Columbus’ nationally recognized community foundation marked another banner year in 2014, with the Columbus Foundation taking in $132.9 million in gifts and bequests.
That money significantly benefits central Ohio, helping do everything from fight hunger to support the arts.
The figure announced last week was not a record, coming a year after the foundation attracted an unprecedented $160.6 million in 2013. It does, though, mark the fifth year in a row that the foundation has reported at least a nine-figure total and was enough to keep the foundation ranked seventh among the largest community foundations in the country.
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