Community Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications online. We have $173,000 to give out this year! Applications are due by 11:59 pm on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Students: CLICK HERE to start your application…

OBCF Honors Champions, Announces 2020 Vision Grants at Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation honored two Champions at its Annual Meeting on February 20, and announced a major new grants initiative: the 2020 Vision Grants, which will be launched later in the year…

Community Foundation Annual Meeting Is February 20 at Jennette’s Pier

The Outer Banks Community Foundation will celebrate a record-setting year at its 2020 Annual Meeting at Jennette’s Pier on February 20…

Community Fdn Awards $1.4M in 2019 and Opens 9 New Charitable Funds

Ending another record-breaking year, the Outer Banks Community Foundation announced over $1.4 million in grants and scholarships in 2019, and the creation of nine new charitable endowments for future community support…

The Community Foundation is Hiring!

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications for a part-time finance manager. This permanent position is 20 to 24 hours per week and handles all of the Community Foundation’s financial functions…

Community Foundation Now Accepting 2020 Grant Applications

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications online for its Community Enrichment Grants Program. The first deadline of the year is Friday, January 31…

There is still time to invest in the future of OBX in 2019, but don’t delay.

Read about the 2019 grants, the scholarships and the disaster relief that your generous donations supported…

Plan Your Giving: What We Can Learn from Ebenezer Scrooge

With so much need in the world today, and so many worthy causes, how do you plan your philanthropy? Lorelei Costa’s advice: follow a few simple steps to create a process for giving that can boost your year-end joy.

Helping Kids: The Karen Phillips Scholarship Fund

It all started when Karen Phillips convinced her husband, Roy, to volunteer at their son’s elementary school. Now Roy has created the Karen Phillips Scholarship in her memory to help deserving students achieve their higher education goals…

Disaster Relief: Your Gifts at Work

“Everything we owned was covered in black mold. If it wasn’t for all the support and donations, I don’t know what we would have done,” said Sheyenne, a 25-year-old mother of three from Buxton…