Off and Running!!

Off and Running!!

Wowza! What a great start to the Give Orcas campaign! So far, we have had 114 individual donors contribute $57,000 in just TWO DAYS! The grantees are doing a great job engaging the community and seem to be having fun, as demonstrated in this video from the Senior...
OICF Investment Review

OICF Investment Review

As part of OICF’s due diligence to our stakeholders and community, the OICF Investment Committee conducted a review of Cornerstone, our financial advisers. The committee researched compliance, fees, and performance, as well as surveyed our fund owners. This...
GiveOrcas just around the corner!

GiveOrcas just around the corner!

The OICF Give Orcas Grants Committee (pictured above) wrapped up its deliberations this week, vetting and ranking 25 proposals that will be in the GiveOrcas campaign in May. Thank you to the many community members who served on the committee this year! They were...
Rocking it!

Rocking it!

It was lovely to open the paper this week and see the smiling face of former OICF intern, Iris Parker Pavitt, and learn about her great new job with the Rain City Rock Camp (you can read the article here). Iris worked with us during her senior year and launched...
Island Loan Fund

Island Loan Fund

The OICF Board has voted to make a $150,000 recoverable grant to the Island Loan Fund, a program under OPAL Community Land Trust’s umbrella. This grant is in keeping with OICF’s current focus on affordable housing, as the Island Loan Fund provides real estate loans...