Dublin Community Foundation Supports Welcome Warehouse

This year, Welcome Warehouse — a nonprofit organization providing support to Dublin and Dublin City School District families who are financially struggling – provided new school supplies, assisted with cost of calculators, and covered ACT and SAT registration fees to about 450 students. Welcome Warehouse received private donations and a $3,000 grant from The Dublin Community… READ MORE

Dublin Community Foundation Celebrates “Wallbreaking” of the Dublin Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library

The Dublin Community Foundation President Michelle Cramer and Board Member Carol Clinton participated in the ceremonial “wallbreaking” of the Dublin Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library on December 6, 2017. “The Dublin community strongly values our library for providing a safe and vibrant place for learning, sharing, promoting literacy and a love of reading,” said… READ MORE

2017 Spring Grants Announced; $14,000 Awarded

The Dublin Community Foundation has awarded spring grants for The Dublin Police, Let Me Run and Welcome Warehouse. The Dublin Police Department was granted $8,500 in support of their canine unit reinstatement in 2017. The Department had a canine program since the 1990s and the last canine retired at the end of 2015. Bringing back… READ MORE

2016 Fall Grant Announcement of $10,000

Dublin Foundation recently awarded grants to Let Me Run, The Dublin Arts Council and The Ohio Wildlife Center. Let Me Run inspires boys through the power of running to be courageous enough to be themselves, to build healthy relationships, and to live an active lifestyle. The trained coaches combine exercise with fun activities and lessons to… READ MORE

2016 Spring Grant Announcement of $8,920

Dublin Foundation recently awarded grants to Welcome Warehouse and KidsSMILES during the Spring giving season. Michelle Cramer, CFRE, President, Board of Governors comments on importance of these partnerships; “Community Foundations across the country are serving as conveners and catalyst in their communities, bringing various organizations together to achieve common goals and leverage dollars.  The Dublin Foundation… READ MORE

Donation for $3,000 Provides Supplies for KidSMILES Program: Promoting the Importance of Good Dental Hygiene

KidSMILES began in 2010 as an energetic and informative educational outreach program teaching elementary school children the importance of good dental hygiene. Since inception, the program has expanded through partnership with the United Way of Central Ohio and Smart Start to provide the same, exciting forms of education, to local preschools. Through school-age educational programs… READ MORE

The Dublin Foundation sponsors event held by GDRA (Greater Dublin Realtors Association) to raise awareness against distracted driving in support of Maria’s Message

The Dublin Foundation sponsors event held by GDRA (Greater Dublin Realtors Association) to raise awareness against distracted driving in support of Maria’s Message. The event was held on November 21st at MAG in Dublin. Funds raised from the event totaled more than $30,000 and purchased two distracted driving simulators. One of the simulators will be located… READ MORE

Donation of $1,800 to CoolTechGirls/ROX: Engaging Young Women in the fields of STEM

 CoolTechGirls are the girls of today, creating the world of tomorrow through science, technology and engineering (STEM). The initiative of the group is to provide a supportive and collaborative environment to school age girls to ignite their passion in science and technology.   The core of the program parallels with ROX, which provides girls critical learning… READ MORE

Donation for $2,684 Provides Supplies for KidSMILES Program: Promoting the Importance of Good Dental Hygiene

 KidSMILES began in 2010 as an energetic and informative educational outreach program teaching elementary school children the importance of good dental hygiene. Since inception, the program has expanded through partnership with the United Way of Central Ohio and Smart Start to provide the same, exciting forms of education, to local preschools.  Through school-age educational programs… READ MORE

Donation for $1,800 to Dublin Library: Supporting Annual Dublin Literacy Day for Students of Daniel Wright Elementary

Author Meghan McCarthy inspired the students of Daniel Wright Elementary during the third annual, Dublin Literacy Day by reading her book, Pop: The Invention of Bubblegum with a little help from local community leaders. A bubble gum blowing contest topped the Literacy day, where community leaders took part in a fun competition. Although the event lasted three… READ MORE