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Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Inc.

Phone: (614) 469-1950 Fax: (614) 469-4733 250 E Broad St Ste 1700, Columbus, OH 43215

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OFIC is a tax-exempt 501 (c)(30 public foundation with a membership of 34 Ohio independent colleges/universities. OFIC solicits contributions from the corporate/business community for unrestricted, scholarship and program funding for financial support to colleges/universities. 

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Factors that raised the rating for Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • No complaints filed with BBB.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

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Additional Information

BBB file opened: March 09, 1966 Business started: 01/01/1950 Business started locally: 01/01/1950
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Gordon R. Brollier, President Ms. Jayne E. Taylor, V.P. Finance & Administration
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Gordon R. Brollier, President
Customer Contact: Ms. Jayne E. Taylor, V.P. Finance & Administration
Business Category

Foundations - Education, Philanthropy, Research Soliciting Organizations Non Profit Organizations - General Membership

Hours of Operation
M: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
T: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
W: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Th: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
F: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Alternate Business Names
Additional Information

According to the information we have at this time, The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) is exempt from needing a permit to conduct charitable solicitations and fundraising activitiies within the City of Columbus because the organization is a group of affiliate and accredited colleges. For more information regarding this matter, you may wish to contact the City of Columbus Public Safety Department License Section Charitable Solicitation Board. The organization has stated that its purpose is to solicit corporations and foundations for charitable contributions which are distributed to OFIC member colleges/universities to benefit their operating budgets, provide scholarships, and for program assistance. OFIC reports that its methods of fundraising include personal contacts, and telephone solications and direct mail solicitations including campaigns scheduled at various times in the Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Mahoning Valley, Mansfield, Mt. Vernon, NW Ohio, SE Ohio and Toledo, Ohio, areas, during which area business men and women will call on businesses and foundations in conjunction with representatives of OFIC and its member colleges/universities. OFIC has stated that donations go to its charitable cause or purpose, and to member colleges, and that scholarship administration fees cover the operating costs of OFIC.

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