October 23, 2020
Bank of America Names Columbus Works and City Year Columbus as 2020 Neighborhood Builders®
Program Provides $400,000 in Flexible Funding and Leadership Skills Development Training to Advance Economic Mobility in Columbus
COLUMBUS – City Year Columbus and Columbus Works have been named as the 2020 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders® awardees for Columbus. The nonprofits were selected for their work in the Columbus community to address issues fundamental to economic mobility.
As an awardee, each organization receives a $200,000 grant, a year of leadership training for the executive director and an emerging leader, a network of peer organizations across the U.S., and the opportunity to access capital to expand their impact. Since 2004, Bank of America has invested over $260 million in 50 communities through Neighborhood Builders, partnering with more than 1,300 nonprofits and helping more than 2,600 nonprofit leaders strengthen their leadership skills.
With grateful hearts we announce that the Columbus Foundation has chosen Columbus Works for the 2020 class of Top 5 Non Profits To Watch. Read more and learn about the fantastic work of these 5 organizations, all contributing to our community in remarkable ways.
Columbus Works is thrilled to be the featured non-profit organization in the March 2020 issue of Columbus CEO Magazine. Click here to read more about CW Member Rebecca's success story, and that of so many more of our neighbors.
At Columbus Works we regularly ask, what did we do? Who is better off as a result? Our annual report answers these questions. Give it a read and learn more about the success of Columbus Works Members, the people and organizations funding our work, and the outcomes that lift up our neighbors and their families in tremendous ways!
Our Founder, President and CEO was featured in this week's Columbus Leadership Podcast. Take a listen and learn what drives Columbus Works to serve its neighbors and fight to eliminate poverty in our city.
So much has happened this year, and we are very proud of our Members and their accomplishments. Find out how they're doing, and what we've learned, so far this year, in our 2nd Quarter 2018 Newsletter. Oh, and for our Employer Partners look for information on an upcoming an event planned just for you! tinyurl.com/yc5eqmlv
2017 was a great year for Columbus Works Members. Read more about the relationships built, results, learning contributions, as well as our goals for 2018 in our 2017 Results Report.
We are pleased to have Columbus Business First report on the work of Columbus Works team, Members, support and Employer Partners. Truly it is only through working together, that our Members experience life changing success. Read the full article here. tinyurl.com/ybjkqxqy
The September Results and Newsletter is out! Learn more about how Columbus Works is impacting poverty in central Ohio. Read Member success stories, and find out you can become part of this transformational work. News includes Member work anniversaries, promotions and raises, staff news, and how you can give to Columbus Works.
Columbus Non-Profit Columbus Works Celebrates 1st Anniversary and 70th Member to Receive Job Skills Training and Job Placement Assistance
Columbus, OH (August 3, 2017) - Under the leadership of Beth Gifford, Columbus Works is celebrating 12 months of operation and their 70th member to receive training and job placement assistance.