Giving Guide by Lorelei: Tax-Saving Tips for Philanthropy

As the holidays approach, this is the time to make sure your philanthropy is structured to take the best advantage of the new provisions in the new tax bill…

New Evans Scholarship Pays It Forward

When Betty Evans was in nursing school, an anonymous donor reached out and helped her at a time of need. Now, Betty and her husband, Wayne, have established a scholarship of their own to help the next generation of nursing students…

Community Foundation Invites Donations to Community Fund

The Community Foundation is building the endowment for our Outer Banks, one gift at a time. What kind of community do you want to leave for the generations to come? Please make your gift to the Community Fund today…

Community Foundation Grant Will Help More People with Cancer

When Jennifer Wall was diagnosed with cancer, she was frightened for herself and her family. A recent grant from the Community Foundation will help our partner nonprofit, Interfaith Community Outreach, help more people like Jennifer in the fight against cancer…

Video Contest 2019

Would your nonprofit like an extra $2000? If you have received any kind of Community Foundation grant since 2014, your nonprofit is eligible to enter our seventh annual video contest…

The Community Foundation is Hiring!

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the position of Scholarship and Office Administrator. This is a key role in our community, coordinating the largest scholarship program in the Outer Banks, and facilitating the operations of the entire Community Foundation…

Join Us for a Grant-Writing Workshop on July 12

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…