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Create stronger communities with us.

Since 1982, the Neighborhood Design Center has created stronger communities throughout Central Ohio. We welcome you to join us as we engage, elevate, and empower communities through our affordable conceptual design and planning services. 


Support Central Ohio communities.


The Neighborhood Design Center is building programs to support small businesses, engage youth, celebrate individuals, beautify communities, and partner with local artists. Support our efforts by either donating through our giving store page at the Columbus Foundation or by sending a check payable to:

The Neighborhood Design Center

1445 Summit Street, Suite 300

Columbus, OH 43201

Thank you to our donors.

Contributions of $10,000+

Development Partners

Donors can advance our collective work of creating a city that offers hope and opportunity for all, in every single neighborhood.

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Contributions of $5,000 - $9,999

Urban Champions

Donors can maintain the momentum of initiatives that foster community activism, youth education and encourage others to make change in their own neighborhoods.


Contributions of $1,000 - $4,999

Impact Boosters

Donors are invited to extend the Urban Interventions programs to beautify streetscapes, small businesses, public spaces and encourage economic development in neighborhoods across Columbus.

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Lisa Conomy

NDC Board Member


Mike Cadwell

& Jane Murphy

Contributions of $100 - $999

Community Advocates

Donors who are passionate about the work of Columbus’ own community design center and want to ensure its sustainability are invited to make unrestricted gifts.


Aaron Wasserman

Carmine Russo Jr., Board Immediate Past President

Chris & Shawn Hostettler

David & Jennifer Brehm Giving Fund

Isabela Gould

Jennifer Snapp

Jennifer Walton

Kay Bea Jones

Kerstin Carr

Linda Silva

Lucy Frank & Ryan Ulch

Matt Hansen


We collaborate with organizations throughout Central Ohio to create stronger communities.

Campus Partners


Franklinton Board of Trade

Hilltop Business Association

Long Street Business Association


Mt. Vernon District Improvement Association

Orange Barrel Media

Parsons Area Merchants Association

Short North Alliance

The City of Columbus

The City of Westerville

The City of Worthington

The Columbus Foundation

The Ohio State University

University Area Commission

University District Organization


Volunteer with us!

Are you interested in volunteering with NDC on community projects? Sign up below to stay in the loop on opportunities to engage with us.
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Thank you for your interest n volunteering with us!

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