The Columbus Foundation and Columbus Urban League have announced the foundation has granted the advocacy organization $500,000 to fund its core operations, in its dedication to advancing social justice and racial equity. The foundation considers the gift “critical” to advancing a more just and equitable community. “As a longstanding pillar of our social sector, CUL […]
The Columbus Foundation has announced it is distributing $1,375,000 from its Gifts of Kindness Fund to 18 partner nonprofit organizations to help local residents in need. The funding will help cover rent, mortgage, transportation and utility expenses for individuals and families who are still struggling economically from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Gifts of Kindness […]
The Big Table has always been about connection and kindness — and this year we need it more than ever. If you’re still looking for ways to participate tomorrow, Friday, October 16, check out The Columbus Foundation’s recommendations for how you can connect with your community!
Make a plan to join The Big Table on October 16—a day of connect and kindness—and share it for a chance to win a limited-edition Big Table hat!
The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Sept. 22, 20,496 cases and 483 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 27,538 cases and 659 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 145,850 cases and 4,635 deaths have been confirmed […]
Not only has this year’s Big Give event broken 2017’s record-setting $18 million raised, it has nearly doubled it. Donors raised and leveraged a grand total of $32,588,660 for area nonprofits over the past 32 hours. “When you think of what our community has gone through over the past several months — from the devastating […]
The fifth installment of The Big Give has officially arrived in Central Ohio, providing local and regional nonprofits with financial support from the community in a very substantive way. During the 25 hour period between 10am on June 10 and 11am on June 11, donations can be made to over 1,100 nonprofit organizations through The […]