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Shine the Light of Kindness this Giving Tuesday

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Shine the Light of Kindness this Giving Tuesday

Originally published on The Columbus Foundation’s blog. Today, donate to the Gifts of Kindness Fund to see your dollars doubled! For many in our community, a single financial hardship can set into motion a series of events that can create negative long-term consequences. The Gifts of Kindness Fund provides an immediate financial boost to prevent […]

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Community Collaboration and Giving Back as a Way of Doing Business

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Community Collaboration and Giving Back as a Way of Doing Business

“There’s no such thing as a self-made man. I really feel like I’m a product of this community, and also our ice cream is,” said Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream. “I’ve always said, ‘You’ve got to build the community you want to live in,’ and it’s incumbent on all of us […]

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Columbus Community Comes Together for The Big Give

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Community Comes Together for The Big Give

Public-private partnerships. Collaboration. Civic Engagement. “The Columbus Way.” You’ve likely heard these descriptors mentioned by local leaders over the past decade when talking about big picture ideas for improving our city, but what do they actually mean? When discussing this year’s 26-hour philanthropic Big Give campaign with Dale Heydlauff, SVP of Corporate Communications at AEP, he […]

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PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Columbus Foundation Seeks Summer Fellows

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Columbus Foundation Seeks Summer Fellows

Deadline to submit a student application for the 2015 program is January 16. The Columbus Foundation’s Summer Fellowship Program is expanding in 2015, offering a total of 14 Fellowships to engage and inspire the next generation of nonprofit leaders. The Foundation recently selected the nonprofit organizations that will serve as host sites for 2015, and is seeking […]

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PowerPhilanthropy Friday: The Columbus Foundation

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation PowerPhilanthropy Friday: The Columbus Foundation

The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in our smart + open community. Be sure to check out columbusfoundation.org and follow along on Facebook as we continue to celebrate The Spirit of Columbus through photography. You can also tune in on Instagram. Check […]

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PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Spirit of Columbus Photos

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Spirit of Columbus Photos

The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in our smart + open community. Be sure to check out columbusfoundation.org and follow along on our Facebook album as we continue to celebrate The Spirit of Columbus through photography. You can also […]

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PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Seeking Nominations for The Spirit of Columbus Award

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Seeking Nominations for The Spirit of Columbus Award

The award, launched in 2013, recognizes individuals who have exhibited an exemplary community spirit through their accomplishments. DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITH THIS REMARKABLE SPIRIT? The winner will select a nonprofit of their choice from PowerPhilanthropy to receive $5,000 and will be honored at an upcoming event. FIFTY YEARS AGO, on March 19, 1964, Jerrie Mock, a Bexley housewife […]

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