State of Play Central Ohio analyzes the state of youth sports in the region and offers recommendations to grow quality access to sports, physical activity and outdoor recreation for all children, regardless of race, gender, income or ability.
As part of its ongoing response to the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, The Columbus Foundation announced today that it is distributing $1,375,000 from its Gifts of Kindness Fund to 18 nonprofit organizations.
The Columbus Foundation today announced Roshelle Pate, also known as the “Food Soldier,” as the 2021 recipient of The Spirit of Columbus Award. Pate was selected as the honoree in recognition of the work she and thousands of volunteers do to feed food insecure neighbors, especially during the hardest days of the pandemic.
As arts organizations continue to reel from the effects of COVID-19, The Columbus Foundation has announced its largest investment ever in the central Ohio arts sector to help preserve the community’s arts infrastructure.
The Columbus Foundation announced $132.9 million in gifts to new and existing funds and Supporting Foundations in 2014—a 24 percent increase over 2013—at its annual Celebration of Philanthropy held September 3rd in Davis Hall. This is the fifth consecutive year gifts have topped the $100 million mark.
The Columbus Foundation announced its 5 Nonprofits to Watch, recognizing innovative nonprofits poised for an exceptional year of growth and progress in 2015. The organizations selected for 2015 are: Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus, Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio, Columbus Museum of Art, Reeb Community Center, and St. Vincent Family Center.
Nonprofit organizations supporting education, social services, community events and recreation, and youth received an economic boost from The Paul G. Duke Foundation. The foundation recently announced grants totaling more than $240,000 to benefit nonprofits in the Miami County area.