Community Foundation Awards $70,000 in Grants

The Outer Banks Community Foundation announced $70,000 in grants last week to 17 nonprofits, supporting a variety of local causes, from health care to food assistance, youth development to senior care, disaster relief to animal care…

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…

It’s #GivingTuesday! How To Make the Most of It.

Giving Tuesday is November 27! Sure, the whole concept is a little gimmicky, but here are some tips to help your favorite nonprofit leverage your donation on this global day of giving…

Community Foundation Grant Will Help More People with Cancer

No one should face cancer alone, and here in the Outer Banks, they don’t have to. A recent grant from the Community Foundation will help our partner nonprofit, Interfaith Community Outreach, help more people 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…