Paying Forward Together

At Ohio State, our greatest strength is our people. Take a look at some of the inspiring work you have helped them accomplish.


Despite the challenges we’ve faced, your generosity and commitment to our people and their life-changing work is unwavering. We are excited to continue this journey with you to make a difference in our world. Let’s keep paying forward together. Read on to see some of the remarkable work our people are achieving.


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The connection between cancer prevention and COVID-19
To keep our community healthy, researchers at Ohio State are studying how cancer prevention, screening, treatment and survivorship behaviors are impacted within the context of COVID-19. See how your gifts are transforming patient outcomes. Read more.

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Young Scholars Program supports one woman’s dream of becoming a doctor
Your support of scholarships like these helps keep an Ohio State education accessible and affordable for the Buckeyes of today like Melanie Russell, and of tomorrow, like those she has mentored and will help. Read more.

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Celebrating 50 years of transformative power
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has been a pillar of Ohio State through flagship programs dedicated to championing underrepresented students as they navigate their unique journeys. Your support has uplifted these students for 50 years and counting. Read more.

Tell your story
Each of us has a story for why we choose to give back to what matters most. What’s yours?

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