The Columbus Foundation is excited to welcome Danielle Tong, MPH, LSW, to the organization as a Community Research and Grants Management Officer. In this role, Tong researches, reviews, and recommends grants and strategies for a broad spectrum of community needs designed to strengthen and improve the community. She also leads the Foundation’s delivery of capacity-building initiatives benefiting nonprofit leaders and deploys her experience with evaluation and measurement to aid in the Foundation’s strategic grantmaking for a variety of areas of donor interest across central Ohio.
On Monday, March 16, The Columbus Foundation received a $1 million gift to its Emergency Response Fund, which assists nonprofit organizations that are experiencing a loss of revenue and/or an increase in operating costs due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Comprised of attorneys, accountants, and financial advisors, the Professional Council members share our commitment to investing in the community and are dedicated to public service and education about charitable giving. Meetings are held exclusively for members of the council three times per year and provide a forum to discuss new initiatives at The Columbus Foundation and provide information on charitable gift and estate planning strategies.