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Save The Crew Wins 2019 Spirit of Columbus Award
Apr 26, 2019
The Spirit of Columbus Award was established in 2013 to honor aviatrix Jerrie Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world. The undeniable determination possessed by Mock was also evident in recent collaborative efforts to keep the Columbus Crew SC in Columbus.
Understanding the Well-being and Prosperity of Our Community
Mar 22, 2019
Matthew Martin analyzes the key indicators that impact the health, economic competitiveness, and quality of life for central Ohio.
Sitting down with Dr. Mark Lomax II
Feb 22, 2019
Dr. Mark Lomax II discusses how his work as an artist intersects with his work as a community research and grants management officer at The Columbus Foundation.
2018 - A Blockbuster Year!
Jan 31, 2019
Frederic Bertley, Ph.D., President & CEO of COSI, thanks his team and the community for making The Big Explore a success.
Then / Now / Next
Dec 28, 2018
Doug Kridler, President and CEO of The Columbus Foundation, sat down to discuss how world events of 1943 moved Columbus to build a better future for its residents.
The Global Growth of Generosity
Nov 20, 2018
Joyce Ray, Associate Director of The Giving Store and Knowledge Management at The Columbus Foundation, examines how online charitable giving days have grown worldwide over the past decade.
Tax Reform: Demystifying the Effects on Charitable Giving
Oct 25, 2018
Brad Britton, Director of Planned Giving and General Counsel at The Columbus Foundation, walks us through the implications on the new law on charitable gifts.
Our Kids, Our Future
Sep 28, 2018
Children and youth in our community need our help. Dan Sharpe, Vice President for Community Research and Grants Management at The Columbus Foundation, discusses why it is important for communities to think of, and care for, all children as if they were our own kids.
Talking Connectivity with Henry Timms
Sep 14, 2018
The Columbus Foundation President and CEO Doug Kridler sat down with co-author of New Power, Henry Timms, to discuss the dynamics at work in shaping our ever-shifting society, and how the future of our world will be a “battle of mobilization.”
Q&A with Kelley Griesmer, Organizer of The Big Table
Aug 24, 2018
Kelley Griesmer sat down to answer a few questions she often gets as the leader of The Big Table. Tea in hand, here's what she had to share.