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

Opera, orchestra team up to tell story of deadly 1913 flood
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

It was commissioned through a $150,000 Arts Prize grant from the Columbus Foundation's Arts Innovation Fund. Some details about the flood and...more

Editorial: Columbus Foundation celebrates 75 years of community giving
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

Since then, the foundation has grown to become the nation's eighth-largest community foundation, currently managing assets of about $2.3...more

2019 Pillar Awards for Community Service
Foundation: Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Columbus Foundation

Through his work with The New Albany Community Foundation — where he has spent five years on the board and two years as board chair — he...more

Family time: Columbus attractions offering free admission Dec. 29, thanks to the Columbus ...
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

... give everyone a chance to explore our community together?” The Columbus Foundation is the eighth-largest community foundation in the...more

Columbus Foundation to mark its 75th anniversary with free bus rides, museum admissions
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

It was established in 1943, during World War II, and is the nation's eighth-largest community foundation. “It is the people of this community...more

Christmas cheer and singing loud for all to hear
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

LOGAN — The Hocking County Children's Chorus have been practicing for ... Soon after, Karnes began writing grants to help with new...more

5-year grant to address teen substance abuse
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

Efforts to reduce substance abuse among local youth have received a boost from a five-year grant that will bring $125,000 annually into...more

Nonprofits to benefit from new online directory
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

... The Giving Store, a one-stop shop for effective and easy philanthropy. ... a long history of philanthropic support for nonprofit organizations...more

Columbus Foundation grants top $213 million in 2017
Foundation: Columbus Foundation

... assets of $2.27 billion at the end of this past year, allowing it to hold onto its position as the eighth-largest community foundation in the...more

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Franklin County, OH
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Social Entrepreneurship

Video Chat Startup to Launch Social Enterprise Fundraising Platform

Video Chat Startup to Launch Social Enterprise Fundraising Platform
Columbus-based Heroes2u Inc., a video chart startup and part of the social entrepreneurship movement, aims...

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