With the end of 2021 fast approaching, we’re looking back to recognize the grants and scholarships awarded this year by the Columbus Area Community Foundation.
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Competitive grant awards in 2021
The Community Foundation awarded $20,000 in competitive grants out of the Columbus Operating Fund in 2021. These grants were awarded to the following organizations and projects:
- First Christian Church – Columbus: Help Children’s Toy Box.
- USD #493 (Columbus): Golf and cross-country programs.
- Cherokee County: Cherokee County Sheriff’s K-9 program.
Congratulations to this year’s grant recipients! We can’t wait to see the finished projects!
Scholarship awards in 2021
During 2021, eight scholarship funds awarded more than $10,000 total to help fund local students’ post-secondary education. Congratulations to all our scholarship recipients, and good luck with your studies!
Learn more about scholarship funds at the Columbus Area Community Foundation.