Ryan Family Contributes to Greater Good in New Albany

Ellen and David Ryan have not lived in New Albany for several years, but even as Florida residents, they continue to have an impact on the community through their endowment fund at the New Albany Community Foundation. Recently, they awarded a grant to two New Albany youth robotics teams...Read the full article at ThisWeekNews.com »

By |2020-03-12T20:04:33+00:00March 12th, 2020|Community, Grants|

Foundation in Focus: New Albany’s Jefferson Series promotes dialogue, learning

Article by Bilan Yakoub As a young student coming of age at New Albany High School, I needed an inspiration to push me to become a contributing citizen in my community. I was different from most of my peers and the broader community. I saw the world through the lens of a young, Muslim and [...]

By |2020-01-30T21:14:48+00:00January 30th, 2020|Community, Jefferson Series|

Foundation in Focus: Endowments fund grants for community groups, schools

Article by Lynne Redgrave Since its inception, the New Albany Community Foundation has awarded more than $12 million in grants to community organizations that enrich the lives of New Albany residents. In May, another round of grants was approved, totaling nearly $190,000. Many generous families, companies and organizations in the community have established endowment funds [...]

By |2020-01-30T21:11:05+00:00January 30th, 2020|Community|

Foundation Announces McCoy Award Honorees and Major Gift

Melanie and Michael DeAscentis Family honored with Jeanne & John G. McCoy Community Service Award New Albany Community Foundation receives leadership gift from the Raines Cadieux Family in support of the Rose Run Park/Corridor NEW ALBANY, OHIO (December 16, 2019) – The New Albany Community Foundation’s 17th annual Remarkable Evening benefit hosted by Abigail and [...]

2019-2020 Jefferson Series Season Debuts with a Panel Discussion from Former Secretaries of State, Dr. Madeleine K. Albright and General Colin Powell, Moderated by Dr. Fareed Zakaria

The New Albany Community Foundation hosted another sold out audience at the debut of The Jefferson Series’ seventh season.  Two former Secretaries of State, Dr. Madeleine K. Albright and General Colin Powell, engaged in an enriching and dynamic discussion on current events moderated by Dr. Fareed Zakaria, whose Fareed Zakaria GPS program aired portions of [...]

By |2019-10-09T21:07:14+00:00October 9th, 2019|Community, Jefferson Series|

Jefferson Series 2019-2020 Season Announced

Newt Gingrich and Valerie Jarrett, Michael Phelps, plus a Fareed Zakaria moderated panel discussion featuring former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell on tap for the seventh season Tickets to the 2019-2020 Jefferson Series go on sale Wednesday, August 21st at 10:00 am through Ticketmaster. All of the lectures are expected to sell [...]

By |2019-08-19T19:10:23+00:00August 19th, 2019|Community, Jefferson Series|

Glenn Close Inspires Community to Talk Openly About Mental Health and Well-Being

Fresh off of winning Golden Globe and Critic’s Choice Awards for Best Actress for her role in The Wife, actress Glenn Close spent a day in New Albany on January 15 to talk about her accomplished career and her efforts to de-stigmatize mental illness. Close’s lecture was the third in the 2018-2019 Jefferson Series season, [...]

By |2019-05-07T22:08:34+00:00January 18th, 2019|Community, Jefferson Series|

Elizabeth Vargas Shares Insights With Students and the Community During Her Visit to New Albany as Part of the Jefferson Series

The New Albany Community Foundation welcomed Elizabeth Vargas, former co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20 and author of Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction, as the fourth and final lecture of the 2017-2018 Jefferson Series season. Earlier in the day, Vargas met with hundreds of students representing nearly 20 area high schools.  She discussed how [...]

By |2018-08-08T16:55:30+00:00August 8th, 2018|Community|

Jefferson Series Lectures: Chris Matthews

The New Albany Community Foundation presented Chris Matthews, New York Times bestselling author and host of MSNBC’s Hardball, as part of this season’s Jefferson Series lectures. Matthews spoke to central Ohio students in the afternoon and followed with an engaging evening lecture that included such lively audience participation that organizers needed to cut off questions. [...]

By |2018-06-21T17:12:17+00:00April 17th, 2018|Community|