List of Grant Recipients

Below is a list of grant OICF recipients from 1998 – 2015.

Buzzer System for Knowledge Bowl
Emergency Kits and Training
Learning Lab Kits for Orcas 4H clubs

Actor’s Theatre of Orcas Island
Portable Sound System
Theatre Lighting
Purchase Sound System Upgrade Equipment

American Red Cross/ Orcas Disaster Response Team
Traveling Soup Kitchen
Emergency Shelter Supplies
Secure Storage Unit

Art for Orcas Kids (AOK) formerly Orcas Open Arts
Art Supplies
Materials for Artists in the Schools Program
Stage on the Green
Elementary Artist in the Schools program
Teacher stipends
Bring art instruction to Orcas elementary and middle schools

Booster Club of Orcas Island
Implement positive coaching curriculum within youth sports

Boys and Girls Club of Orcas Island                                                                                   Funhouse Rental

Coffelt Farm Stewards
Establish and Apiary (Bee Yard) to pollinate area and provide honey
Bee structure and apiary workspace
Slaughter site and heavy use area improvement

Compass Health San Juan Islands
Chemical Dependency Treatment Program
Fund therapist/psychiatrist

Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Service
Women’s ESL classes
Office Equipment
Child Abuse Prevention Program
Assault prevention and Treatment Program
Therapy Sessions
Prevention education program and operations

Eastsound Off-Leash Dog Park
Improvements to New Dog Park Site

Farm to Cafeteria (OIEF, OISD)
Purchase organic beef from Orcas Island farms
Program Support: Locally-Produced Foods into School Curriculum
Coordinator Salary
Purchase local, organic fruits and vegetables
Funding for bio-intensive gardener
Raise hours for Garden Keeper

F.E.A.S.T. Program
Summer Education: Sustainability and Stewardship
General Support
Operational Funds
Program coordinator operational expenses

Four Winds – Westward Ho! Camp
Partial Funding to Renovate Infirmary

Friends of Moran State Park
Replace existing play structure at Moran State Park
Updated Maps
Mt. Constitution Tower Renovations
Creatures of the Forest Program
Retrofit former KVOS historic building
AED defibrillator; emergency phones
Illustrate, acknowledge & celebrate volunteers

Friends of the Library
Partial Funding for Crossroads Lecture Series

Funding for art & science director for After School Program
Trees for Walking Gardens of the World
Portable Partitions
Teen Night Staffing
Fund Online Courses & Project Coordinator
General Operations
Chairs and Sofa
Upgrade Computers
College Counseling and SAT Prep Class
Funds to help remodel to house OIPRD
Ninja Camp summer program
Staff training and support

Healing Arts Center
Roof Replacement
Computer Hardware and Software
Spirit of Service: affordable alternative healthcare

Hearts and Hands
Operational funds to support volunteer coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator
Partial Operation Funds
Matching volunteers with senior citizens & disabled individuals

Youth Echo Arts Action (YEAA) program

Islands’ Oil Spill Association
Spill Responder Class; Field Training
VHF Radios
Classroom Training and Drill
Renovate of Orcas Island Spill Response Equipment Trailer
Purchase Auxiliary Motor
West Orcas spill response drill & supplies
Spill response equipment & drill training

Islands’ Stewards
General Operations
Community Program at Orcas Center

Fund “Music Together” program for Kaleidoscope children
Kitchen Upgrade
Appliances and Food Prep Equipment
Bringing Books Home Program
Operating Support

Keepers of the Patos Light
Docent and volunteer transportation and safety equipment

Key Club and Senior Services
Computer Equipment for Senior Center

Evaluation of Eastsound wetlands/Orcas Middle School Science Club
After School Science Research Club
Water Testing Equipment
Fishing Bay Toxicant Study
Develop science enrichment program about native fruit tree cultivars
“Appleyard” specimen orchard
Analytical chemistry tool for Orcas teachers and nonprofits
Quality school microscopes
Protect native pollinators for food security and flowers

Long Live The Kings
Purchase and install three eight-tray salmon egg incubation stacks
Salmon Egg Incubator Tray Replacements
Salmon Egg Incubators
Glenwood Springs salmon hatchery operations
Glenwood Springs field station study

Medical Collaborative 2011, 2012
Financial assistance to cover medical care for uninsured/under-insured patients at Orcas Medical Foundation, Orcas Family Health Center and Orcas Island Family Medicine

