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

Latest News

Lu Leaves a Legacy!

Many of you smile when you think of Ginny Lu Wood, proprietor of Wood’s Cove and major Gal-About-Town. She loved this community and the waters that surrounded us. She always had a twinkle in her eye and was quick to hug and share her hearty laugh. Ginny Lu left her...

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Happy Spring!

It was a very full house for the Medical Providers Forum last night at the Fire Hall; over 100 people in the audience and a full slate of providers including Dr. Shinstrom and Aimee Johnson from the Orcas Family Health Center, Dr. Alprin and Debra Gussin (by phone)...

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Medical Providers Roundtable

The Orcas Island Community Foundation presents a Medical Providers Roundtable: Thursday, March 29, 2018 Eastsound Firehall 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to come and learn more about current systems and how a public hospital district will affect us. Presenters...

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Big Smiles

The Medical Teams International Mobile Dental Clinic is back on the island this weekend, starting year number six serving Orcas. The Clinic has made 24 visits to Orcas, providing 642 patient visits to date. The total value of the care provided is over $379,000, not...

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