Orcas Island Community Foundation is a positive change agent that both provides information about islanders’ needs for all to use and takes a proactive role in addressing those needs.
OICF provides a wide variety of fund options for donors and nonprofits, with the added security of an investment team and state of the art technology. Founded in 1995, OICF has facilitated over $10 million in grants to the programs serving Orcas Island and currently ranks 3rd in the nation for gifts per capita.
Recently, OPAL Community Land Trust invited OICF and the Community Resource Center to meet with the San Juan County Emergency Management team to begin discussing our roles in a natural disaster. Watching the fires unfold in California has brought the topic to life in...read more
I ‘m back! I had a great couple of weeks, hiking the desert with Hank, three days with the Asset Development Alliance in Boston and then three days with Ry soaking in the brilliant fall colors in New England. Happily back on Orcas enjoying the slide into the damp and...read more
Come check out our new space! We will host an open house Friday, November 30th from 3-6 PM. Stop by to see our new office and conference room. We are at 33 Urner Street, Unit #4 - across the parking lot from Wild Island. Hope you can swing by to say hi. Hilary, Megan,...read more
The Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) recognizes that access to affordable housing is the most pressing need currently facing the Orcas community. When our workforce, our seniors, and our young families can’t find places to live, the entire community suffers....read more