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.
Today was the Celebration of Success, where scholarships and awards are presented to the graduating class. All in all, over $126,000 in 44 awards was distributed by 25 organizations to 29 graduates. One of the highlights was the Henigson’s Scholarship award, $8,000...read more
One of the joys of living and working in a small community is that we can often see the impact of our work in the lives around us. A few months ago, I was visiting with my hair dresser, whose family was having housing challenges, as they recently left a job that...read more
Joining a nonprofit board can be a great way to meet new people, use your professional skills, and contribute to causes that you are passionate about. With over 100 nonprofits serving the Orcas community, there is no shortage of opportunities to plug in. But…. ...read more
With over 100 nonprofits serving this community, the opportunities for Board service is great. The Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) is hosting a workshop for individuals who want to learn more about nonprofit board service. Content will be geared towards those...read more