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.

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Inspiring

I bought this illustration of Dr. Martin Luther King for myself a Christmas gift this year. It was done by an artist from Port Townsend and will hang in my office to remind me daily of the value of language to inspire and the gift that service has brought to my life....

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Building Community Capacity

OICF is kicking off 2019 with a capacity building workshop for local nonprofits. Mazarine Treyz from Wild Woman Fundraising and Leadership will present ‘How to Keep Your Donors’, Thursday, January 17 from 1-5 PM at the Emmanuel Episcopal Hall. Cost is $10 per person;...

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Fundraising Workshop: Keeping Your Donors

Fundraising Workshop: How to Keep your Donors January 17, 2019 1-5 PM $10 per person; sign up online or call 360-376-6423 to register You may have just survived a GiveOrcas campaign or your year-end appeal--or both! Now that the big push is over, are you seeing people...

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Year end

Most importantly, we made it to 2019! It felt for a while like Orcas might just submerge, with the King tide and the heavy rain, but we managed to remain rock steady. 2018 was a banner year for philanthropy at OICF. We received $2,214,480 in donations from 877...

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