Mentor Project
Computer, Printer, FAX, Copy Machine

OPAL Community Land Trust
Energy efficiency upgrades to donated ‘Baker house’
Wild Rose Meadow Neighborhood Support
Materials for Homebuyers Education Program
Partial Funding for 5 Permanently Affordable Homes
Partial Funding for Lahari Homes
Housing Plans
Mt. Baker Housing — Pathways
Partial Funding for Lavender Hollow Capital Upgrades
Energy upgrades to donated “Henigson House”
Design a Community Loan Fund program
Complete business plan for Community Loan Fund

Orcas Aviation Association
Mercy Flight Program

Orcas Animal Protection Society
Cat Cages
Assist Building Space for Visitations and Adoptions
Expansion of Cat Housing
Purchase Medical Equipment & Soundproofing Materials
Low Cost Spay and Neuter Program
“Team Safe” program
PET PALS: a pre-k-6th grade humane education program

Orcas Center
Install equipment to broadcast Metropolitan Opera Live, National Theater, other programming
Youth Production of “The Tempest”
Digital Projector
Orcas Center/OIEF/OISD Performing Art Program
Facility and equipment improvements
“Stage Right” lighting upgrade
Subsidize family programming

Orcas Christian School
Fund Planetarium Equipment

Orcas Choral Society
Funding for 25th Anniversary Concert
Choral Risers

Orcas Community Band
Portable Band Risers
Music Stands and Storage Cart

Orcas Community Participatory Agriculture
Empower Islanders to be creators of the food that nourishes them

Orcas Family Connections
Equip new office space
Family Advocate Support
Family Home Visits, Literacy Training
Operational Funding
OFC Training and outreach
Help Islanders with health insurance and housing assistance
Strengthen Island families: early childhood education collaboration
Strengthen safety net for Orcas Community

Orcas Family Health Center
Ultrasound Diagnostic Machine
Audiometer for hearing screenings
Our Whole Lives (OWL) program

Orcas Historical Society and Museum
Operational Funding
Resurface metal roof and replace cedar singles
Smithsonian Journey Stories Exhibit support
Traveling Trunk Program
Computer System
Computer Scanning System
Fund a Curator
Lights for Traveling Display Modules
Operating Funds
Addition of heat ducts
Security cameras

Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce and Orcas Island Public Library
WEB-based Community Calendar Establishment

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
Community musicians program to visit all island preschools
Preschool Music Program (3-year grant)
Printing and Mailing Brochures
Free Children’s Concert and Master Class
Fund Festival Operations
Reference and Exhibit Materials
In-Music Seminars/Library
Filming Equipment
To engage community in the creation of a musical composition
Summer Tun-up! program

Orcas Island Children’s House
Maintenance and operations
Support to paint historic preschool building
Infant/Toddler Center Operating funds
Infant/Toddler Equipment
Computer and Infant/Toddler Playground
Wall Sconces and Window Treatment
Shade Arbor and Fence
Toddler Center
Smoke Detectors
Outdoor Play Equipment and Storage
Consortium – Family Support Specialist
General Operations
Organic Garden
Pre-school Fence
Partial Funding To Install Natural Play Yard for Infant-Toddler Center
April’s Children farm & food program

OICF Focus Area Investment Grant 2012
Increase access to physical, mental, and dental care

Orcas Island Education Foundation
Preschool Collaborative Training funding for all island preschools through grade 3
Fund Operations
Preschool Collaborative: Early Achievers Training
Preschool – 5th Grade Literacy Alignment project

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue
Bicycle helmets & smoke detectors

Orcas Island Food Bank
Provide dairy and eggs for monthly distribution
Weekend Packs for Kids – Year round

Orcas Island Lion’s Club
Purchase Strobe Smoke Detectors

Orcas Island Medical Foundation
Transiton Operations
Promote early childhood literacy

Orcas Island Public Library
Support 2011-12 “Big Read” program
Equipment for Internet Classes
Naturalist for Kids’ Summer Reading Program

Orcas Island Public Library and Orcas Island Historical Society
Microfilm Reader, Printer, and Supplies

Orcas Island Recreation Program & Rec District
Purchase umbrella insurance policy as a bridge for the 2011-12 recreation season
Materials for Artist Instructors
Scholarship Program
Portable Soccer Goals
Purchase Storage Lockers
General Operations
Printing and Kaleidoscope Programs
F.E.A.S.T. Program
Summer Program Support
Wrestling club equipment

Orcas Island Rowing Club
Funding toward purchase a new coxless quad crew shell
Safety equipment: lights, ladder, floatation devices
Speed Coach Monitor
Racing Scull
Cox Box and Lights
Twin hull rescue launch, trailer & equipment

Orcas Island School District (OISD):
Robotics Kits for Science Program
Partial Funding for 40 Lockers
Readiness to Learn Program
6th grade five-day outdoor learning experience at Naturebridge

