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Welcome to The Columbus Foundation's
Fund Portal Resource Center

The Columbus Foundation is transitioning to a new technology platform designed to further strengthen our provision of service, community information, and financial reporting to you. As part of that transition, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new Fund Portal for individuals who manage funds in partnership with The Columbus Foundation.

The Fund Portal was launched on Wednesday, April 17. On that date, fund contacts received an email from The Columbus Foundation—from the domain—with instructions on how to set up access to the new Fund Portal.


If you are an authorized fund contact and did not receive an email, please check your spam or junk email folder. If you have yet to receive an email and feel you should have, or you're having trouble setting up access to your account, please contact us at



Change can be challenging, but our team is here to help you navigate the new Fund Portal and its functionality. Below, we’ve outlined a four-step process to get you started. As you explore, we understand you may still have questions or need assistance. To further aid you, we’ve created an additional quick reference guide and other resources, which can be found here.





On Wednesday, April 17, fund contacts received an email from The Columbus Foundation (from the domain Follow the instructions to set up your password. Your username is your email address in all lowercase letters. The password requirements will be clearly outlined when you create your login.




Access the portal anytime by visiting and clicking LOGIN (located in the upper right-hand corner of website). Enter your username and password. If you have access to multiple funds, you will select which fund you’d like to review after logging in.




Your Fund Portal landing page provides an at-a-glance summary of your fund, including the current balance and an overview of grants and contributions. 



From the tabs on your Fund Portal landing page, you can suggest a grant, review contributions and recent grants made from your fund, and access fund statements when available.

Instructions on how to set up access to your Fund Portal account.
Navigating the Fund Portal
Information about how to access your account, navigate the Fund Portal, and more.
Guide to Submitting and Managing Grant Requests
This step-by-step guide will help you suggest and manage grants from your fund.


What if I didn’t receive an email to set up access to a new account?

First, check your spam or junk folder for an email from The Columbus Foundation with the domain “” If you still don’t see it, please contact us at so that we can re-send the information you will need to get started.

The URL in my email only worked one time. How do I login now?

The custom URL in the initial email you received should only be used once to establish your account. After you create a password, you can log in anytime at by clicking on the LOGIN button in the upper right corner of the homepage. 

What happens if I get locked out of my Fund Portal or can’t remember my password?

Once you have entered an incorrect password ten times, your account will be locked for security purposes. If you are locked out, click Forgot Password on the login page. Enter your username and click the Reset Password button. If a user account is found, you will receive instructions via email on how to reset your password. 


Please note that The Columbus Foundation staff does not have access to your password information. If you are still having trouble, contact

Where can I find my old information?

Your Fund Portal will include the same up-to-date information as our previous system. If you are looking for historical fund statements or tax receipts, please reach out to your Donor Services Advisor or email


If you have any questions or need assistance accessing your new Fund Portal, please contact us at 614/251-4000 or