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Career Opportunities
A career at The Columbus Foundation means working to help make a difference in the lives of others through charitable giving. It also means joining a team of people who are passionate about our work.
Working At The Columbus Foundation
About Us &
Our Mission

As one of the top 10 largest community foundations in the United States, The Columbus Foundation serves nearly 3,000 individuals, families, and businesses that have created unique funds and planned gifts to make a difference in the lives of others through the most effective philanthropy possible.


Our mission is to assist donors and others in strengthening and improving the community for the benefit of all its residents.

Comprehensive And
Competitive Benefits

The Columbus Foundation offers a number of incredible benefits to employees, including:

  • Health Coverage

  • Vacation and Paid Time Off

  • Sick Leave

  • 401(k) Employer Contribution

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Parental Leave

  • Matching Gift Policy

How To

The Columbus Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.


Please follow the instructions to apply as stated on each job description. You may be asked to submit a resume, letter of interest, and salary requirements to Pam Straker, Director of Human Resources, via email at

Donor Services and Development
Manager, Center for Corporate Philanthropy

The Columbus Foundation is seeking a professional to manage the stewardship of current corporate donors and the identification and cultivation of prospective corporate donors. This role will provide philanthropic information and assistance to businesses, business owners and corporate philanthropy teams of current and prospective donors as well as engage with current donors to facilitate and support their custom corporate giving plans and established Emergency Assistance Programs. This individual will work to build relationships and create custom corporate giving plans as businesses establish new funds and Emergency Assistance Programs.