Stories of Impact
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Donor and Fund Philanthropy
2019 Harrison M. Sayre Award Winner
Joe and Linda Chlapaty are terrific representatives of philanthropy in action. From their financial support and volunteer service for a variety of nonprofit organizations, to their commitment to investing in the future, both are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others.
2019 Columbus Foundation Award Winner
Over the past 50+ years, Alvis’ impact has skyrocketed. The organization went from serving 60 men in 1967 to nearly 10,000 men, women, young adults, and children today—providing them with a range of treatment programs and services based on each person’s needs.
2019 Inaugural Acorn Award Winner
September 11, 2001, will forever be remembered as a tragic day in American, and world, history. However, in the midst of so much horror and loss, remarkable displays of human connection and support shined through.
2018 Columbus Foundation Award Winner
Founded in 2003, Community Development for All People (CD4AP) has been working to strengthen the South Side and create a sense of community among a diverse racial and socio-economic area. With the organization’s breadth, depth, and strong leadership, The Columbus Foundation is proud to present CD4AP and Rev. John Edgar with The Columbus Foundation Award.