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

New Routes
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

Serving the region for more than 70 years, The Columbus Foundation is the seventh largest community foundation in the United...more

New Leaders at Nuclear Threat Initiative and San Diego's Jewish Community Foundation
Foundation: Southern Education Foundation , Columbus Foundation, Tow Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Ernest Moniz, who served as secretary of energy in the Obama administration, will be chief executive of the Nuclear Threat...more

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

Geographic Focus

Franklin County, OH
Miami County, OH

Community Vital Signs for Franklin, OH

Grants News from around the Web

Social Entrepreneurship

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States
The World Bank’s Development Marketplace, a competitive grants program, has provided $1.

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