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Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunities

Investments are made in a broad range of nonprofit organizations working to strengthen and improve our community.


TOOLS FOR GRANTSEEKERS

  • GRANT GUIDE: Use this guide to identify grantmaking areas that may be a potential fit for your organization.
  • Nonprofit Toolkit: Find resources, forms, logos, and additional tools to assist your efforts here.

The Columbus Foundation Grants

Racial Equity
Racial Equity

The Foundation is committed to working with community partners to address the symptoms of racial disparity by supporting partnerships that expand economic opportunities for Black and Brown people and deepen community knowledge about the effects of systemic inequity. To serve the needs of all our residents, the Foundation has evolved its grantmaking to better reflect the intersecting qualities of race equity with class, gender, and climate change. 

Capacity Building
Capacity Building

The growth and development of nonprofits of all sizes and stages is supported through a range of opportunities designed to improve the mission delivery, quality, facilities, and finances of nonprofit programs and services. 

Operating and Program Support
Operating and Program Support

Operating support focuses on a variety of needs, some of which reflect the specific interests of donors, to benefit nonprofit operations and ongoing programs.


Supporting Foundations Grants

Columbus Youth Foundation
Columbus Youth Foundation

Focuses on sports and recreational programs benefiting urban youth in Columbus.

Paul G. Duke Foundation
Paul G. Duke Foundation

Supports nonprofits in the Miami County area that serve the needs of children, young adults, and families, including seed money for innovative programs and grants for projects to encourage matching gifts or leverage additional funding from other donors.

Ingram-White Castle Foundation
Ingram-White Castle Foundation

Focuses grants directly toward education and critical human needs. 

L Brands Foundation
L Brands Foundation

On August 2, 2021, L Brands completed the separation of the Victoria’s Secret & Co. and Bath & Body Works, Inc businesses into separate and independent, public companies. Please visit The Bath & Body Works Foundation or The Victoria's Secret & Co. Foundation for information about their philanthropic activities and opportunities.

Siemer Family Foundation
Siemer Family Foundation

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

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