In 1999, Columbia County Community Foundation was established as a result of discussions on historic preservation projects in the area. From the beginning conversation on how to restore and maintain the county courthouse, the desire to invest in the future of the community was apparent among the board.
Now Columbia County has a vehicle through which her citizens can choose to do good that will last forever. The Foundation can help make lasting gifts to the donors' favorite charitable causes. In addition, the board works to give grants to organizations and groups that work to improve our community.
The event is free to the public and co-sponsored by Albemarle Foundation, Columbia County Community Foundation, SAU Office of Multicultural Services and CSNS Fashion. There will be refreshments. High...more
YAC is a group of high school students who make grants to non-profit organizations to meet the needs of children and youth in Columbia County. Recognizing that young people have a genuine concern for...more
Florence Norman founded Sweet Cavanagh, an award-winning peer-led aftercare social enterprise based in Notting Hill. The company hires women and trains them how to make and design jewelry. However, these women are in the process of recovering from eating disorders and addictions.