Established more in 1943 by a group of passionate citizens, the Columbus Foundation strives through engaged philanthropy to improve the community and the quality of life in central Ohio. We serve as the trusted philanthropic advisor® to over 2,400 individuals, families, and businesses who have created charitable funds and planned gifts to make a difference in the lives of others through the most effective philanthropy possible. Serving the region for more than 70 years, the Columbus Foundation is today the seventh largest community foundation in the United States.
We believe giving creates extraordinary opportunities. For your community. For your family. And for your legacy. Our role is to help you make the very most of your gifts, now and in the future. From individuals and families to businesses and organizations large and small, we offer a path for every type of philanthropy.