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The Big Give: Improving Columbus Through Amplified Giving

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Give: Improving Columbus Through Amplified Giving

You may know Mike Brown from his work at Experience Columbus, helping to develop Columbus as a national visitor destination. You may know Mike Brown from his work on the Independents’ Day festival, which he has helped grow into a pride point for the creative community. You may even know Mike Brown from his preview […]

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The Big Give: Empowering Everyone to be a Philanthropist

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Give: Empowering Everyone to be a Philanthropist

Nancy Kramer has played an active role at The Columbus Foundation with The Big Give campaign in the past, but this year she’s taking it to the next level. The founder of Resource Interactive (now Resource Ammirati) is serving on the Governing Committee at The Columbus Foundation, which means that her work on The Big […]

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The Big Give: Supporting The Arts Pays Dividends to the Community

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Give: Supporting The Arts Pays Dividends to the Community

When it comes to making philanthropic donations to local nonprofits, there are a lot of different types of charities and causes. Some organizations help to fight hunger, others assist with homelessness, many help with children’s needs and others fight for equality. A donation that goes towards funding the arts in Columbus may seem less essential […]

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The Big Give Photo Contest!

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The Big Give Photo Contest!

Show us your spirit, celebrate The Big Give, and enter for a chance to win ONE OF FOUR $2,500 GRANTS to the nonprofit organization of your choice—by creating an awesome photo! Submit your photos before The Big Give begins on May 12 at 10 a.m. Follow along as people share their community spirit through photography […]

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The Big Give 24-Hour Donation Event Returning on May 12th

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Give 24-Hour Donation Event Returning on May 12th

What happens when the entire city of Columbus comes together to set aside a full 24 hours for donating to nonprofits? The answer is The Big Give. Launched in 2011 by The Columbus Foundation, this biennial event has already raised $19.1 million for 569 Central Ohio nonprofits during its first two iterations. Today, leaders at the Foundation […]

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National Number Ones Recognized by The Columbus Foundation

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation National Number Ones Recognized by The Columbus Foundation

The Columbus community rallied behind a lengthy list of national champions and nationally-recognized individuals, teams, and organizations at The Columbus Foundation’s recent event. Celebrating the accomplishments of 2014, civic leaders and community members joined together to honor these champions, to lift up the community’s progress, and to envision an even bigger and better future Columbus. […]

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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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