The Columbus Foundation and Affiliated Organizations (OH)

The Columbus Foundation is the trusted philanthropic advisor to more than 1,700 individuals, families, and businesses who want to make a difference in the lives of others through charitable giving. For 65 years, people from all walks of life have partnered with the Foundation and created unique named funds to support the causes they care about. The foundation offers unparalleled resources, services, and community knowledge to help donors realize the most informed and effective charitable giving possible.

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Recent News from Columbus Foundation

Dan Sharpe Replaces Lisa Courtice as The Columbus Foundation Vice President
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

The Columbus Foundation has chosen Dan Sharpe to serve as Vice President for Community Research and Grants Management. The position...more

United Way of Central Ohio taps Columbus Foundation exec as new CEO
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

... community research and grants management at the Columbus Foundation – the seventh largest community foundation in the U.S. – was named...more

It's Now the Worst Drug Crisis in US History. So Where Are All the Funders?
Foundation: GE Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Johnson Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Smithers, is without doubt, doing what it can in terms of funding. But this is a small family foundation awarding modest grants that typically fall in...more

A grassroots approach to fighting the drug problem
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

... who has been affected by drug abuse,” said Dan Litzinger, PAAC board member and chairman of the Pickaway County Community...more

Community Foundation Update (1/07/17)
Foundation: Connecticut Community Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Erie Community Foundation, San Diego Foundation

The Connecticut Community Foundation in Waterbury has announced grants totaling $92,000 to ten Connecticut organizations working to...more

Column: Fremont childhood shaped Columbus CEO of the Year
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

... Kridler told me from his headquarters in the restored Ohio Governor's mansion, where he runs seventh-largest community foundation in the...more

19 area nonprofits splitting $2.6M in grants from the Columbus Foundation
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

A funding partnership between the Columbus Foundation and Osteopathic Heritage Foundation is sending $2.6 million to 19 Central Ohio...more

Robinson receives philanthropy award
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

Robinson drew inspiration for her philanthropic and volunteer activities from the example of her father, Paul G. Duke. “It was simply a way of life —...more

Letter: School made good use of donation
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

I want to echo some themes of the Dispatch article about the Columbus Foundation and philanthropic gifts ("Low-key philanthropy,"...more

Columbus Foundation makes record $176M in grants, touts Big Table success
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

Patricia Duke Robinson, president emeritus of the Paul G. Duke Foundation, was named the recipient of the Leadership in Philanthropy Award for...more

Geographic Focus

Franklin County, OH
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Community Vital Signs for Franklin, OH

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Social Entrepreneurship

St. Frank: Mastering the Art of Social and of Enterprise

St. Frank: Mastering the Art of Social and of Enterprise
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