Thank you for your interest in support from Columbia Gas/NiSource.
Please review our guidelines and submit your application below.
Columbia invests in Ohio and the 1.4 million customers we serve. Our vision is to impact and contribute to life-changing organizations. Programs that keep us safe, provide food and shelter to those in need, promote economic growth and workforce development, and energy education. We share in the goal of seeing sustainable growth in our communities and pride ourselves on bring good ambassadors.
Columbia Cares provides grants to 501(c)3 organizations located within our service territory. We give preference to organizations that align with one of our four impact areas and/or has high employee engagement or a board member.
Emergency assistance, disaster preparedness, accident prevention, first aid, safety education, and natural gas safety.
Creation of sustainable business development and employment opportunities. Includes gas infrastructure and overall community vitality.
STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), natural gas education, energy conservation and initiatives.
Hunger, housing, and social services.
Please review the above guidelines and determine that your organization meets our criteria. After reviewing the guidelines, have your charitable tax ID/EIN number ready to submit your request via the application portal. You should receive a response within four weeks of your submission. Faxed, mailed, or emailed requests will not be considered.
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