Transformative Grants

The Columbus Foundation offers expert resources and services to individuals, families, and businesses who want to invest in their communities through charitable giving. We collaborate with nonprofits to identify the best solutions and fund projects that have the power to transform our community.

The Foundation recognizes the emerging, critical needs to tackle issues that we believe are important to strengthen and improve the community. We invite you to share in our investment and amplify the impact of your gift by supporting those initiatives that align with your interests.

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Bicentennial Grants

The Columbus Foundation celebrated Columbus’ bicentennial by awarding grants to local nonprofit organizations making a difference.

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The Big Give

Throughout The Big Give in 2011 and 2013, nonprofits received an outpouring of generosity. Thanks to our big-hearted community, The Big Give has leveraged more than $19 million for central Ohio nonprofits.

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Weinland Park Collaborative

Weinland Park is a neighborhood of about 4,800 residents located immediately southeast of the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University.

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The Ohio Benefit Bank

OBB is a web-based, counselor-assisted program that helps Ohioans apply for, and receive, benefits including health coverage, energy assistance, food assistance, and tax help.

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