OICF Gains National Recognition
OICF ranked #5 in the US in gifts per capita based on a nationwide survey. CF Insights, a national foundation research organization, surveyed 280 community foundations throughout the US to assess granting and community impact. They tracked ‘Most Active Grant makers,’ ‘Most Gifts per Capita’ and ‘Most Activity.’ OICF gained the 5th place in the Per Capita category by facilitating gifts at a rate of $509 per resident. Our Foundation ranked #6 in Most Active Grant making, based on a distribution rate 22% of assets. View the CF Insights reports and data online.
This national ranking is due entirely to the generosity of so many friends and neighbors. OICF has developed an annual grants process and a state of the art online giving platform that connects donors to the many amazing projects and programs that serve the Orcas community.
Dental Van Application With the help of many contributing organizations OICF will bring MTI’s dental van to Orcas for four visits in 2014: February 7 & 8, May 2 & 3, September 19 & 20, November 7 & 8. Download an application and return it to the drop-box outside the library: Dental Van Application.
Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) fosters philanthropy to enhance and preserve the quality of life on Orcas Island. Since 1995 OICF has:
- Assisted more than 660 donors in fulfilling their charitable giving objectives
- Granted $1,123,362 through our Annual Grants Program to 70+ Island organizations
- Managed funds currently worth over $6,500,000 in Community Endowment, Organization Endowment, and Designated funds
- Facilitated over $2,600,000 in grants and gifts from other funds under management