Fundraising Workshop: Keeping Your Donors

Fundraising Workshop: Keeping Your Donors

Fundraising Workshop: How to Keep your Donors January 17, 2019 1-5 PM $10 per person; sign up online or call 360-376-6423 to register You may have just survived a GiveOrcas campaign or your year-end appeal–or both! Now that the big push is over, are you seeing...
Who’s Flat Now?

Who’s Flat Now?

The Give Orcas Holiday Catalog launches this Monday. There are 18 catalog items supporting a wide variety of community programs.  Here is a link to a sneak preview of this year’s catalog- www.giveorcas.org. As always, Kate has several games to keep it fun and...
Affordable Housing for Orcas

Affordable Housing for Orcas

The Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) recognizes that access to affordable housing is the most pressing need currently facing the Orcas community.  When our workforce, our seniors, and our young families can’t find places to live, the entire community suffers....
Investing in Community

Investing in Community

If you have been curious about the benefits of investing in your local Community Foundation, I welcome you to join us at the OICF stakeholders investment meeting, Wednesday, October 17, 4:30-6:30 at the Eastsound Fire Hall. Dave Drews and Mike Milojevich from...
Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions

Nonprofits serving Orcas Island: Information regarding OICF’s 2018 Holiday Catalog Call for Submissions is now online! The deadline for submissions is 5 pm on November 16, 2018. Please contact us if you have questions. Mark your calendar for our Grantee Info...
Children’s Savings Accounts

Children’s Savings Accounts

OICF is exploring the possibility of creating a Children’s Saving Account (CSA) program for Orcas. CSA’s focus on teaching financial literacy, encourage savings, and can be used for career training or post secondary education. Research has shown that CSA’s have a...