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Happy Earth Day!

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Happy Earth Day!

Today, The Columbus Foundation and a number of partners are supporting Earth Day by providing mulch, soil, and others supplies to Columbus and Franklin County community gardens. In partnership with Scotts Miracle-Gro, Franklin Park Conservatory, City Of Columbus, and others, 47 local gardens will flourish and grow to provide fresh food and connect our neighbors!  […]

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Columbus Hosts Largest Earth Day Effort

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Columbus Hosts Largest Earth Day Effort

Did you know Earth Day Columbus is the largest volunteer-led Earth Day volunteer effort and celebration in the U.S.? Organized annually by Green Columbus, there are so many ways to get involved! Check it out the volunteer opportunities. Connect with Green Columbus in The Giving Store. The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of […]

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Long Live The Spirit of Columbus!

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Long Live The Spirit of Columbus!

On this day, 54 years ago, Jerrie Mock became the first woman to fly solo around the world when she landed The Spirit of Columbus right here in our amazing city—at what is now John Glenn Columbus International Airport. 29 days, 22,860 miles, long live The Spirit of Columbus! The Columbus Foundation is working to […]

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Science on the Rocks!

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Science on the Rocks!

Women & Philanthropy of The Ohio State University enjoyed a night of science at the STEAM Factory, lead by Chief Scientist at COSI, Dr. Paul Sutter!   The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in our smart + open community. Be sure […]

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Health-Focused Nonprofit Cohort

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Health-Focused Nonprofit Cohort

Promoting the health and wellbeing of vulnerable populations, these nonprofit leaders are participating in a special six-part, capacity-building program to strengthen and share their organizations’ similar missions—including: KidSMILES Pediatric Dental Clinic, Girls on the Run, Stone Soup, Youth Yoga Project, Lives Back, Franklinton Cycleworks, Heart of Unlimited Boundaries, Hope Hollow, Next Chapter Book Club, and […]

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Celebrating Women in Achievement!

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Celebrating Women in Achievement!

Congratulations to the seven women named 2018 Columbus Women of Achievement by YWCA Columbus! They join the ranks of the academy of women who have made extraordinary contributions to their families, workplaces, and communities. We celebrate you! 2018 Honorees: Janet Chen Executive Director ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Mimi Dane Former President & CEO Flying Horse Farms […]

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Help Transcribe Ohio’s WWI History

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Help Transcribe Ohio’s WWI History

How neat would it be to read through WWI handwritten letters, diaries, and stories of fellow Ohioans? Ohio History has an even better offer—you can help transcribe them! Transcribed text is then added to Ohio Memory with 1,700+ items relating to Ohio’s role in WWI. Learn more. Connect with Ohio History in The Giving Store. […]

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