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Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Enrichment, Pauline Wright, David Loy, Aviation Education, and Schiffman Grants

The Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its Community Enrichment, Pauline Wright, David Aycock Loy, Aviation Education, and Schiffman Grants. Proposals are due by Friday, April 28…

Community Foundation Board of Directors (Left to right, back: Greg Honeycutt, Ray White, Teresa Osborne, Bruce Austin, Chris Seawell, Clark Twiddy and front: Nancy Caviness, Nancy Sugg, Scott Brown, Loretta Michael)

Community Foundation Awards Over $43,000 in Grants

This month the Community Foundation awarded more than $43,000 in grants to 16 nonprofits. The awards will assist with a wide range of charitable needs, from children’s education to senior care, from arts and culture to environmental programs…

Chris Seawell, Vice-President of the Community Foundation, presents the 2017 Champion Award posthumously to Don and Catharine Bryan for their many contributions to the Outer Banks, including the establishment and sustaining of the Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series. Accepting the Champion Award are Robert Hobbs and Bob Muller, executors of the Bryans’ estates. Also pictured is Community Foundation Executive Director, Lorelei Costa.

Community Foundation Elects New Board, Honors Champions, Nonprofits, and Departing Board Members at Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation announced the winners of its Champion Award and its Nonprofit Video Contest. New board members were elected by the organization’s members, and four departing board members were honored…

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Twenty-One Local Nonprofits To Participate in Matching Fund Challenge

Ten local nonprofits are creating new endowment funds this year, thanks to the Community Foundation’s new Matching Fund Challenge, which was announced in February. Additionally, eleven other charities are getting help in growing their existing endowments…

Trisha Lester, Acting President, NC Center for Nonprofits

Community Foundation Announces Free Fundraising Workshop

Online registration is open for our free seminar for nonprofits entitled “The Fundamentals of Fundraising” on Friday, March 31. Led by Trisha Lester of the NC Center for Nonprofits, the workshop will be held from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute…

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Community Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications online. The application deadline is 11:59 pm, Sunday, March 26. Students may CLICK HERE to start their application…

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Community Foundation Announces Matching Fund Challenge

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has announced a new “Matching Fund Challenge” to help local nonprofits build and grow permanent endowments. Nonprofits can sign up as early as Monday, February 20. For more information, read our Press Release and FAQs, or click here for more information…

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Annual Meeting 2017!

The Annual Meeting of the Outer Banks Community Foundation will be held at 11:30 am on Thursday, February 16 at the Ramada in Kill Devil Hills…

Left to right: Lorelei Costa, Outer Banks Community Foundation Executive Director, Jennifer Joyce and Clark Twiddy, Twiddy & Company Realtors

Twiddy & Company Realtors Makes $2,000 Scholarship Donation!

Twiddy & Company Realtors contributed $2,000 to the Outer Banks Community Foundation’s Milton A. Jewell Trade and Technical Scholarship Fund with the express purpose of providing scholarships…

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OBX Relief Foundation Creates New Fund Honoring the Late Warren Judge

In partnership with the Community Foundation, the Outer Banks Relief Foundation has created a new endowment fund in memory of Warren Judge to assist citizens in our community who face debilitating illness, disease, or personal tragedy…