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

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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 $13 million in grants to the programs serving Orcas Island and currently ranks 3rd in the nation for gifts per capita.

Latest News

What a Year!

What a Year!

Wow!  Unique Donor Day was WILD! 532 donations for a total of $17,900- a new record! Congratulations to Friends of Moran, who won first place with 76 donors and the $1000 grand prize. The Early Childhood Education Initiative and Hearts and Hands (the Senior Center)...

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Off and Running!

Off and Running!

Ben Franklin game day was a GREAT SUCCESS! 106 donors contributed $100 or more on Dec. 5th, raising $27,500 for the many programs in the Holiday Catalog. WaHoooo! Helen Bee won the prize drawing and the Orcas Community Resource Center will get an additional $1000 from...

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The Holidays Blow In!

The Holidays Blow In!

The winds have picked up just in time for Thanksgiving. Thank you to OPALCO for the speedy work restoring power this morning. And a big shout out to the Community Church and volunteers for opening the Cold Weather Shelter Nov. 28, 29, and 30 in the church on Madrona...

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Thank you

Thank you

We are so very grateful for all each of you does for this community and beyond. In the EMS world, we speak of the 'Chain of Survival.' It is the concept that surviving an accident or injury requires a series of individuals and skills such as assessment, transport, and...

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