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At The Columbus Foundation, we continuously support your efforts by customizing our expertise to fit your giving preferences. We look to create an experience for you through events, publications, and personal connections that help maximize your charitable investments.

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We’re Here to Help

Our Donor Services team is experienced, knowledgeable, and focused on the goals of your giving while honoring donor intent. We share a passion to help your generosity do the most good. Because that’s what truly matters.

Angela G. Parsons, J.D., CAP®
Vice President – Donor Services
Brad Britton, J.D., LL.M.
Director of Planned Giving and General Counsel
Jeff Byars, CAP®
Associate Director for Donor Services
Christine Donovan
Donor Services Officer
Lisa Jolley, J.D., CAP®
Senior Director of Donor Services
Lisa Lynch, CAP®
Associate Director for Donor Services
Steven Moore
Community Counsel and Director of Donor Services
Alicia Szempruch
Scholarships Officer and Manager of The Big Table