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Welcome to the Nonprofit Center

Explore the Nonprofit Center to learn how The Columbus Foundation engages with nonprofit organizations, including grant opportunities, The Giving Store, Better Together, nonprofit capacity building, marketing tools, and creating an endowment fund for your organization.

EXPLORE & APPLY

The Columbus Foundation has many resources and opportunities for nonprofit organizations looking to make a lasting impact on our community.

Grant Opportunities

Explore grants available through The Columbus Foundation and five Supporting Foundations.

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Deadlines & Open Houses

Review past and upcoming grant deadlines and learn more about Grant Opportunity Open Houses

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Educational Programs

Register to attend an upcoming Nonprofit Forum or Giving Store workshop or learn more about a cohort-style educational series offered to help nonprofits thrive.

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The Giving Store

The Giving Store features Directory Listings for more than 1,300 nonprofits from ten central Ohio counties. Ensure your nonprofit organization is included, and up-to-date!
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Better Together

Raise funds for current needs at your nonprofit organization with the Better Together crowdfunding platform.

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Nonprofit Toolkit

Access Foundation logos, final report forms, marketing materials, and other resources.

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Nonprofit Endowment Services

View options for nonprofit sustainability by creating an Organization Endowment Fund.

WE’RE HERE TO HELP

Our staff is built of talented, educated, innovative, and passionate people who, like you, want to make our community better for everyone.

 

To learn more, reach out to a member of our Community Research and Grants Management team or email nonprofits@columbusfoundation.org.

Dan A. Sharpe
Vice President – Community Research and Grants Management
Tracey De Feyter
Supporting Foundations Administrator
Chasity Edwards
Director of Education Grantmaking
Nancy Fisher
Senior Grants Manager
Sara Law
Supporting Foundations Grants Assistant
Mark A. Lomax, II, DMA
Director, Arts & Generational Grantmaking
Matthew Martin
Director, Community Research
Hena Masood
Director, Evaluation & Data Insights
Melissa McCool
Associate Grants Manager
Emily Savors
Senior Director, Grantmaking
Erin Scott
Director of Capacity Building and Community Knowledge
Becca Sigal
Community Research and Grants Management Administrator
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