Longtime supporters of the Columbus community, Tom and Nancy Lurie have given their time, talent, and treasure to organizations supporting the arts, health, social services, women’s issues, and the Jewish faith.
They have long served on boards and committees with local nonprofits, including the Columbus Cancer Clinic, Temple Israel, Directions for Youth and Families, and the Columbus Museum of Art. Nancy was a long-time volunteer tutor at Columbus City Schools, and Tom has served in board roles with leading national institutions serving the decorative arts world.
The Columbus Foundation is proud to honor Tom and Nancy Lurie with the 2021 Harrison M. Sayre Award in recognition of their deep and abiding commitment to community service. Their thoughtful generosity, leadership, innovation, compassion, and service in our community have touched countless lives, paving the way for the next generation of philanthropists and community leaders.