Successful partnerships with businesses, foundations, and organizations are fundamental to supporting children. They provide for children in need and contribute to brighter futures, better schools, and stronger communities for all.

Become A Partner!

Partnership Opportunities

Corporate Partnerships

Unite your company’s volunteerism and charitable giving with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, protecting and providing a better future for the children in our community.

Community Partnerships

Our community, nonprofit, faith-based and post-secondary education partners help us provide special opportunities for the youth in our program, and resources to their families in times of need.

Foundation Partnerships

Foundation partners provide financial support through grants that enable us to serve more children facing adversity in our community.

Government Partnerships

Our federal, state and local government partners support our mission with necessary grants and fundamental initiatives.

Our Partners Make It Possible

Foundation Partners

Alfred L. Wilson Charitable, Helen E. Roberts and Community Camp Funds of The Columbus Foundation

American Electric Power Foundation

Barbara and Bill Bonner Family Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation Fund of the Columbus Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation Milton Lewin Legacy Fund of The Columbus Jewish Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters Scholarship Fund of The Columbus Foundation

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation

Cardinal Health Foundation

Champion Cares Foundation of The Columbus Foundation

Columbus Foundation

Columbus Youth Foundation

Community Health Foundation

D7 Foundation

Della Selsor Trust

Don A. Pickens Fund for Camp Oty’Okwa of The Columbus Foundation

Fred W. Carver Fund of The Columbus Foundation

Harry C. Moores Foundation

J. Ray and Lillian W. Waller Fund of The Columbus Foundation

L Brands Foundation

Lewin Family Foundation

Louis F. Viereck Fund of The Columbus Foundation

M/I Homes Foundation

Mary’s Fund Foundation

Moody-Nolan, Inc.

Nationwide Foundation

NiSource Charitable Foundation

Osteopathic Heritage Foundation

Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville

Patrick J. & Kathleen D. McCurdy Family Foundation of The Columbus Foundation

PNC Bank

Richard C. and Nanciann Kaufman Ninde Foundation of The Columbus Foundation

Robert J. Weiler Family Fund of The Columbus Foundation

Safelite AutoGlass Foundation

Siemer Family Foundation

Skip and Linda Weiler Family Fund of The Columbus Foundation

Springfield Foundation

The Harry C. Moores Foundation

Theodore R. Magnuson Field of Interest Fund of The Columbus Foundation

Theodore R. Magnuson Field of Interest Fund of The Columbus Foundation

Tri-Village Rotary Club

Wilson Sheehan Foundation

Yeager-Thornton Family Foundation of The Columbus Foundation

Corporate Partners


95.5-The Game

97.1-The Fan

Abbott Nutrition

Abbott Nutrition Black Business Network-ERG

Abercrombie & Fitch


AKZO Nobel

Alliance Data Systems, Inc.

Allied Mineral Products

American Electric Power

American Greetings

American Honda Motor Company

American Showa

Anderson Concrete Corporation

Ashland Inc.

Aveda Institute Columbus

Bailey Cavalieri LLC

Baker Hostetler

BMW Financial

Bricker & Eckler LLC

BU-BB Acquisition Co LLC

Cardinal Health


Champion Companies


Clark Grave Vault Company

Clear Channel Outdoor

Clear Channel Radio

Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc.

Columbus Automobile Dealers Association, Inc.

Columbus Business First

Columbus Performance Auto Group

Columbus Square Bowling Palace


Continental Office Environments

Continental Real Estate Companies

Crane Group

Crane Group-Able Roofing

Crane Group-Signature Control

Crane Group-Suburban Steel Supply

Daniels Automotive LLC


Delaware County Bank


DGD Group, Inc.


Emerson Network Power

Empleos & Employment LLC

Ernst & Young LLP



Farmers Insurance

Fifth Third Bank

Frost Brown Todd LLC

G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers

Game Stop

Gatehouse Media Group

GBQ Partners LLC

Glimcher Realty Trust

Grange Insurance

Greif, Inc.

Hamilton Parker Company

Haslett Heating & Cooling


HER The Sanchez Group-Real Living

Highlights for Children



Honda Marysville

Honda of America

Huntington Bank

Ice Miller LLP

Integrated Leadership Systems


JCPenney Columbus Logistics Center

Joe Knows Energy

JPMorgan Chase & Co

Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter LPA

Kimball Midwest

Kingston National Bank

Kohl’s Department Store


Kroger Company

L Brands, Inc.

Lifestyle Communities

M Corporation

Manley Deas Kochalski LLC

Manuta Chemical Consulting

McGraw Hill

Mendoza Company

Mills James Productions, Inc.

Modern Medical, Inc.

Molina Healthcare

Multivista Midwest


Navigator Management Partners



Northstar Golf Club

Nurtur The Salon

ODW Logistics, Inc.

Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association

Ohio Machine

Ohio Media School

Ohio State Bank

Ohio Utilities Protection Service


Old Navy

Paetec Communications


Richwood Bank

Richwood Gazette

Robert Weiler Company


Romanoff Group

Safe Auto Insurance Company

Safelite Solutions LLC

Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Services

Scotts Company

Sherwin Williams

Smoot Construction


Sophisticated Systems, Inc.

