Make Your Mark

Since 1982, we have partnered with thousands of donors across our community, awarding over $7 million in grants and scholarships to local charities and students. $7 million — and counting! The Outer Banks Community Foundation facilitates the philanthropy of individuals, families, businesses, civic groups, and nonprofits. We work with all donors, large and small, to help them realize their charitable goals.

So whether you wish to become a member, contribute to a specific fund, or establish an endowment of your own…

Contribute your estate, or contribute your spare change…

Whether you want to endow your favorite charity, create a scholarship fund, involve your family in grant decisions, or leave the grant-making to us…

Explore your planned giving options, learn about life income arrangements, or just donate quickly online

We invite you to peruse these pages and learn about all the tools and services we can provide to donors like you.

Join us. Leave a legacy. Make your mark. Let us help you give back to our beloved Outer Banks.

Here’s where to start: