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The Big Give 2020 Has Arrived

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Give 2020 Has Arrived

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 […]

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Record-Setting $1.5 Million Bonus Pool Committed to The Big Give

Walker Evans Walker Evans Record-Setting $1.5 Million Bonus Pool Committed to The Big Give

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. […]

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Columbus Foundation Donates 50,000 KN95 Masks to Local Organizations

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Donates 50,000 KN95 Masks to Local Organizations

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, […]

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Columbus Foundation Announces Record Arts Support

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Announces Record Arts Support

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 […]

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Middle West Spirits, The Columbus Foundation Partner on Sanitizer for First Responders

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Middle West Spirits, The Columbus Foundation Partner on Sanitizer for First Responders

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. […]

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Anonymous $1 Million Donation Will Support Local Nonprofits

Walker Evans Walker Evans Anonymous $1 Million Donation Will Support Local Nonprofits

The Emergency Response Fund at The Columbus Foundation just grew a whole lot larger. One anonymous donor supplied the fund with a $1 million gift today, bringing the fund to a total of $3 million. The fund, established last week by The Columbus Foundation, is designed to support local nonprofit organizations that are experiencing a […]

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The Columbus Foundation: Supporting our Community During Coronavirus

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The Columbus Foundation: Supporting our Community During Coronavirus

On Monday, March 9,​ Ohio Governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency. As a result, The Columbus Foundation has, in partnership with city, county, and state officials, activated its Emergency Response Fund. This fund assists nonprofit organizations that are responding to the spread of COVID-19 and experiencing financial challenges by doing so. Nonprofits seeking assistance may […]

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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!

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