Help us acquire and restore lands along Big Darby Creek, our state and national Scenic River

A $1.3 million+ Bonus Pool will amplify giving on a pro rata basis – increasing all Big Give donations.

Donations can be made in honor of, or in memory of. All donors will receive an AOA membership.

The Big Give rally begins on Tuesday, October 10 at 10:00 a.m. EDT and ends on Wednesday, October 11 at 12:00 noon.

It’s easy to participate!

  1. CLICK on the “Support AOA” button below to go to The Columbus Foundation website.
  2. FOLLOW the directions to find AOA among the eligible non-profits listed.
  3. GIVE securely using a major credit card, with a minimum of $20. All credit card fees are covered by The Columbus Foundation – 100% of Big Give donations go to AOA!
  4. To Donate by Phone click on this link: Donate by Phone Instructions
  5. CELEBRATE your role in helping conservation, making a difference in our community!
  6. CONTACT Steve Moore (614-251-4000) or smoore@columbusfoundation.org if you have any donation issues

NOTE: This information will be prominently displayed on our home page on October 10th

Help us acquire and restore lands along Big Darby Creek, Ohio’s premiere state and national Scenic River recognized for its exceptional water quality and biological diversity.

Imagine a continuous greenspace corridor along Big Darby Creek which includes both natural areas and working lands, enhances water quality, and provides critical home habitat and migratory paths for many native bird, waterfowl, wildlife, bat, plant and pollinator species.

Our conservation work is part of a collaborative effort carried out with the participation and support of many local and regional conservation, sportsmen, recreational and civic organizations.

THANKS for your support of our conservation mission!