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

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The Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) was founded in 1995 to help build and strengthen our community by encouraging and supporting local philanthropy and by connecting people and organizations who want to make a difference by improving the quality of life on Orcas Island.

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Learn about capacity building, annual grants awarded, GiveOrcas and other resources we offer.

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Learn about some of the resources that are available to the members of our community.

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Flying High on Orcas

Flying High on Orcas

Acrobatic Conundrum Orcas Island Fire and Rescue will be holding an EMT Academy this fall.  It is a fairly intensive multi month program that can be completed locally.  There is a small book fee that is reimbursed upon completion of the course.  I took the class 22...

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All Smiles

All Smiles

Island Market steps up for our kids once again! OICF received a very generous anonymous donation for the Dental Van program this week.  We are deeply grateful for the support that will ensure all community members have access to dental care.  The next clinic is...

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All Masked Up & Ready to Keep Rolling

All Masked Up & Ready to Keep Rolling

The Canty's. All masked up. At the start of the pandemic, we were told to prepare for a marathon, not a sprint.  It feels like we are now in an Ironman triathlon, and I sure hope we have the stamina to make it through.  An indoor mask mandate for public spaces goes...

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