2019 Community Enrichment and Special Focus Grants


Chicamacomico Historical Association
$2,000.00 for Video Contest — First Place

Coastal Humane Society
$910.00 for “Operation Fresh Air for Pets”

Community Care Clinic of Dare
$15,673.84 for Spanish Translator and Interpreter for Direct Patient Care

Currituck County Schools
$5,000.00 for “Preventing Behaviors Before They Impede Learning”

Dare CASA and Saving Lives Task Force
$36,375.00 for Substance Use & Addiction Prevention Initiative

Dare County Schools
$3,283.00 for Communication Systems for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Duke University Continuing Studies
$30,000.00 over three years to bring the Nonprofit Management Certificate Program to the Outer Banks ($10,000.00 in 2019)

Feline Hope Animal Shelter
$1,000.00 for Shelter Repairs

First Flight Society
$500.00 for Wright Re-Enactors for Dare County Schools

GEM Adult Day Services
$2,500.00 for “It’s Dementia: How Can We Help?”

Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation
$1,000.00 for an Owl Ophthalmoscope

Interfaith Community Outreach
$10,000.00 for Ocracoke Disaster Relief Case Management
$5,000.00 for Office Equipment

Monarch Beach Club
$3,500.00 for Dare Furniture Project

Monarch Lighthouse Club
$5,000.00 for Transportation Services

Mount Olivet United Methodist Church
$7,800.00 for Roanoke Island Food Pantry Consolidation and Enhancement

The Nature Conservancy
$10,726.00 for “The Land Speaks: Stories of Nags Head Woods Audio Tour”

NC Aquarium Society
$5,972.35 for Summer Camp Scholarships for the Roanoke Island Aquarium

NC Symphony Society
$3,000.00 for Music Education Programs in Dare County

OBX Go Far
$3,316.00 for Tower Gardens for Cape Hatteras Elementary School

$1,000.00 for Video Contest Award — Second Place

Ocracoke Foundation
$15,000.00 for Willis Store & Fish House Exhibit Space Restoration

Outer Banks Animal Rescue Fundraising Project
$500.00 for Silver Paws Program

Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research
$500.00 for Video Contest Award — Third Place

Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce
$1,000.00 for Leadership OBX Nonprofit Scholarships

Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts
$1,000.00 for “Building Community Through Kids and the Arts”

Outer Banks Hotline
$50,000.00 over two years for Shelter Repairs ($25,000.00 in 2019)

Outer Banks Relief Foundation
$3,810.00 for Common Intake Application for Outer Banks Human Services

Outer Banks Sporting Events
$16,000.00 for Event Equipment Replacement

Roanoke Island Historical Association
$7,000.00 for Replacement Lighting for the Sound Stage

St. John United Methodist Church in Avon
$5,000.00 for Refrigerators, Freezers, and Kitchen Equipment for Community Dinners



2019 Hurricane Dorian Rapid Response Grants


Beach Food Pantry
$11,782.50 for the Free Farmers Market for Ocracoke
(co-funded by the Spencer Family Fund and the Cathi Ostrander Family Fund)

Ocracoke Bread of Life Food Pantry
$3,000.00 for Repairing Dorian Damage to the Pantry
(funded by the Preston Family Fund)

Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men
$5,550.00 for Disaster Relief Equipment and Supplies

Elizabethan Gardens
$7,000.00 for Repairing Dorian Damage to the Gardens
(funded by the Enochs Family Fund)

Food Bank of the Albemarle
$4,200.00 for Disaster Relief Food Distributions
(co-funded by the Spencer Family Fund)

Hatteras Island CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
$8,921.00 for Disaster Relief Equipment and Storage Trailer
(co-funded by the Kelly Family Fund)

Hatteras Island Meals
$2,500.00 for Hot Meals for the Homebound

Interfaith Community Outreach
$2,000.00 for Disaster Relief Office Equipment
(funded by the Preston Family Fund)

Ocracoke Alive
$5,412.00 for Equipment Replacement for the Deepwater Theater

Ocracoke Fire Protection Association
$2,300.00 for Disaster Relief Office Equipment
(funded by the Preston Family Fund)

Ocracoke Foundation
$8,000.00 for Ice Room Repairs for the Ocracoke Fish House
(co-funded by the Simpson Sharp Oakes Fund and the Preston Family Fund)

Ocracoke Friends of the Library
$3,693.00 for Book Replacement for the Ocracoke Library

Ocracoke Youth Center
$5,000.00 for Repairing Dorian Damage to the Ocracoke Community Park

Salvation Army
$1,500.00 for Disaster Relief Equipment and Supplies



For a list of all donor-advised grants, please see our annual report.