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Remarkable Story of Kindness from 9/11 Remembered

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation Remarkable Story of Kindness from 9/11 Remembered

September 11, 2001, will forever be remembered as a tragic day in American, and world, history. However, in the midst of so much horror and loss, remarkable displays of human connection and support shined through.   All flights en route to the United States that day were diverted. One such flight, Delta Airlines Flight 15, […]

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Columbus Foundation Grants Reach Record-Breaking $224 Million In 2018, $2.5 Billion Since 1944

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation Columbus Foundation Grants Reach Record-Breaking $224 Million In 2018, $2.5 Billion Since 1944

Celebrating 75 years and a new award, The Columbus Foundation’s annual Celebration of Philanthropy focused on generosity This year’s annual Celebration of Philanthropy highlighted The Columbus Foundation’s 75-year commitment to strengthening and improving the community and recognized outstanding examples of philanthropy through its 2019 awards. “The Columbus Foundation donor family does it again! A record-setting […]

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Artists Create The Big Tablecloths: Lisa McLymont

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation Artists Create The Big Tablecloths: Lisa McLymont

Local Artists Interpret The Big Table through work To kick off and promote this year’s Big Table, taking place all across central Ohio on August 28, The Columbus Foundation commissioned local artists to interpret what coming together as a community means to them. Through these mixed-media tablecloths, artists showcased their creative talent and their love for […]

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How a Local Scholarship Helps a Vibrant Life Live On

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation How a Local Scholarship Helps a Vibrant Life Live On

Ian Van Heyde believed in his heart that he was going to have his own restaurant one day. The culinary student and employee at Cameron Mitchell’s Martini Modern Italian restaurant in the Short North had big dreams, and the outgoing personality, innate talent, and dedicated work ethic to make them a reality.⠀‍Ian’s dream was tragically cut […]

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The Big Table is Back August 28!

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation The Big Table is Back August 28!

Pull up a chair, central Ohio! The Big Table is back on August 28! The Big Table® is a day of community building through conversations designed to connect and inspire central Ohio! Through open, thoughtful conversations, we will spark new relationships and new ways for working together by deepening our understanding of each other and […]

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Keeping Summer Camps Up and Running For Kids!

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation Keeping Summer Camps Up and Running For Kids!

Few things are more synonymous with summer than camp. Days spent swimming, fishing, hiking, and more are a way of life for thousands of youth each year in central Ohio. Time spent at camp is full of learning new things, working together with friends, and making memories. That’s how summers are for campers at Camp […]

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Columbus First to Hear Giving USA Results By Lead Researcher

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation Columbus First to Hear Giving USA Results By Lead Researcher

American individuals, bequests, foundations, and corporations gave an estimated $427.71 billion to U.S. charities in 2018. More than 200 central Ohio nonprofit leaders learned the news from Una O. Osili, Ph.D., the lead researcher of Giving USA 2019: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2018, during the Giving USA event last week at […]

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