Grant Spotlight Archive

Central School Community Gym

If the walls of the Central School Round-top Gymnasium could talk, they would have stories to tell:  stories about basketball practices where players loved to hate their coaches and the victory celebrations on Friday night because of those hard practices; stories about wrestlers who couldn’t hear the referee’s whistle because the cheers of the crowd … Continue reading →

Partnership makes an impact at Columbus’ Carnegie Library

In the last 20 years, Columbus Historic Carnegie Library has been the recipient of numerous grants from CCF, including grants for additional storage, handicap accessibility to comply with ADA guidelines, special reading rooms, and an overall facelift.  Without these grants, this historic library would have been closed because it would have been inaccessible to many … Continue reading →

American Legion Ball Park Complex

With ten children involved in sports, Columbus Community Foundation founder Ivan Crossland, Sr., and his wife Virginia spent hundreds of hours at the ball fields during the summer months.  Because it likely felt like their home away from home, the baseball and softball fields held a very special place in the hearts of the Crossland … Continue reading →