Grant Opportunities

Central Ohio nonprofits are immensely inspiring and valuable to our community.

Through strategic grantmaking, we invest in a broad range of highly effective nonprofits. We invite nonprofits to explore funding opportunities with the Foundation and five of our Supporting Foundations.

EXPLORE GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Apply for competitive grants from The Fund for Columbus and Field of Interest Funds created by our generous donors. The Foundation also awards grants from the Fund for Community Improvement and Fund for Continuous Improvement to select nonprofits. 

 

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The Columbus Foundation Grants

Fund for Targeted Needs
Fund for Targeted Needs
Fund for Innovative Operations
Fund for Innovative Operations

Addresses significant needs of local organizations through grants supporting specific fields.

Fund for Financial Innovation
Fund for Financial Innovation

Supports transformative and pioneering ideas in two categories.

Fund for Capital Improvements
Fund for Capital Improvements

Supports projects designed to improve the delivery, quality, and efficiency of nonprofit programs and services that serve vulnerable populations.


Supporting Foundation Grants

Columbus Youth Foundation
Columbus Youth Foundation

Funds recreational programs benefiting urban youth.

Paul G. Duke Foundation
Paul G. Duke Foundation

Focuses solely on making competitive grants in Miami County for programs benefiting children and families.

Ingram-White Castle Foundation
Ingram-White Castle Foundation

Focuses grants directly toward education and critical human needs. 

L Brands Foundation
L Brands Foundation

Supports programs that empower women, nurture and mentor children, and improve education.

Siemer Family Foundation
Siemer Family Foundation

Supports programs that focus on education, literacy, and serving underprivileged families.