We actively encourage our associates at all levels to play meaningful roles in groups they believe in.

In place since 2005, the Crane On Board program encourages our associates to fill active volunteer board positions with eligible non-profit organizations. Currently, 45 Crane Group leaders serve on more than 75 non-profit boards.

Since its inception, Crane On Board Leaders have donated in excess of 120,000 hours.

Some of our past and present Crane On Board partnerships:

American Red Cross–Ohio Buckeye Region


Arts Midwest

BalletMet Columbus

Better Business Foundation

Boys Scouts of America—Black Swamp Area Council

Bridgeway Academy

COSI–Center of Science & Industry

Canine Companions for Independence

Capital Area Humane Society

Central Ohio Diabetes Association

Central Ohio Technical College

Children’s Hunger Alliance

Columbus Academy

Columbus Arts Endowment

Columbus Jewish Center

Columbus Museum of Art

Columbus Next Generation Development Corporation

Columbus Partnership

Columbus School for Girls

Columbus State Community College

Communications Service for the Deaf–Sioux Falls South Dakota

Community Shelter Board

Court Appointed Special Advocates

Deaf Initiatives

Dorothy E. Ann Fund

Enterprise Works

Franklin Park Conservatory

Franklin University

Friends of the Drexel

Furniture Bank of Central Ohio

FutureReady Columbus

Gallaudet University

Goodwill Columbus

Hocking Valley Athletics

Homeport Columbus

I Know I Can

Limited Brands Foundation

Local Matters


May We Help

Mended Hearts of Central Ohio

National Roofing Contractors Association

National Technical Institute for the Deaf Foundation

Ohio Business Roundtable

Ohio Historical Connection

OhioHealth Foundation/ Grant Medical Center

Olentangy Athletics

Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation

Reeb Avenue Center

Reese Shackelford Foundation

Rocky Fort Headley Hunt

Team Heart and Sole

The Charles School

The Ohio State University Foundation

The Ohio University Foundation

The Wellness Community

The Works–Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology

Upper Arlington Community Foundation

Women’s Funding Network