Columbus Community Foundation Non-Traditional Grant-In-Aid Application Available
The Columbus Community Foundation is proud to announce the Non-Traditional Grant-In-Aid Application is now available. 

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Recent Events
Recent Community Grants
USD 493
USD 493 Math Dept Grant
USD 493 Math Department – Grant money was provided to update whiteboard space. The math department is pictured above.

Veteran’s Memorial – Grant money was provided to assist with building the memorial at the County Courthouse in Columbus.

Horses of Hope – Grant money provided to give handicap access to horses.

Central 8th grade Advance Science Class – Grant money was provided to begin an outdoor education space.
The Columbus Community Foundation presents a check to the Mercy Health Foundation in the amount of $10,000.  The grant will be used to help upgrade the mobile mammogram unit from analog to digital technology.

Pictured: Trish Carroll, Susan Schultz, Julie Reams, Ralph White, Angie Saporito (Mercy Maude Norton Administrator), Fred Osborn (Mercy Foundation Vice President), Mary Burke (Mercy mobile mammogram), Sonja Duley, and Amber Wheeler

Pictured Left to Right: 
Columbus Community Foundation Board of Directors:  David Carriger, Trish Carroll, Susan Schultz, Sonja Duley, and Ralph White

CUHS Staff and Technology  Students: Tony Shearburn, Matt Ross, Matt Bolin, Erick
Hamilton, and Tyler Babbitt
CUHS Technology and Engineering Instructor, Matt Ross, received a grant from the Columbus Community Foundation funded by the Columbus Telephone Company Technology Fund to purchase etching equipment for his department. Through the Titans Etching to Learn Project, USD 493 will purchase a free-standing laser platform system allowing students to learn laser etching and cutting technology and processes.

Trish Carroll, Columbus Telephone Company General Manager, stated, "The board of Directors
of Columbus Telephone Company and the Columbus Community Foundation are proud to present USD 493 Technology and Engineering instructor, Matt Ross, with a check for Titans Etching to Learn program.  This program will create new pathways to learning for students of USD 493.  As a technology based company, we are pleased Mr. Ross is preparing students in technology fields to create a workforce of graduates who are prepared for he skills required by employers in the region and across the country."