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Here’s why one Columbus college decided to open a food bank for low-income students

“This is an important collaboration of two of our clients – Columbus State Community College and the Mid-Ohio Food Bank – that demonstrates the power of a collective vision to
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Think of a capital or comprehensive campaign like running a marathon. You wouldn’t show up at the starting line without training, or immediately sit down as soon as you crossed
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How did you get involved in serving nonprofit organizations? Volunteering. Recently, for a start-up public health group, and before that, my public library, and a wonderful nonprofit daycare. And throughout
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A children’s museum can tell a donor that it educates 10,000 students each year—that 50% of its visiting schools come from low-income districts, that 1,200 youth participate in the “Girls
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For over three decades, Drew McCartt has given his time and talent to work on behalf of nonprofit organizations, both as a development professional and a dedicated leadership volunteer. Prior
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The importance of public spaces—urban parks, multi-use green spaces, conservatories—has never been greater. Green spaces offer critical solutions to 21st-century challenges; they improve mental and physical health, enhance our air and water, attract residents and businesses, benefit local economies through increased tourism and spending, and build community as spaces of diversity and inclusion. True to their nature as “public goods,” these places benefit all.

Giving USA 2019: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for 2018, was released on June 18, and questions about the data and its possible impact on nonprofits and fundraising immediately followed.
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