Columbus Foundation Update: Community Grant Recipients Announced!

The Columbus REALTORS® Foundation Board of Trustees has awarded 10 project grants to local non-profit organizations, for a total investment of $35,000 in the central Ohio community. Learn what makes each of our recipients special by visiting their website!

  • $4,000 – The Buckeye Ranch (www.buckeyeranch.org)
     Funds to purchase bed-bug resistant furniture for My Place youth apartments
  • $11,000 – Franklinton Rising (www.franklintonrising.org)
     To help student-led group rehab third home in west Franklinton
  • $5,000 – Furniture Bank of central Ohio (www.furniturebankcoh.org)
     Will help 20 families with nearly 150 pieces of furniture.
  • $2,000 – Community Shelter Board (www.csb.org

Funds to provide educational programming to approximately 60 youth staying at the VanBuren shelter.

  • $1,000 – House of Many Educations Home

Funding to help 2 neighborhood groups purchase signs for neighborhood entry and make landscaping improvements.

  • $1,000 – Kossuth Street Community Garden (like on Facebook!)
     Funds to help assist dynamic garden with 2017 growing season
  • $2,500 – Homeless Families Foundation  (www.homelessfamiliesfoundation.org)
     Funds to expand the services offered to families residing at the shelter
  • $2,500 – Homes on the Hill CDC (www.hoth-cdc.org)
     Funds to print Fair Housing booklets in English & Spanish for first time home buyer’s