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Best Nonprofit or Charity of 2011: The Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Nonprofit or Charity of 2011: The Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Asking our readers to pick a favorite nonprofit or charity is tricky thing to do. Ultimately, every charitable organization stands for a good cause, and every nonprofit has a mission that some people will identify with and strongly align themselves with. So by no means is this recognition done at the exclusion of others. In fact, we […]

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Best Arts & Cultural Organization of 2011: Wild Goose Creative

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Arts & Cultural Organization of 2011: Wild Goose Creative

Columbus is blessed to be home to so many cultural organizations, large and small, that promote the arts in various ways. From our larger institutions down to our newer arts collaboratives, there’s something to be found for everyone. For the second year in a row, Wild Goose Creative has topped our reader survey list, and […]

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Give the Gift of Membership

 James Lewis Give the Gift of Membership

Is the holiday countdown looming over you as you frantically locate gifts for the remaining people on your shopping list? If you’re experiencing anxiety over what gift you’ll give your special Santa, fret not, we’ve got you covered. A membership to one of Community Shares‘ member charities is the gift that gives back all year […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Ohio Historical Society explores the 1950s

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: Ohio Historical Society explores the 1950s

Over the last century, the Ohio Historical Society (OHS) has collected more than three million artifacts in order to preserve and interpret the history of Ohio. So, it may surprise you that they are now hoping to receive more loans and donations of items from the 1950s for an upcoming exhibit on the exciting decade. […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Changing Lives at the Humane Society

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: Changing Lives at the Humane Society

There are a few things you should know about the Capital Area Humane Society before you watch the brief, funny, and informative video below. In 2010, it: Helped 2,468 animals find homes with loving families through adoption. Made 6,708 visits investigating animal cruelty throughout Franklin County. Provided transitional care for 69 pets of victims of […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Historic Day of Giving Supports 507 Central Ohio Nonprofit Organizations

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: Historic Day of Giving Supports 507 Central Ohio Nonprofit Organizations

Within minutes of the start of The Big Give at 11:00 a.m. on November 10, Columbus Foundation donors and the public had already surpassed $1 million in donations to Columbus area nonprofit organizations. Thanks to an incredible community response, The Columbus Foundation’s Big Give leveraged more than $8.7 million over 24 hours. “We thank and congratulate everyone […]

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The List: 10 Ways to Give Big During The Big Give

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 10 Ways to Give Big During The Big Give

The Columbus Foundation is kicking off The Big Give today at 11am, and this unique 24 hour philanthropic event will take place entirely online. 600 local nonprofits can be donated to directly through ColumbusFoundation.org with contributions starting as low as $20. The Columbus Foundation will be expanding upon your donation with a matching pool of […]

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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!