• register now for the inaugural finance summit

    Join your peers at our March 31 Summit, designed for foundation finance professionals like you. An investment forecast, updates on tax policy that may impact your organization and exploring the connection between mission and finance are the day’s focus, along with breakout discussions about the issues that matter most in your work. 


    The April 21 Grants Managers Summit will kick off with a presentation from PEAK Grantmaking on power dynamics and grantee partnerships, with the afternoon devoted to breakout dialogues on grantmaking practices and issues that matter to you.  

  • renew your membership online

    It’s time to renew your Philanthropy Ohio membership for 2020 before it expires in January. You can update your organization’s contacts, generate an invoice and pay online. Visit the Membership Renewal dropdown item on the Members tab to log in and get started.

  • A glance back at 2019

    Take a look back at all the ways we served you – our members – in 2019, from leadership events to public policy to programs and learning. We are the strong, sustainable association for Ohio philanthropy and look forward to continuing to serve you this year.


    Our second annual Corporate Funders Summit brings the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship to Columbus on April 28, sharing the latest CSR trends and strategies, before an afternoon devoted to facilitated discussions with colleagues on how they do the work that matters most to corporate philanthropy.


    Beginning in December 2019, Philanthropy Ohio rolled out new exclusive discounts for members. Philanthropy Ohio members have access to savings on entertainment, travel, movie tickets, theme parks, sporting events, hotel stays, rental cars and much more.

Member Spotlight

The Ottawa County Community Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Last year, the foundation awarded over $49,000 in grants to 29 Ottawa County organizations and gave 119 scholarships, totaling $141,993 for students.

“As we begin 2020, we are excited to build on our first 20 years of success,” said Board President Joy Roth.  “From humble beginnings in 1999, we have grown to 90 funds (including two new funds established in 2019) which are invested for the future. Our assets are currently over $9 million which will allow us to continue our mission of Doing Good. Forever.

The Ottawa County Community Foundation was created in 1999 by community citizens to improve the quality of life for those who live, work and visit the Ottawa County area. To meet all our members, please visit philanthropyohio.org/directory.

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Friday, February 7, 2020
Ohio Philanthropy News - February 7, 2020

Cincinnati Chamber unveils 2020 'We Are Making Black History' campaign honorees including Dora Anim, chief operating officer at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.


Attend an Event

Thursday, February 27, 2020

An informal conversation about how your organization evaluates the impact of your grantmaking

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Engage in rich discussions on the challenges and opportunities facing philanthropic professionals and organizations who are engaged in equity work or who aspire to begin

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Learn about key battles and opportunities, what’s at stake and in play in 2020 and the potential impact on struggling families, workers and communities