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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The Impact of our Efforts

The Impact of our Efforts

Every once in a while, I get a glimpse of the impact OICF grants has on the community. This past week, I ran into a fellow sitting on his (very own) lawn reading a book in the sunshine. He looked so happy and healthy that I almost did not recognize him as the same...

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What a fun night

What a fun night

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us at the Block Party on Sept. 5th. The music was lovely, the food was delicious (thank you Wendy Thomas and the Wild Island crew) and the pours were hearty! It was great to have so many people on hand to celebrate Community...

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Labor Day?!?!?

Labor Day?!?!?

How in the world did Summer fly by so quickly? Here we are at the week before the school year starts. The school has undergone quite the transformation this summer, as construction continues on the new multi-purpose room, the Track, and remodel of the Old Gym....

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Home

Home

I have returned from my Ireland adventures. It was very interesting to see how much had changed in the 25 years since our last visit. During that time Ireland experienced the Celtic Tiger economic boom which has since slowed down significantly. We stayed in B and B’s...

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