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Your giving is unique.

Since 1943, we’ve been working with passionate individuals, families, organizations, and businesses who show their spirit by supporting causes that strengthen and improve our community.


Once we understand why you give and what you want to accomplish, we’ll help you choose from a full range of charitable funding options that can be personalized and structured to meet your specific charitable goals.

Simple and Convenient
Donor Advised

Take an active role in your philanthropy with these flexible funds.

Empowering Education
Scholarship Fund

Make the dream of an education come true for students.

Long-Term Support
Designated Fund

Support the good work of a favorite nonprofit in perpetuity.

Following Your Passion
Field of Interest

Create a fund for specific causes or nonprofits that are close to your heart.

Addressing Needs in the Community
The Fund for Columbus

Support the community’s greatest emerging needs with an unrestricted contribution.

Stability and Credibility for Nonprofits
Organization Endowment

Help ensure lasting financial stability for a nonprofit of your choice.


Our special initiatives are signature components that bring our mission to life. They're made possible by individuals like you who are joining with us to strengthen and improve the community we call home.

The Big Table

An annual day of conversation and community building across the central Ohio region.


The Big Give

Extraordinary online giving days that amplify donations and highlight how big-hearted our community is. 


Critical Need Alert

Addressing our community's most immediate needs by partnering with generous donors and community members.


Disaster Relief Funds

Supporting nonprofits responding to local, national, and international emergencies, natural disasters, and epidemics.


Create an enduring philanthropic legacy for yourself, your family, or your business.


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.


To learn more, reach out to a member of our Donor Services team or email

Angela G. Parsons, JD, CAP®
Vice President – Donor Services
J. Bradley Britton, JD, LLM
Director of Planned Giving and General Counsel
Jeff Byars, CAP®
Associate Director for Donor Services
Carrie Klus, CAP®
Senior Advisor for Donor Services
Chris Donovan, JD, CFRE, CAP®
Associate Director for Donor Services
Lisa M. Jolley, JD, CAP®, AEP®
Senior Director for Donor Services
Lisa Lynch, CAP®
Associate Director for Donor Services
Steven Moore
Chief of Staff
Hilary Stone, MBA, CAP®
Senior Advisor for Donor Services
Alicia Szempruch, MPA, CAP®
Associate Director for Scholarships
Tess Tannehill, JD, CAP®
Senior Advisor and Associate General Counsel