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Over $450,000 in grants were awarded in 2015 to local nonprofits. You could be next!

Community Foundation Announces Next Grant Deadline

Nonprofits, your application for a Community Enrichment grant is due by 11:59 pm on July 29…

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Great Giving with Endowments: Free Seminar on June 9

You are invited to join Lorelei Costa with the Outer Banks Community Foundation on Thursday, June 9 from 5pm to 7pm for a free “Sip & Learn Seminar” to learn more about the powers of endowment giving…

Zachary Warren at the Three 1 Six Skate Park in Frisco. Zac graduated from Cape Hatteras Secondary School and received our Scott Day and Stewart Couch Scholarships in 2015, which helped send him to UNC Charlotte to study education. For more of Zac’s story, see page six. Photograph by Dan Pullen.

Community Foundation Releases 2015 Annual Report

What’s your charitable passion? The Outer Banks Community Foundation explores this in its just released 2015 Annual Report, showcasing 7 new endowment funds and over $620,000 in grants and scholarships…

José Valle, a 2014 graduate of First Flight High School, has been selected as the Outer Banks Community Foundation’s summer 2016 Milton A. Jewell Intern. He earned his Associate’s Degree from Durham Technical Community College in mid-May and will continue his pursuit of a Journalism degree as a junior at UNC Chapel Hill in the fall. Even though he was not officially a UNC student, José has been working at the university’s award-winning student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, where he will serve as next year’s Visual Managing Editor. This summer, he will be working closely with Executive Director Lorelei Costa in managing the Community Foundation’s marketing and public relations.

Community Foundation Announces José Valle as Summer 2016 Milton A. Jewell Intern

From concentrations in accounting and financial management to marketing and public relations, the Outer Banks Community Foundation’s Milton A. Jewell Internship Program is both a prestigious and serious affair…

First Flight High School senior Ian Kenny was presented the prestigious, four-year renewable Milton A. Jewell Academic Scholarship for a total of $24,000 by Scott Brown, a member of the Board of Directors of the Outer Banks Community Foundation. (Photo by Helen Woolard, Visuals by Helen)

Community Foundation Awards $154,775 in Scholarships

Sixty-eight students — both graduating high school seniors and current college students — have received scholarship awards from the Outer Banks Community Foundation to aid them in their pursuit of a college education…