OISD: Elementary Library
Furniture for Reading Area
Technical Books

OISD: Elementary School
Grade 4 supplemental reading materials
Funding to bring elementary school counselor from half-time to full-time
Geology in Classroom Science Module Matching Funds
Counselor for the Elementary School
Targeted after school interventions
Mental health counselor

OISD: Elementary Primary Intervention Program
Operational Funding
Play Therapy Program for At-Risk Children
Supplies and Parenting Classes
Training Equipment
Videos and Books
Operations and Consultations

OISD: Gifted Student Program
Curriculum Materials

OISD: High School
Computers and Software for Vocational Education
Enhanced Life Science Program: Microscopes with digital interfaces and Software
Leadership training

OISD: Math Enrichment Program
Middle School Advanced Enriched Mathematics

OISD: Montessori Public School Program
Teacher Training
Additional Teacher

OISD: Music Department
Chairs, Stands and Podium

OISD: Nurse Corps
Educational Supplies

OISD: Orcas A Cappellagos
“A Cappellagos” High School Choir

OISD: Prevention Partnership
Support operational expenses; consultations from certified childhood mental health specialist
Orcas High School Psychology Class
Strengthening Families Program

Supplies for Noon Knitting Club
“Backpacks for Kids” filled weekly with easily-prepared food items for kids who need
weekend food support
Weekend Packs for Kids food program
Emergency kits for classrooms

OISD: Substance Abuse Program
Update Curriculum Materials

Orcas Island Writers Festival
Expenses for Initial Festival

Orcas Island Youth Conservation Corps/Madrona Institute
Youth Conservation Corps on Orcas Island

Orcas Island Youth Football
Game Jerseys

Orcas Montessori School
Summer language program scholarships
Operating Funds
Playground Equipment
Fencing, Outdoor Enhancement Program
Child-size Toilet Replacement
Office Addition and Entry Way Deck
Complete a Paved and Covered Entry/Walkway
Sustainable Gardening Program
Storage, Freezer, Tables, etc.
Bilingual Summer Program
Sandbox Cover
Outdoor education upgrade

Orcas Public School Prevention Partnership
Educational Materials and Outreach Brochures

Orcas Recycling Services/the Exchange
Funding to rebuild the Exchange

Orcas Skate Park
Contribution to Construction Fund

Orcas Senior Center
Outdoor Gas Cooker for Fundraisers
Seed Money for Cookstove
Audio-Visual Equipment for New Center
Light-blocking Shades
Senior Needs Survey
Life Enrichment Programming
Expand senior lunch program

Sail Orcas
Replace safety boat motor
New Class of Boat to Expand Program
Replace of Outboard Motor on Instructor Chase/Safety
Foul Weather Gear and Radios
Purchase New Race Boat
Capital equipment request to upgrade to the FJ dinghy
Upgrade/replace sailing equipment for youngest sailors

Salmonberry School
Sustainable Garden Program & Coordinator
Science Modules

San Juan County Arts Council
Arts Directory

San Juan County Health Department
“Market Bucks” program to promote healthy habits

San Juan Nature Institute
“Wetlands & Watersheds” study for grade 5
“Two Beaches” marine study for grade 6
Marine Invertebrate course for middle school students
Enhance Teaching Botany Multidisciplinary Teacher Training
Natural Science Enrichment Program
Multiple Natural Science Programs
Naturalist Program with Library
4th Grade Salmon Program (2)
Salmon & Habitats Elementary School Program w/OISD
Indian Island Study w/OISD and Salmonberry School
Compound Microscope
Stream Studies 5th grade curriculum
Marine Invertebrates Course
“Its a Short Run to the Sea on Orcas” watershed exploration
Watersheds grades k-6 curriculum
Inter-tidal life and diver for a day

San Juan Preservation Trust
General Operatons
Turtleback Mountain

SeaDoc Society
Support Operations
Diver Training

Special Youth Grants:
Medical Collaborative: Cover medical care for uninsured/under-insured patients
Food Bank
Friends of Moran State Park (3)
Island Reproductive Health Initiative (IRHI)
OAA Mercy Flight
Food Bank
Children’s House (2)
Compass Health
SeaDoc Society

The Grange
Building Repairs

Washington Water Trust
Cascade Creek Water Rights

West Sound Community Club
Purchase and Installation of Transfer Switch

Wolf Hollow Wildlife Habitation Center
Part of Building to House New Critical Care Equipment
Purchase Presentation Materials & Displays
Rescue Supply Kits
Promote the well-being of wildlife and their habitats on Orcas
Education displays and volunteer outreach

YMCA Camp Orkila
Pool Safety Equipment
Marine Environmental Education Program