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OICF is Hiring

The Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) is hiring! This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, community support organization. Please see our job description for an Administrative Assistant/Facilities Manager below. If interested, submit: Letter of interest...

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Grantee Meeting Jan. 16

All nonprofits serving Orcas Island are invited to join OICF for a Grantee Stakeholder meeting on Tuesday, January 16 from 4–5:30 p.m. at the Emanuel Parish Hall. At this meeting we will: Discuss OICF grantmaking practices in general Give an overview of important...

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Flat Person Hints

The GiveOrcas Flat person hints will be cataloged here; enter your guess in our poll. Check back soon, and on our FaceBook page! Flat Person Hint #1: This person is outstanding in their field. Flat Person Hint #2: Like a deer or a doe, always on the go Flat Person...

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Guess the 2017 Flat Person and Win!

Who will be the new “Flat Person” representing the OICF's GiveOrcas Holiday Campaign? The mystery will be revealed on December 5, and this Flat and Real Person will champion the nonprofits listed in our 2017 GiveOrcas Holiday Catalog throughout the month of December....

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First Town Hall – Public Hospital District

The Coalition for Orcas Health Care (COHC) wants to hear from as many folks in the community as possible. Toward that goal, it has planned four Town Hall-style meetings over the next few months to hold a community conversation about the proposed Public Hospital...

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Affordable Housing

Many of you have likely heard about OPAL's plans to build 45 affordable rental units on North Beach Road. The property has been purchased and plans all set to go. However, the State and Federal supports that have been accessed in the past have been elusive this round,...

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