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The Big Book—Celebrating the Voices of Our Future

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The Big Book—Celebrating the Voices of Our Future

family and friends gathered at the Columbus Metropolitan Library to congratulate the 23 young authors who contributed to “The Big Book: Voices of Our Future”—a collection of community stories written by area teens representing each of the 23 branch locations, and commissioned by The Columbus Foundation.

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Developing a Culture of Dialogue with The Big Table

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Developing a Culture of Dialogue with The Big Table

The Big Table is a day-long event where community-led conversations take place across central Ohio. This year, The Big Table happens on Wednesday, August 28. Individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations–anyone, really!–can sit around a table, share a snack, and have a conversation about a topic important to them. What people talk about can be as broad as […]

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Artists Create The Big Tablecloths: Lisa McLymont

 Margaret Robinson, 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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The Big Table is Back August 28!

 Margaret Robinson, 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!

 Margaret Robinson, 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

 Margaret Robinson, 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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Central Ohio is Better Together!

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Central Ohio is Better Together!

Better Together—The Columbus Foundation’s crowdfunding platform that rallies individuals to work together to bring out the best in our community—has passed the $250,000 mark in support for central Ohio nonprofits! Better Together launched in 2017 in The Giving Store, the Foundation’s online giving platform that inspires one-stop charitable giving. Through Better Together, community members can […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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