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.
Understanding the health and vitality of the Columbus region is integral to defining priorities and shaping policies that strengthen and improve our community. In the seventh edition of Benchmarking Central Ohio, The Columbus Foundation looks across a spectrum of metrics measuring community health to understand how the central Ohio region stacks up to comparable metros areas.
Today, The Columbus Foundation was part of a group of private and public partners who came together today to announce an incredible collaborative effort that will help address critical affordable housing needs.
The Foundation announced today that more than $1.5 million has been raised for The Big Give Bonus Pool, besting the previous high of $1.4 million for the last event in 2017. Despite challenging economic circumstances, nonprofits tackling our community’s toughest issues will get a record-setting boost during this year’s Big Give.