Organization Endowment Funds

The Orcas Island Community Foundation manages endowments established to support nonprofit organizations on Orcas Island. The foundation provides consistent stewardship, professional investment management, and effective administration. These funds may receive gifts of cash, marketable securities and many other assets.

Benefits of Organization Endowment Funds:

  • Credibility with new and existing donors.
  • Potential visibility to new donors as part of the fastest growing philanthropic endowment in the region.
  • Opportunities to invest endowed funds in a broad range of investment vehicles, reducing risk and maximizing return.
  • Reasonable management and investment fees.

Organization Endowment Funds already established that you may give to are:

  • Chantiny Memorial Fund: to support the Orcas Island Library operations.
  • Childrens House: To support the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Orcas Island Children’s House.
  • Dickenson/Stamnes Memorial Fund: to support the Orcas Island Skate Park
  • The Funhouse/Commons: to provide a safe and enjoyable gathering place for Orcas youth.
  • Glidden Family Library Fund: to support collection acquisitions at the Orcas Library.
  • Gropper Memorial Fund: to acquire books and materials for the Orcas Library.
  • Horowitz Fine Arts Endowment: to promote the arts on Orcas Island.
  • Library Park Endowment Fund: to support care and maintenance of Library Park.
  • Lundeen Book Fund: to increase purchasing power for the public library’s print book collection.
  • Lundgren Legacy Artist Fund: to support selected artist fees for each Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival season.
  • Moran Memorial Fund: to support the Orcas Island Public Library.
  • Orcas Animal Protection Society: to build and operate an animal shelter.
  • Orcas Center Endowment Fund: to help fund operations.
  • Orcas Center Dixon Fund: to fund youth programming.
  • Orcas Center Dot Bolles Fund: to support classical music programs.
  • OI Chamber Music Festival: to support general operations of the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival.
  • OI Chamber Music Festival Music Education Endowment: supporting music educational opportunities through the OICMF.
  • OI Education Foundation: supporting educational opportunities for the Orcas Community.
  • OI Historical Society Endowment Fund: to increase endowment for long-term financial security.
  • OI Library Endowment Fund: to support lifelong learning through the public library.
  • OI Library Stupke Collection Fund: to augment the library’s collection of materials in all formats.
  • OI Medical Building Association Fund: to help support the facility of the Medical Center.
  • OMF:  To support the Orcas Medical Center.
  • Orcas Senior Center Endowment: to support the Orcas Senior Center.
  • Schwartz Children’s Book Fund: to acknowledge the need for excellence in children’s book selection at the Orcas Library.
  • Stickney Designated Endowment: maintenance and capital expenses at Orcas Center and for other community theater expenses.
  • Viking Fund: to support school sports.