100% of every dollar you donate goes directly to a deserving student in the Columbus Scholars project. Council members separately raise an Administrative Fund to pay all overhead, fund raising and administration expenses. If you want to make a donation, please send a check to Columbus Scholars Fund, Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Inc., 1340 13th Street, Columbus, GA 31901-2345. You can also go online to and make a donation by credit card through the Community Foundation website. You must designate the funds to the Columbus Scholars Fund.