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Mayor Andrew J. Ginther
City Hall 2nd Floor
90 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
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2023 Summer Programming – Community Partners

2023 Summer Youth Program Awardees

The following organizations have been selected by the City of Columbus to receive funding to support summer youth programming this year:

934 INC
Design Thinking Camp

Afri-Net Center for Global Integration
Afri-Net Summer School 2023

Africentric Personal Development Shop, Inc.
Urban GEMS (Gardening Entrepreneurs Motivating Sustainability)

All Nations Worship Assembly Columbus
Tomorrow’s Leader's Youth Intervention Program

All THAT - Teens Hopeful About Tomorrow
Workforce Development Academy

Always With Us Charities
ACE Summer Program

Asian American Community Services
Healthy Asian Youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, Inc.
Summer 2023 Mentoring Program Enhancement

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio
Formula for Impact

Bridging Our Communities Together for Success
2023 Summer Youth Workforce Development Program

Capital City Equestrian, INC
Mane Connection: Youth Earning, Learning and Gaining Life Skills Through Working With Horses

Central Community House
Summer of Support with TRANSIT ARTS
Youth are Central Summer Camp

Child Development Council of Franklin County
BEE Ready for Kindergarten

Children's Hunger Alliance
Summer Meals for Columbus Metropolitan Library

City of Grace Church Christ Cathedral Church
CBUS Emerging Leaders Academy

City of Refuge GoodLife Foundation
GoodLife Skilled Trades Training Program

Columbus College of Art & Design
College Preview

Columbus Fashion Alliance
Future of Fashion Summer Internship Program

Columbus Metropolitan Library
Summer Community Intern Program

Columbus Urban League
VLOG Influencer Experience
Work Readiness Training University

Community Arts Project Inc., The King Arts Complex
Kings Kids

Community Development for All People
All People After School
All People Freedom Schools Program

Community for New Direction
Summer Camp

Community of Caring Development Foundation
Linden Sports Leadership Academy

Community Refugee & Immigration Services (CRIS)
Summer STEAM

Directions for Youth & Families
Ohio Ave and Crittenton Center Summer Program

Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc.
ARTRageous Out-of-School Time

Engage Central Ohio
LiFEsports Summer Camp at The Ohio State University

Chica Sports & Fitness

Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
Columbus Neighborhood Summer Education Engagement and Equity Initiative

Gladden Community House
Summer Camp 2023

Godman Guild Association
Summer Youth Empowerment Program

Health Impact Ohio
2023 Summer Accelerator Community Health Worker Training Program

Heart Of JOB Foundation
MP 100 Youth Docuseries Project

Help and Hope Community Center, Inc.
Youth Empowered

Help For Homelessness And Beyond, Inc.
L.L S.T.E.A.M Academy Summer Camp Program

Highland Youth Garden
Green Teens at Highland Youth Garden

ICE Mentors Inc.
EPIC Ambassador Summer Program

J. Jireh Development Corporation
Dare to Succeed Program, a Construction Trades Pre-Apprenticeship and Urban Agricultural Program

Kingdom First
Kingdom First Crossover Initiative

Summer Academy for Black Girls

Leadership Columbus
Central Ohio Leadership Academy

Legacy Youth Sports Academy
2023 Lead & Inspire Summer Enrichment Program
Reimagine Safety Through Youth Sports
C.L.I.M.B. (Summer Academic, Resilience & Sports Enrichment Program)

New Birth Summer Enrichment Program

Local Matters
Summer Food Education and Access for Columbus Youth

Mansion Day School
Young Founders Urban Launch School

Martin de Porres Center (Dominican Sisters of Peace)
Rising Youth: Taking Steps Toward Thriving at Home, Work and Community

Mezzacello Urban Farm
UrbanAg Tech Careers

Mothers Of Murdered Columbus Children Summer Safety Experience

MY Project USA
Youth Empowerment Programming

NCBC Human Services Corporation
Kids Care Academy Summer Expansion Program

Ohio Black Dance Organization

SHOWTIME! The Onstage Experience: Artist Workshop

Ohio Hispanic Coalition
Out-of-school Time Youth Initiative

Ohio Youth Development
Pathways to Success: College and Career Readiness through Out-of-School Time

Ours Brothers Keepers
OBK Living With A Purpose

PAST Foundation
SMART Skills Workforce Development Program

Bridging The Gap

Reaching Higher Heights Care Center 4-Life
Back 2 Basic Summer Camp

Remember Us Urban Scouts INC
Hustle and Grow Empowerment Training

Somali Community Link
Summer Youth Leadership Academy

Southside Hope Community Development Corporation
FitforLife Summer Youth Program

St. Vincent Family Services
Therapeutic Summer Program

The Actions that Matter for Youth / Her Crowned Mindset
Power within her CROWN
Brown Girls STEAM Ahead

The African American Male Wellness Agency
Skill Up Summer Youth Program

The Buckeye Ranch, Inc.
Bonner Academy Summer Program

The Charles Madison Nabrit Memorial Garden
Holistic Summer Youth Program

The Columbus Urban League
Youth & Parent Enrichment Initiative       

The Cordelion Performing Arts Academy
The LionHeart Corp

The Neighborhood Design Center
Youth CoLab Pilot

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business
Fisher x MBK Summer Bootcamp: The Business of Sports

The Somali Community Association of Ohio
New American Youth Summer Workshop Series - Academic Achievement

Think Make Live Youth
Summer Workforce Development

Trades of Faith Inc.
Project GENESIS Internship

Too Good Eats
Nourish Our Community!

Urban Resurrection Community Development Corporation
SMART Summer Enrichment Program

Warhol & WALL ST.
Content Creators Camp 2023

Warriors Karate Academy
Summer Warriors Karate Camps & Classes 2023

We Amplify Voices
WE, The Change Summer Camp

We Are Linden
We Are Linden Youth Ambassador Program
WE ARE Cleaning Initiative

Women Just Like Me
Girls of Destiny Summer Camp

YMCA of Central Ohio
Hilltop YMCA Summer Teen Experience

Youth Development of Columbus
Summer Mentorship Program

Youth Over Us, Inc.
The Columbus Summer Youth Experience

YWCA Columbus
Kids Place Summer Camp