Nonprofit Appreciation Week, presented by Small Biz Cares and the Better Business Bureau features 23 Central Ohio nonprofit leaders across five virtual events. These leaders strive every day to make a difference and deliver a valuable impact to our community.
Register at http://nonprofitappreciation.org
Health & Human Services
Monday, July 20th, 11am-12pm
Autism Power will support individuals with
autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to reach their
full potential as contributing members of
society through meaningful employment, social
engagement, and community participation.
Bottoms Up Diaper Drive
Bottoms Up Diaper Drive was founded in August 2018 by Tim and Jo Welsh as an outgrowth of their love for one another, their faith, and their desire to help meet the needs of families who can’t afford enough diapers to keep their children clean, dry, and healthy. Since then, Bottoms Up has delivered more than 210,000 diapers to nearly 40 food pantries and child care facilities in central Ohio for distribution to those in need. Diapers are collected through drives at churches, schools, and businesses or purchased through the generosity of others.
While in active treatment for Stage III almost Stage IV Breast Cancer, Ms. Jenkins founded the COC in October of 2006; an IRS recognized faith-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization – purposed to help cancer patients SUCCEED on their ROAD TO RECOVERY through Awareness, Emotional Support and Financial Relief Services.
Down Syndrome Association
To support families, promote community involvement, and encourage a lifetime of opportunities for people with Down syndrome.
Youth for Christ
YFC reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ, and commitment to social involvement.
Producing commercially viable new work and regional and world premieres. Cultivating relationships with institutions of higher learning. Collaborating with other arts organizations. Exploring interesting spaces. Creating captivating programming and educational opportunities for all ages.
CCAD fosters a community that educates diverse students so they can unleash their creative power to shape culture and commerce.
Columbus Metropolitan Club
To connect people and ideas through community conversation.
Wild Goose Creative
To build a creative community at the intersection of art, risk, and meaning.
We’re on a mission to inspire the potential and celebrate the ability of every child.
Our program unites children with autism and other developmental disabilities with outstanding services, highly degreed and credentialed experts in their field, a responsive curriculum, and an inclusive culture.
Career Transition Institute
To educate members about the
professional skills and strategies
for a successful job search, career
change, or career advancement
in today’s job market.
Impact Community Action
IMPACT Community Action’s mission is “to fight poverty by providing hope-inspiring help and real opportunities for self-sufficiency.”
United Schools Network
To transform lives and our communities through the power of education.
Columbus Early Learning Centers
To help young learners develop, families succeed, and neighborhoods thrive.
Columbus Humane is not only an adoption and medical resource, but it serves as the law enforcement and cruelty investigation entity for the community.
Licking Humane Society
Licking County Humane Society is a non-profit organization devoted to the humane treatment of animals. We have served Licking County since 1966 and work to improve the lives of animals, and people, through advocacy education, and support.
Ohio Environmental Council
The mission of the Ohio Environmental Council is to secure healthy air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home.
J. Averi Frost
Columbus Urban League
The mission of the Columbus Urban League is to empower African Americans and disenfranchised groups through economic, educational, and social progress.
The Diversity Chamber of Central Ohio is an organization made up of community leaders and activists coming together to empower the LGBTQ+ business community of central Ohio. Founded in 2016 by local movers and shakers, we’re promoting LGBTQ+ business with professional development opportunities, community resources, and networking events.
We’ve been around since 1994. And we’re still one of a kind. In fact, we’re the largest and longest-standing organization in Ohio solely dedicated to serving and supporting queer youth. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we work to provide a safer place, programming, and leadership opportunities so that youth can be free to explore who they are and empowered to become their confident, truest self.
The Women’s Fund
The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio is a public foundation whose mission is to transform the lives of women and girls by mobilizing the collective power and passion of all people working together.
Women’s Small Business Accelerator
The Women’s Small Business Accelerator was formed to help all women business owners, regardless of net worth or education level, achieve their business ownership dreams through empathy, mentoring, and education, thereby improving their lives and our economy through business growth and job creation.
We fulfill our mission and promote dignity for all by addressing urgent issues for today, discussing and planning how to solve these issues for tomorrow, and by fostering systemic change through courageous action and education to prevent issues from arising in the future.