Columbus Foundation

Organization Overview

Columbus Foundation is located in Columbus, OH. The organization was established in 1937. According to its NTEE Classification (T31) the organization is classified as: Community Foundations, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. As of 12/2019, Columbus Foundation employed 67 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 12/2019, Columbus Foundation generated $304.5m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 9.7% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $151.9m during the year ending 12/2019. While expenses have increased by 1.2% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2014, Columbus Foundation has awarded 31,618 individual grants totaling $704,200,055. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Mission:

Part 3 - Line 1

THE COLUMBUS FOUNDATION IS ENTRUSTED TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ALL ITS RESIDENTS.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

Part 3 - Line 4a

EDUCATION


SOCIAL SERVICES


HEALTH


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Outside Vendors & Contractors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Thinkcsc
Technology
$140,139
Allen Williams & Hughes Co
Website Development
$253,322
Milo's Catering
Catering
$121,881
Fort Ventures Llc
Website Development
$116,347
Scioto Services Llc
Cleaning And Maintenance
$107,667
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$10,303,990
Government grants $1,055,261
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$214,248,104
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $89,965,569
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$225,607,355
Total Program Service Revenue$0
Investment income $35,018,053
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $24,481
Net Rental Income $188,783
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $43,746,849
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $304,494,598

Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Columbus Foundation has awarded $131,008,946 in support to 3,642 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

GIGIS SHELTER FOR DOGS

Org PageRecipient Profile

Columbus, OH

PURPOSE: CONSERVATION

$4,000,000

GIGIS SHELTER FOR DOGS

Org PageRecipient Profile

Columbus, OH

PURPOSE: CONSERVATION

$2,500,000

UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE

Org PageRecipient Profile

Dubuque, IA

PURPOSE: EDUCATION

$1,970,000

FOOD & WATER WATCH

Org PageRecipient Profile

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: SOCIAL SERVICES

$1,650,000

WELLINGTON SCHOOL

Org PageRecipient Profile

Columbus, OH

PURPOSE: EDUCATION

$1,510,000

COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART

Org PageRecipient Profile

Columbus, OH

PURPOSE: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

$1,500,000
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Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 16 grants that Columbus Foundation has recieved totaling $487,696.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Davey Company Foundation

Kent, OH

PURPOSE: ESTABLISHED A DONOR ADVISED FUND TO PROVIDE FOR CHARITABLE AND EDUCATIONAL GRANTS AND EMERGENCY EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE

$150,000
Davey Company Foundation

Kent, OH

PURPOSE: ESTABLISHED A DONOR ADVISED FUND TO PROVIDE FOR CHARITABLE AND EDUCATIONAL GRANTS AND EMERGENCY EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE

$150,000
Build-A-Bear Foundation Inc

St Louis, MO

PURPOSE: General Support

$50,000
Dennis M & Lois A Doyle Family Fdn

Cincinnati, OH

PURPOSE: CHARITABLE - OPERATING

$25,000
Bridge Alliance Education Fund

State College, PA

PURPOSE: COMMUNITY SUPPORT

$20,000
Christian Healthcare Ministries Inc

Barberton, OH

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$20,000
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