We’re here for you and our community, forever.

Whatever your charitable giving goals may be, our team at the foundation can help. We care about our community as much as you do.

Our board of directors and staff are committed to understanding your perspectives on the challenges facing the quality of life in our region. Deeply familiar with local nonprofits, we can serve as a resource to help you give when, how, and to the causes you want.

Our tools and back-office administration capabilities make it easy to keep your giving organized and tax-savvy.

Our mission is to strengthen our communities by connecting people through charitable Giving

The Delaware County Foundation is one of more than 700 community foundations across the United States. As both a 501(c)(3) organization and a convener, community foundations hold a unique position in the regions they serve.

The Delaware County Foundation focuses on enabling current and generational charitable giving for individuals, families, and businesses in Delaware County and Central Ohio. We help you and other donors make a difference in the causes you care most about.

We believe working together will build a better community.

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Our Work

Since 1995, the foundation has distributed more than $12 million in charitable dollars. As a community foundation, we make it possible for anyone to be a philanthropist. We are a collection of ordinary people with an extraordinary passion for giving whose funds are invested and distributed to charitable organizations serving Delaware County and beyond.

How Can I Get Started?

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2022 Board of Directors

Geoffery Kunkler


Jim Waters


Frank Reinhard


Allison Beckman
Asst. Secretary
Scott Cubberly


Eric Bull
Asst. Treasurer
Paula Tarpey

At Large

Pamela Hutchinson


Wayne Jenkins


Rock Jones


Tracey MacDowell


Keith Copeland


Jasmin Green


Adam Hansberry


Gary Merrell


Foundation Staff

Chris Baker

President / CEO

Susie Bibler

Development Director

Jane Beacom

Finance Director

Erika Myers-Bromwell

Foundation Coordinator

Mindy Patrick

Events Coordinator