The Columbus Foundation today announced its 5 Nonprofits to Watch in 2018, recognizing innovative central Ohio organizations poised for an exceptional year of growth and progress. Each recipient awardee received a $5,000 grant.
COLUMBUS, OH (March 1, 2017)—Central Ohio rallied around Columbus Kindness Month to produce more than 10,000 acts of kindness and generate more than $100,000 toward the kindness movement. The Columbus Foundation and Besa joined forces to launch Columbus Kindness Month in February, rallying the community to generate acts of kindness to connect, inspire and advance people throughout central Ohio.
The Columbus Foundation is pleased to announce that Natalie Parscher and Kelly Schleppi have joined the organization’s staff. Natalie serves as the director for the Communications and Marketing department, and Kelly serves as the senior financial reporting accountant for the Finance department.
The Columbus Foundation has added Cardinal Health Inc.'s CEO to its governing committee. George Barrett was added to the nine-member board at its Dec. 13 meeting, replacing OhioHealth CEO David Blom, who has served the past six years.