State Auto Insurance Companies

Thompson Hine LLP

Time Warner Cable

Tuckerman Home Group

UBS Financial Services

United Healthcare of Ohio

United Midwest Savings Bank

US Bank

Valco Industries

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Wells Fargo

Westmoreland Place

White Castle Management Co.

Wolfe Enterprises, Inc.

Zaner-Bloser, Inc.


Community Partners

A.M.E. Church

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Amachi Ohio

Ashland University

Aveda Institute Columbus


Boys and Girls Clubs of Columbus

Buckeye Ranch


Capital University

CASA of Franklin County

Center for Family Safety and Healing

Center for Healthy Families

Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation

Central Vineyard

City of Zion Church

Clark Kellogg Classic

Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resource Center

Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation

Columbus Chamber

Columbus Children’s Theatre

Columbus City School Administrators & Staff

Columbus East Football Club Coaches

Columbus East Soccer Association

Columbus Metropolitan Library

Columbus Urban League

Columbus Young Professionals Club

Communities in Schools of Central Ohio

Connections Volunteer Center

Council for Union County Families

Dale Carnegie Training

Damas Latinas and Friends

Delaware County Family & Children First

Delaware General Health District

Delta Sigma Theta

Directions for Youth and Families

Dublin Charity Cup

Early Childhood Collaboration

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Franklin University

Future Ready Columbus

HandsOn Central Ohio

Healthy Marriage Collaborative

Honor Project Trust

I Know I Can

Impact 60 Fund

IMPACT Community Action

Industrial Parkway Association

Iota Phi Theta

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio

Junior League

Kappa Alpha Psi


Learning Circle Educational Services


Lewis Center/Polaris Rotary Club

Local Matters


Marysville YMCA

Mentoring Center of Central Ohio

Mid-Atlantic Network of Youth & Family Services

Mount Carmel East

Mt. Carmel West

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church

Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital ADD Clinic

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Behavioral Health

New Hope Church of God

Oakland Park Conservatory

Ohio Benefit Bank

Ohio Christian University

Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Ohio Hispanic Coalition

Ohio Historical Society

Ohio State University

Ohio State University Alumni Association

Ohio State University Athletic Department

Ohio State University Bell Resource Center

Ohio State University Buckeye Mentoring Hub

Ohio State University College of Dentristry

Ohio State University Kirwan Institute

Ohio State University Law School

Ohio State University Libraries

Ohio State University Med Students 4 Kids

Ohio State University Medical Center

Ohio State University Office of Student Life

Ohio State University Outreach and Engagement

Ohio State University Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

Ohio State University Spanish & Portuguese Department

Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan University Community Service Learning



Omega Psi Phi

Online Computer Library Center, Inc.

Open Door Church

Otterbein University

Prison Fellowship Ministries/Angel Tree

Quest Community Church

Rhema Christian Center

Richwood Area Business Association

Richwood Church of Christ

Rotary Club of Springfield

Southfield Community Baptist Church

St. Clair’s Athletic Club

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church Men’s Club

St. Stephen’s Community House

St. Vincent Family Center

Union County Chamber of Commerce

Union County Drug Free Youth Coalition

Union County Parent Education Committee

United Way of Central Ohio

United Way of Clark, Champaign, and Madison Counties

United Way of Delaware County

United Way of Union County

Vineyard Church of Columbus

Wittenberg University

Government Partners

Clark County Municipal Court

Columbus (City of)

Columbus Capital Kids Program

Columbus Fire Department

Columbus Police Department

Columbus Recreation and Parks Department

Delaware Co.

Delaware Co. Board of Developmental Disabilities

Franklin Co.

Franklin Co. Board of Developmental Disabilities

Franklin Co. Children Services

Franklin Co. Court of Common Pleas Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch

Franklin Co. Department of Job and Family Services

Marysville Business Association

Ohio (State of)

Ohio Attorney General’s Office

Ohio Commission on Service and Volunteerism

Ohio Department of Education

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Ohio Department of Taxation

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Ohio Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

Ohio Latino Affairs Commission

Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services

Union Co.

Union Co. Children Services

Union Co. Commissioners

Union Co. Health Department

Union Co. Juvenile Court

Union Co. Senior Services

United States Department of Education

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

United States Forest Service

Milton Lewin Legacy Award

Each year, we recognize a valued partner with the prestigious Milton Lewin Legacy Award. This award honors Milt's lifelong dedication and service to central Ohio children. Winners have included:


The Champion Companies, Brian Yeager and Michelle Yeager-Thornton


L Brands


Anderson Concrete and Doug & Kerrii Anderson


Haslett Heating & Cooling and Stewart McHarg






The Schoedinger Family


Cardinal Health and George S. Barrett, CEO


Rockbridge & James T. Merkel, President & CEO


American Electric Power




Herb Glimcher and Family


The Robert Weiler Family