Community Foundation Announces Shear Genius Scholarship Fund

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is thrilled to announce its newest scholarship endowment: Linda Porter’s Shear Genius Scholarship Fund, which was established to celebrate the salon’s 35th anniversary…

Artist Leaves Legacy of Culture, Art

Local artist Dorothy Luedemann left a legacy of artwork after her death: sculptures, map prints, paintings, and more. But her greatest legacy might be the two bequests that she gave to the Outer Banks Community Foundation…

SAGA Construction and Outer Banks Community Foundation Announce New Charitable Endowment

SAGA Construction, Inc. and the Outer Banks Community Foundation are delighted to announce a new charitable endowment fund that will make grants to nonprofits to promote and improve quality of life and health across the Outer Banks…

Outer Banks Community Foundation Funds COA Scholarship

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is helping College of The Albemarle Workforce Development and Continuing Education students by underwriting the Milton Jewel Trade and Technical Scholarship program…

Golfing for Grants: Kelly Family Knows the Art of Giving

Some folks get testy or cling to their wallets if a charitable gift is suggested. Nags Head businessman Mike Kelly just brushes off his golf clubs…

Dare Sheriff’s Camp S.A.L.T. Program Awarded Outer Banks Community Foundation Grant

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has awarded a grant to the Dare County Sheriff’s Office to purchase equipment for their Camp S.A.L.T. summer camp program…

Community Foundation Awards $115,000 in Scholarships

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has awarded $115,000 in scholarships to 54 graduating seniors and college students from Dare and Currituck Counties, including the prestigious Milton A. Jewell Scholarship. At the senior awards ceremonies for First Flight High School, Manteo High School, Currituck High School, and Cape Hatteras Secondary School, 33 graduating seniors received 50 discrete scholarship awards totaling $65,000…

Mystery Donor Bequeathed Largest Gift in Foundation History

The 30-year history of the Outer Banks Community Foundation is full of stories that tug at the heart, demonstrate the community’s character, and show how small monetary gifts can change lives. But no history would be complete without a little mystery and perhaps even a great love story, and that, too, is found in the Community Foundation’s archives…