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 $10 million in grants to the programs serving Orcas Island and currently ranks 4th in the nation for gift per capita.

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First Town Hall – Public Hospital District

The Coalition for Orcas Health Care (COHC) wants to hear from as many folks in the community as possible. Toward that goal, it has planned four Town Hall-style meetings over the next few months to hold a community conversation about the proposed Public Hospital...

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Affordable Housing

Many of you have likely heard about OPAL's plans to build 45 affordable rental units on North Beach Road. The property has been purchased and plans all set to go. However, the State and Federal supports that have been accessed in the past have been elusive this round,...

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