Wolfinger-Jones Donor-Advised Fund Established at Outer Banks Community Foundation

"We’re excited to work with Outer Banks Community Foundation to understand the nonprofit community here and learn where our gifts may do the most good..."

Outer Banks Legacy—Looking Back on 40 Years with Frank and Lynda Hester

Frank remembered a quote his mother used to say, “We may not always see eye to eye, but I hope we can see heart to heart...”

Outer Banks Road to Recovery Fund Created

"Our job is to grow this fund with support of our entire community, and to provide funding for new solutions to the tragic crisis of addiction..." 

Local Philanthropist Establishes Endowments for Scholarships, Housing

Two new endowed funds that will support Outer Banks students and workers have been established by Nags Head realtor and philanthropist Karen DelVacchio...

Annual Advice 5K Fund Establisher Nancy Caviness earns NC Governor’s Service Award

The Annual Advice 5k Turkey Trot Fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation provides significant support for health and human service grant awards each year...

Donor-Advised Fund Establishers Gift $250,000 to Waves Edge Village School in Corolla

Corolla residents Wayne and Betty Evans pledged $250,000 to help WEVS (a K-8 charter school) build an additional schoolhouse adjacent its current location in the historic village...

Emily Fredricks Memorial Fund for Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Established

“We are thrilled that the Fredricks have created a fund dedicated to keeping walkers and bikers safe from harm on our roads, residents and visitors alike..."

Warren and Jane Davis Memorial Dare Math/Science Scholarship Stokes College-Bound Students’ Dreams

The first $1,000 scholarship was awarded in 1994; since then, more than $35,000 in scholarships, many for four years, have been awarded...

Hunting Family Fund Established at Outer Banks Community Foundation

Retired public health professional Cindy Hunting, and her husband, Rich, have established a new, endowed fund at the Community Foundation to support projects and organizations that promote health and wellness for people on the Outer Banks...

Irene Nolan Memorial Scholarship Fund Established

Irene Nolan was a force for good for nearly two decades on our Outer Banks. A new scholarship fund, established in her memory by Island Free Press co-founder Donna Barnett...