a Career in the Nonprofit Sector Looks Like

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation What a Career in the Nonprofit Sector Looks Like

Preparing future nonprofit leaders for success was at the root of The Columbus Foundation’s decision to create the Summer Fellowship Program. By placing college students and recent graduates with Franklin County nonprofit organizations for a 10-week period, the program encourages hands-on experiences that enable them to immerse themselves in the nonprofits’ culture and gain valuable […]

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94 Best-All Around Students Honored!

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation 94 Best-All Around Students Honored!

The Columbus Youth Foundation (CYF) recognized 94 Columbus City Schools (CCS) students through the Best All-Around Student Awards for their outstanding citizenship and achievements during the 2018-2019 school year! Students celebrated their accomplishments with family and friends at Huntington Park before the Columbus Clippers game—with ballpark food, a live performance by Marion-Franklin Marching Band, and special guest […]

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EXPYs Honor “Best Of Us!”

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation EXPYs Honor “Best Of Us!”

Experience Columbus celebrated winners of its annual EXPY Awards on May 6, recognizing the “outstanding contributions by businesses, groups, organizations or individuals to the local hospitality industry and the Greater Columbus visitor experience in 2018.”  According to the press release, the EXPY Award winners demonstrate the best of ColumbUS and serve as role models for creativity and collaboration in the community. They bring awareness […]

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A Look At The Spirit of Columbus Award: Save The Crew

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation A Look At The Spirit of Columbus Award: Save The Crew

This month, the Save The Crew movement was honored by The Columbus Foundation with The Spirit of Columbus Award. We’re taking a look into the award—it’s history and how the group who kept Columbus Crew SC in the city was celebrated.  Adapted From The Columbus Foundation’s At The Table blog: The Spirit of Columbus Award, affectionately known as The Jerries®, was established in 2013 to honor […]

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Make Earth Day Columbus The Greenest Yet!

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation Make Earth Day Columbus The Greenest Yet!

Did you know Earth Day Columbus is the largest volunteer-led Earth Day volunteer effort and celebration in the U.S.? Organized annually by Green Columbus, this week of action inspires thousands of people to pitch in to make our city a little greener! From planting trees to cleaning up litter in our beautiful parks, everyone can […]

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