Fostering philanthropy to enhance and preserve the quality of life on Orcas Island.

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Fostering philanthropy to enhance and preserve the quality of life on Orcas Island.

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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 $13 million in grants to the programs serving Orcas Island and currently ranks 3rd in the nation for gifts per capita.

Latest News

Feeding us all

Feeding us all

Island Market is hosting a fundraiser for the Food Bank this month. You can add a donation amount to your bill when checking out. Their goal is $5000, and it looks like they may surpass it, as they have already raised over $3000 and the month is just half over. Orcas...

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It’s great to be able to share

It’s great to be able to share

One of the (many) wonderful aspects of OICF having our own building is the opportunity to dedicate space as a community gathering place. The Volk Family Meeting Room is available free of charge to local organizations. It is equipped with wifi, VIOP conference phone,...

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November!

November!

Congratulations to the team at the Orcas Senior Center who were recognized for their amazing Community Service by the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce at their annual celebration. Lynnette Wood, president of the Operations Committee, spoke about the 75 volunteers who...

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Coates with the Coats

Coates with the Coats

The Coates Family continues to work magic through the Orcas Community Resource Center (OCRC). Last year, they worked with director Erin O’Dell to build the Coates Closet. The Closet is stocked with supplies such as household cleaners, toiletries, and other basic needs...

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