The Columbus Foundation announced unprecedented investments in four key, strategic areas over the next 18 months.
Between more time spent at home and school, and work and methods of entertainment increasingly taking place online, the coronavirus pandemic has seen a renewed interest in the state of internet access in both urban and rural communities. With several Central Ohio school districts unveiling plans for fully remote or hybrid education models in the fall, […]
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 […]
The Big Give is the largest day of giving for Central Ohio nonprofits and this year’s event is already setting records. Several partners have committed over $1.5 million — the largest amount to date — in advance to the Bonus Pool of funding so that every donation made during The Big Give will grow even larger. […]
The Columbus Foundation has announced that it will be donating tens of thousands of KN95 masks to nursing homes, EMS workers and first responders, city and county health departments, and nonprofits. The donation is part of a larger investment the Foundation made in 100,000 medical-grade masks. The State of Ohio is purchasing half of the shipment, […]
The Columbus Foundation has announced its largest-ever investment in Central Ohio arts organizations. This year’s arts grants represent the foundation’s efforts to assist arts organizations struggling with the effects of COVID-19. “Columbus is fortunate to have world-class arts organizations that help cement our city’s reputation as a cultural leader,” said Douglas Kridler, president and CEO […]
In response to COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic, alcohol distillery Middle West Spirits has moved from its typical production of whiskey, vodka and gin to produce hand sanitizer for first responders including EMS and shelter staff. Middle West will make this transformation in its production capacity with help from The Columbus Foundation as part of its Emergency Response efforts. […]