The Columbus Foundation is searching for college and graduate students with interest in the nonprofit sector, offering a 10-week, paid fellowship to build work experience and develop skills for a future nonprofit career through its Summer Fellowship Program.
This year’s Big Give bested the rest. Donors set a new record, raising a little more than $18 million for central Ohio charities during the 26-hour, online giving rally, the Columbus Foundation announced Wednesday.
A successful giving event hosted by the Columbus Foundation is coming back this fall. The Big Give will return Oct. 10-11, a 26-hour online rally that this year will seek donors for 1,000 nonprofits in 10 counties in Central Ohio.
The Columbus Foundation announced a new Critical Need Alert focused on creating positive futures for at-risk youth in Franklin County through strategic partnerships with three innovative nonprofits in the technology workforce development sector: Digital Works, i.c. Stars, and Per Scholas. The Pathways Project: Technology Training and Careers for At-risk Youth will help launch 125 in-demand technology careers for youth in Franklin County who are not in school and not working.
Amy Stearns Acton, MD, and Matthew Martin will join The Columbus Foundation and serve as officers in the Community Research and Grants Management department. Dr. Acton and Martin bring extensive community experience and research backgrounds that will support the Foundation’s grantmaking and initiatives—with special emphasis in the areas of public health and neighborhood revitalization.