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Preventing Eviction through Gifts of Kindness

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Preventing Eviction through Gifts of Kindness

Through The Columbus Foundation’s Gifts of Kindness Fund, in partnership with Homeport, 47 families have been prevented from losing their homes. Gifts of Kindness provide one-time, life-changing grants through nonprofit partners like Homeport to help individuals and families experiencing unexpected emergencies. Learn more. Photo by CPO Impact. The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit […]

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Happy Holidays!

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Happy Holidays!

Wishing you and yours holidays that are merry and bright! 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 to check out columbusfoundation.org and follow along on Facebook as we continue to celebrate The Spirit of Columbus through photography. You […]

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All Aboard for the Holidays!

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation All Aboard for the Holidays!

The great Huntington Train Display at Main Columbus Metropolitan Library is simply spectacular. What’s your favorite holiday decoration? Share with us! 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 to check out columbusfoundation.org and follow along on Facebook as […]

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Mapping the Behavioral Health Journey

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Mapping the Behavioral Health Journey

Collaborating on ways to strengthen the behavioral health field, representatives from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, CCAD Mind Market, The Ohio State University College of Social Work, Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center, and The Columbus Foundation discuss the importance of this type of work—and how to build it into the fabric of the future. The Columbus Foundation is […]

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Brighten the Lives of Clintonville Seniors!

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Brighten the Lives of Clintonville Seniors!

Better Together projects are time-sensitive opportunities to improve our community, together. This holiday season, we’re hoping to brighten the lives of our community’s seniors with a space of their own at Clintonville-Beechwold Resources Center (CRC)—so they can enjoy activities, connect to services, and socialize! Join us, and let’s be Better Together! Learn more about this Better […]

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The Central Ohio Region’s Community Foundations

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The Central Ohio Region’s Community Foundations

(In continuation of Community Foundations week, we are sharing fun facts about community foundations and our work.) Community foundations have acted as a force for change for 103 years. Though the first community foundation was launched 100 years ago in Cleveland, Ohio, today there are more than 780 community foundations in the U.S. Central Ohio […]

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