We are on our way!

We are on our way!

Work on the Urner Street building is fully underway. Ken Katz and his crew have replaced almost all of the windows and will start painting soon. New heating systems go in within the month and the roof will be replaced in August. When the work is all done, OICF will...
2018 Prosperity Report

2018 Prosperity Report

The 2018 Prosperity Report has been released. The report, conducted by the Whatcom Opportunity Council, provides analysis of the findings of a 2017 survey of people living at in poverty in several counties including San Juan. The WOC conducts this survey every three...
Summer!

Summer!

Give Orcas 2018 is a wrap! Thanks to all who contributed, we set a new Partner in Philanthropy record, with 377 individuals this year (up from 276 in 2017) and fully funded 14 of the 20 proposals, distributing $234,000. A complete list of grants can be seen in the...
And Away We Go!

And Away We Go!

Give Orcas is off to a great start!  We raised almost 10% of our goal in the first 24 hours–WOWZA!  Thank you to the many of you who have donated so far. Annie Moss Moore won the first Golden Ticket and OICF added $500 to her gift to the Orcas Grange. The next...
GiveOrcas Campaign Open May 1-18

GiveOrcas Campaign Open May 1-18

The OICF’s Annual GiveOrcas campaign is up and running! Check out www.GiveOrcas.org to read and review the 20 proposals vetted and approved by the Community Foundation’s 13-member Committee. There is a full range of opportunities supporting the arts, social services,...