Fostering philanthropy to enhance and preserve the quality of life on Orcas Island.

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Orcas Island Community Foundation is a positive change agent that both provides information about islanders’ needs for all to use and takes a proactive role in addressing those needs.

OICF provides a wide variety of fund options for donors and nonprofits, with the added security of an investment team and state of the art technology. Founded in 1995, OICF has facilitated over $10 million in grants to the programs serving Orcas Island and currently ranks 4th in the nation for gift per capita.

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Comprehensive Plan Review

San Juan County is in the process of updating the County’s Comprehensive Plan. This past year, many Orcas residents have been working to craft a vision for the future of Eastsound and a path towards achieving that vision. The Eastsound Planning and Review Committee...

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Legacy Workshop

Join us for a legacy workshop: “Planned Giving: Tools Available for Legacy Giving” Thursday, October 12, 2017 Cornerstone Advisors 5–6:30 p.m. in the Lundeen Room at Orcas Senior Center Open to the public; please RSVP OICF by phone (360-376-6423) or email...

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Civics Lessons

Kristine Lytton, our legislative district representative, will be on Orcas on Sunday to speak to the Orcas Women’s Coalition 4–6 pm at the School Cafeteria). Part of the focus for the conversation is to encourage more women to run for elected positions. I applaud that...

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