Community Shares of Mid Ohio has been working in the Central Ohio community for more than 20 years, which has allowed us to help more than 100 different nonprofits by distributing more than $8 million over the years.


Community Shares of Mid Ohio builds mutually beneficial relationships and secures resources to empower member nonprofits in Central Ohio.


Nonprofits collaboratively creating a more just, caring and healthy community for all.


Accountability to All

  • Transparency, accountability and equity act as the foundation of Community Shares and our member nonprofits.

Donor First

  • Generosity and trust form the base of our relationship with donors which we honor through a commitment to their designated choices.

Stronger Together

  • Our inclusiveness extends beyond just our members and partners to include individuals, values and ideas that contribute to each of us and our organizations as a whole.

Working for the Future

  • We pursue a more just, caring and healthy community by the dedicated work of Community Shares, our member nonprofits and partners.
What Is Workplace Giving?

Workplace giving campaigns allow employees to make tax deductible donations to Community Shares member charities through one time or repeat payroll contributions of any dollar amount — from $1 a paycheck and up!

Community Shares of Mid Ohio represents more than 60 charities, and employers and their staffs can designate their donation to any member charity or group of charities based on what organization represents the causes they care about most.

Community Shares of Mid Ohio Member Agencies

Columbus Institute for Contemporary Journalism -The Free Press has been a member of Community Shares since it was founded. Click on the link above to see a list of member agencies.

Community Shares of Mid Ohio
tel: (614) 262-1176 | fax: (614) 262-4343
1699 W Mound St | Columbus, OH 43223