Join Us for a Grant-Writing Workshop on July 12

Click here to register for our grants workshop on July 12 at 1pm at the Coastal Studies Institute. Our director, Lorelei Costa, will give an overview of our Community Enrichment Grants Program, and answer questions about our expanded criteria…

Community Foundation Expands Nonprofit Grants Program

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has announced a significant expansion of its flagship grants program. Effective immediately, the Community Foundation will now award Community Enrichment Grants to include nonprofit staff wages…

A Lifetime of “Putting Back”

Jack Adams, one of the founding directors of the Outer Banks Community Foundation, has a history of giving back to the community in which he lives. “I’ve always had the desire to help. It’s something I’ve always believed in,” he said…

2018 Scholarships — A Gift from a Caring Community

The numbers are remarkable. So far in 2018 the Outer Banks Community Foundation has awarded $147,500 in scholarships to 72 local students…

2017 Annual Report Now Available!

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has released its 2017 Annual Report! You may click here for the Annual Report and click here for our Life Members list…

OBCF Welcomes Lauren Mahler as 2018 Milton Jewell Intern

The Community Foundation is delighted to welcome Lauren Mahler this summer as our 2018 Milton Jewell Intern. Lauren has just finished her sophomore year at the College of William and Mary, where she is studying public policy and economics…

Community Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Special Focus Grants

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual Special Focus Grants, supporting Animal Welfare, Aviation Education, Health/Wellness, and Opportunities for People with Disabilities…

Community Foundation Announces $66,000 in Grants

In its first meeting of the year, the new board of the Outer Banks Community Foundation awarded over $66,000 to support 15 vital nonprofits. The grants will support a variety of local causes, from cancer support to music lessons for children…

Community Foundation Announces Marketing “Boot Camps” for Nonprofits

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is excited to announce two communications and marketing “boot camps” for local nonprofits: one in Manteo on Thursday, April 5, and a half-day session in Ocracoke on Friday, April 6 (register here)