Past Grantees

Since 2013 the Create Columbus Commission has awarded over $250,000.

2013

Project NameOrganization
Young Entrepreneur RecruitmentCapital Crossroads SID
GOOD ideas ColumbusTransit Columbus
SOUP CapacityGCAC
Envisioning the Cols Communities of TomorrowCommunity Research Partners
Viewpoints: MiniMurals by working artists under 40Short North Alliance
Capital City ImpactBesa
10XeleratorFounders Factory + Tech Columbus
The Near East Side HOP Mt Vernon Ave SID

2014

Project NameOrganization
2×2 PartnershipColumbus College of Art and Design
25onHigh: A Photographic JourneyUniversity District Organization
The Art of Business Workshop Series for YP ArtistsWild Goose Creative
Building a Healthy ColumbusUrban Land Institute Columbus
Columbus Social Entrepreneur LaunchpadStarfish Alliance
E: ColumbusEast Columbus Development Company
Fabric of ColumbusCross-Media collective
GiveBackHackColumbus Downtown Dog Park Association
HIGHBALL HALLOWEEN Community HeadquartersShort North Alliance
The Latina Mentoring AcademyHispanic Chamber of Columbus
Opening Our Doors to Mental HealthAlzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio

2015

Project NameOrganization
Downtown Resident Welcome Bag Program SID Public Services Association
Forge AheadForge Columbus
Young Professional / Millennial OutreachFranklinton Board of Trade
We Are ColumbusKen Baldwin
How to Build a Music CityColumbus Songwriters Association
Creative Control FestCommunity Partners Youth Development Organization
Cross the CTransit Columbus

2016

Project NameOrganization
2017 LGBTQA SummitEquality Ohio Education Fund (EOEF)
Micro Venues InitiativeColumbus Songwriters Association (CSA)
L.I.F.E. Program (Life Intelligence of Financial Education)LeaderSpark
LUMOS AcceleratorLUMOS
Short North Music SeriesShort North Foundation
Impressions of the University District University District Organization
Columbus InspiresYP360

2017

Project NameOrganization
Besa NowBesa
The Starting Line  
Alternative Transportation VideosCapital Crossroads SID
New Leaders Council of ColumbusNew Leadership Council
She Creates Columbus 
Young Preservations ‘Takeover of Columbus’Rust Belt Coalition – Young Ohio Preservationists
YP Empowerment SummitColumbus Urban League
ARTreprenuerThe Ohio State University
Brush the BlockSouloTherory
2017 Most Endangered Building List Idea CompetitionColumbus Landmarks Foundation

2018

Non-granting year.

2019

To Be Announced