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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Feeling the Love

Feeling the Love

This Valentine's Day we are feeling the love from the Lundeen Family. Bob Lundeen was a remarkable community leader and a founding member of the Orcas Island Community Foundation Board. Betty was equally engaged in a variety of efforts such as the Senior Center and...

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Keep your rain boots handy!

Keep your rain boots handy!

It has been mighty wet. This photo is of the gangway that normally connects to the shoreline at Cascade Lake. It would be a swim to get there now. Yikes! There is promise of a few days of “less” rain before the next front arrives. If you have not yet hiked up to see...

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A song in the air

A song in the air

Marilyn Anderson’s spirit was alive and roaming on Orcas this month when her legacy gifts were sent to 19 local nonprofits of her selection. The Orcas Island Community Foundation was deeply honored to be included. The OICF Board is working on a plan for the funds that...

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Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals

OICF is excited to announce a call for proposals for the 2020 spring GiveOrcas grant program. Any nonprofit serving Orcas Island is invited to apply now through March 6, 2020 to be included. Applications will be vetted by the OICF Grants Committee; successful...

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