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.

Learn MoreMake a Donation

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

Learn MoreMake a Donation
Seeded with a $10,000 donation from OICF (thanks to Bob Henigson), distributions from this fund will support organizations that may experience an increase in demand for services during an emergency on Orcas. OICF will work with a team of community members to recommend distributions from this fund. Donations can be online, mailed to PO Box 1496, Eastsound, WA 98245, or dropped off at 44 Urner Street, unit #4.
 
Declare needs for yourself or your organization, offer to volunteer, donate, and get updated info. OICF will use this tool to match those who can help with those who are in need.
 

Latest News

What a Week!

What a Week!

We were astounded when on Tuesday, just eight days into the GveOrcas 2021 Campaign, we reached FULL FUNDING.  All 24 proposals!  Thanks to the 255 donors who contributed $231,031 to make this possible.  It was a little hard not to move forward with Unique Donor Day,...

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Welcome, Ed

Welcome, Ed

I am delighted to announce that Ed Andrews has joined the staff at the Community Foundation. He will be heading up our communications efforts and helping with general administration. Ed has served on the OICF Board for the past several years so his knowledge of and...

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A shot in the arm

A shot in the arm

Check-in team Judy Scott and Hilary Canty at this week's National Guard Vaccine Clinic Almost 500 neighbors received their first vaccine this week administered by the National Guard at the Orcas Center. Thanks to Brendan Cowen and the County Emergency Response Team...

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A new reality

A new reality

More on housing this week: there are two apartment complexes for sale on Orcas. Both currently provide affordable rental units and that could very well change if they sell, as the market is blistering hot right now. The worst-case scenario is a loss of 19 units. OPAL...

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