Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving

Stewart Couch Leaves Generous Scholarship Bequest

Stewart Couch’s friends and family were left in shock upon his passing in February 2012, but many found solace by giving back to Hatteras for a scholarship in his name. Little did they know, Stewart himself had the exact same idea...

Scott Day Scholarship Honors Late Teacher

When beloved teacher and coach Scott Day departed this world on August 24, 2014, he left behind not only his family, but a generation of Hatteras students whose lives he had enriched. And now, Mr. Day is leaving an even larger legacy...

Pauline Wright ‘Walked the Walk’

Pauline Wright died on Sept. 3, 2011 at the age of 93, but her dedication to her community will continue for countless generations to come, thanks to a bequest left in the care of the Outer Banks Community Foundation...

New Memorial Fund for David Aycock Loy to Make Charitable Grants

David Aycock Loy left this life with just one request — to be remembered...

Artist Leaves Legacy of Culture, Art

Local artist Dorothy Luedemann left a legacy of artwork after her death: sculptures, map prints, paintings, and more. But her greatest legacy might be the two bequests that she gave to the Outer Banks Community Foundation...

SAGA Construction and Outer Banks Community Foundation Announce New Charitable Endowment

SAGA Construction, Inc. and the Outer Banks Community Foundation are delighted to announce a new charitable endowment fund that will make grants to nonprofits to promote and improve quality of life and health across the Outer Banks...

Golfing for Grants: Kelly Family Knows the Art of Giving

Some folks get testy or cling to their wallets if a charitable gift is suggested. Nags Head businessman Mike Kelly just brushes off his golf clubs...

Mystery Donor Bequeathed Largest Gift in Foundation History

The 30-year history of the Outer Banks Community Foundation is full of stories that tug at the heart, demonstrate the community’s character, and show how small monetary gifts can change lives...