The Columbia 50th Birthday Celebration, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides funds for programs that benefit the celebration activities. Established in 2013, its mission is to promote and sponsor programs, events and activities leading up to and during Columbia’s 50thyear (2017) that result in the rededication of the “brilliant expectations” that created Columbia; inspire an appreciation of the uniqueness of the new city; and spark the imagination of possibility for future generations.

Make a donation The Celebration accepts checks, credit cards and cash donations. Checks can be mailed directly to the Columbia 50th Birthday Celebration, Inc. or brought to 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD 21044. You can make a secure contribution online below.

Make a pledge. A pledge is a contribution or series of contributions that you promise to pay over a specific term. Your pledge must specify the total amount of contributions, the frequency of payment installments (annually, monthly or quarterly) and the amount of each individual payment installment. In accordance to the terms you specified, the Celebration will contact you when your pledges are due. Make a pledge now.