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.
Give Orcas 2018 is a wrap! Thanks to all who contributed, we set a new Partner in Philanthropy record, with 377 individuals this year (up from 276 in 2017) and fully funded 14 of the 20 proposals, distributing $234,000. A complete list of grants can be seen in the...read more
The Orcas Island Community Foundation distributed $234,000 to 20 programs serving the island community at the Give Orcas Grant Awards Celebration on Wednesday, May 23. Source: GiveOrcas wraps up campaign | $234k awarded to local organizations | Islands'...read more
We invite all community members to join us for the 2018 Awards Celebration on Wednesday, May 23 at 3:30 pm in the Madrona Room at Orcas Center. We will honor our 2018 nonprofit partners in the GiveOrcas Campaign and learn the recipients of the Youth Philanthropy...read more
It’s been a momentous few weeks for staff at OPAL Community Land Trust. Source: April’s Grove $12.5 million affordable housing project is 85 percent funded | Islands'...read more