Who are we?
Founded in 1991 by a group of businessmen, the Columbus Community Foundation
has grown from a silent but generous and charitable organization to a Foundation committed to making a lasting impact on Columbus and the surrounding community.  Grounded in the fundamental roots of its Founders, CCF promotes the management of charitable gifts allowing individuals to make a lasting contribution to 
their community.
Recent Events
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."