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.

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Commitment to Community

Commitment to Community

The League of Women Voters is hosting a Candidates Forum this Monday, October 14, from 5-7:15 at the Eastsound Fire Hall. Candidates for the Port of Orcas, Orcas School District, and State Senate will be there to field your questions. One of the seats that is open on...

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Holiday Catalog 2019: Call for Proposals

Holiday Catalog 2019: Call for Proposals

Call for Submissions for 2019 GiveOrcas Holiday Catalog The Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) calls for submissions for our online 2019 GiveOrcas Catalog. Our goal is to partner with organizations to offer donors an opportunity to contribute to Orcas programs....

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Here they come!

Here they come!

Wow! OPAL Community Land Trust is wasting no time getting April’s Grove built (see above photo). It is so rewarding to see these buildings going up so quickly. It feels like the fundraising just finished and here they are. What a gift for the many families and...

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Happy Fall!

Happy Fall!

There was a good turn out for the Vacation Rental meeting on Sept. 25th at the school cafeteria. The organizing group did a good job presenting some interesting data on the issue and impact vacation rentals are having on resources. You can read more and view...

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