Opportunities to Give

Opportunities to Give

There are many opportunities to give to support those in crisis in Bartholomew County.  If you are wondering how you can help, here are a few ideas:

If you would like to help Bartholomew County families and individuals feeling the effects of the pandemic, the United Way of Bartholomew County has launched a COVID-19 Relief Fund  Donate Here

Bartholomew County Emergency Child Care and Council for Youth Development is working to ensure access to quality care for the most vulnerable children and families in our community by providing emergency child care options. There are two ways to support families by providing your services as a paid caregiver:


#COLUMBUSCARES Show Your Support. Purchase a yard sign for $15 as your way of saying “THANK YOU” to all the wonderful folks working so hard during this time to help Bartholomew County’s most vulnerable citizens while at the same time supporting the YES Cinema and its mission with the Lincoln Central Neighborhood Family Center. For more information and to purchase your sign click HERE.

The Columbus Area Arts Council is inspiring and uplifting our community.  Donate a minimum of $20 to CAAC and receive a “Stay Healthy-Stay Creative” sign delivered to your door.  Check out the CAAC Website for more information.

Purchase the Exhibit Columbus & Hoosier Sporting Goods Stay Strong Columbus T-shirt to support the community efforts of the United Way of Bartholomew County. For a minimum donation of $15.00, you’ll receive your limited-edition t-shirt and 100% of the profit will go to the United Way COVID-19 Relief Fund. Purchase your T-shirt HERE.

The Heritage Fund of Bartholomew County provides grants to area non-profits each year through their Community Fund.  Each year, through generous support from community members, this fund distributes approximately $500,000 to nonprofits through a competitive grant application process. You can support the Community Fund by donating HERE.