The 105-year-old Columbus Urban League (CUL) is an advocate and resource for Black and urban communities that is dedicated to growing wealth, education, earning power and small businesses while also supporting strong families. Driven to advance racial equity and social justice, CUL has distinguished itself as an effective organization in numerous ways, including as one of only ten organizations to be selected for funding by One Million Black Women and by earning ranking as one of the top five percent of all 93 National Urban League affiliates.


Your Columbus Urban League is a trusted, community-driven organization. We champion a fully inclusive economy by dismantling systemic barriers faced by Black and Urban Communities and investing in people’s strengths and gifts to stabilize families and grow wealth.


A fully inclusive economy where everyone is supported and can achieve their full potential and contribute to the greater good.

Core Values

We are a trusted Advocate that delivers innovative, transformational services with the highest integrity and respect for the people we serve. We are a relevant and effective provider for our families, communities, stakeholders, and partners.