Key Takeaways From The Big Table Conversation

On August 29, The Dublin Community Foundation hosted a Big Table conversation right here in Dublin, Ohio. This conversation was one of many that took place across central Ohio – thousands of people representing different backgrounds, neighborhoods, and interest groups participated in hundreds of conversations to discuss how to create a strong and connected community…. READ MORE

The Dublin Community Foundation Hosts The Big Table

The Dublin Community Foundation is excited to announce we are joining the community-wide effort, The Big Table on behalf of The Columbus Foundation. On August 29, people from across central Ohio will gather for conversations throughout the day. Conversations will happen at breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time in between—whenever a group of dedicated people… READ MORE

TEDx Innovation Drive: Three Coffman Graduates Create Idea-Sharing Event

Started in 2009, TEDx supports independent organizers who want to create events to share ideas in communities worldwide, according to ted.com. It is the independent, do-it-yourself version of TED, which began in 1984 with conferences covering technology, entertainment and design. TEDx Innovation Drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 7,… READ MORE

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

Volunteer Opportunities

In support of Welcome Warehouse please consider volunteering for one of the times below. Comment below so that your date and time is published for other board members to see. Wed. July 27, 11:00am: School Supply Shopping (meet at Sawmill/Hard Rd. Walmart) Thurs. August 4, 2:00-5:00pm: Sort and Assemble School Supply Kits (at Indian Run… 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