Corporate and Nonprofit Partnerships


Fisher College of Business has a tradition of forging meaningful and mutually beneficial partnerships with regional Fortune 1000 companies, diverse nonprofits and thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems in central Ohio and beyond.

These relationships spark innovations that can fuel business growth around the world — and possibly for your organization.

Research Centers of Excellence

Many of the nation's most forward thinking companies turn to Fisher faculty for new ideas and business solutions. Our research centers support teaching, research and development and provide a professional forum for exchange between faculty, students, and both corporate and nonprofit communities. 

Corporate Relations

The Corporate Relations team at Fisher provides strategic connections between Fisher and the business community, linking organizations such as yours to all the areas of the college.

Opportunities for Corporations and Companies

Nonprofit Relations

Fisher students consistently reflect an ambition to not just do well, but to also do good. A business degree from Ohio State is empowering, not just for the knowledge but for the experiences our students gain as they gain hands-on experience working with companies to positively impact their communities.

Explore how Fisher students are gaining nonprofit experience and how your organization can get involved:

Opportunities for Nonprofits

  • Open/Close Fisher Global Consulting: Nonprofit

    Undergraduate students work on a consulting project for a company or business in global locations.

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  • Open/Close Fisher Impact Day

    Fisher undergraduate students, faculty and staff spend a day in service to local organizations and nonprofits.

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  • Open/Close Social Impact Challenge

    Full-Time MBA students learn about the unique world of nonprofits through the design, execution, and presentation of a socially impactful consulting project with a local nonprofit.

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  • Open/Close Max Problem Solving Course

    MBA students work with academics, nonprofits and community leaders to identify and understand complex problems faced by society, including topics such as the opioid crisis, trade wars and the digitalization of society.

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  • Open/Close Student Organizations

    Business for Good (undergraduate)

    • Builds awareness of social entrepreneurship and fosters connections between Ohio State students and the social impact community in Columbus to explore how social impact can be at the core of any business.
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    Fisher Board Fellows (graduate

    • Brings together the Columbus community and Fisher graduate student by placing them on boards of area nonprofits as non-voting members to provide strategic support.
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University Connections

The college also partners with other colleges and units across the university. If you are seeking a multi-disciplinary engagement option, we are here to serve your needs. 

Contact Us

For more information, please contact Ryan L. Gilley, director of corporate relations, in Fisher's Office of Advancement.

Fisher College of Business
Office of Advancement
Fisher Hall
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210