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Community Foundation Week Celebrates Foundations, Philanthropy

40 years ago, on November 16, 1982, the Outer Banks Community Foundation held its first board meeting...

Nandy Stuart Promoted to Chief Operating Officer

“Nandy embodies two of the most important attributes of an effective nonprofit leader – high professional standards and a deep commitment to the people we serve..."

Nonprofit $4,000 Grant Opportunity

42 local nonprofit agencies have been nominated to be in the running for a $4,000 grant from Outer Banks Community Foundation that will be awarded this Saturday...

Cyclist and Pedestrian Safety Gear Give-Away at KDH’s Ice Cream Social

We worked with the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition and the Emily Fredricks Foundation to give away safety gear...

North Carolina Basnight Cancer Hospital Honors Late Senator

We join with Marc Basnight's family, friends, and supporters in celebrating a UNC Health facility dedication: The North Carolina Basnight Cancer Hospital.

Community Foundation 40th Birthday Backyard Bash on Oct. 15 Celebrates Community Philanthropy

The Outer Banks Community Foundation invites the public to its 40th Birthday Backyard Bash at the Outer Banks Brewing Station on Saturday, October 15 from 2 – 6 pm...

Trust Company of the South Current Market Conditions Presentation

Trust Company has been a valued and steadfast partner in Community Foundation asset management for nearly 20 years now...

$65,150 in 3rd Quarter Grants Awarded to Eight Nonprofits

“We encourage interested nonprofit leaders to contact us at any time to discuss their projects, so we can work together to help address the Outer Banks’ most pressing needs and promising opportunities...

Outer Banks Seafood Festival Endowment Created

“Commercial fishing is a big part of our community’s cultural heritage, and it is vitally important to the Outer Banks. Our board is inspired to continue...

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..." 

$10,000 Grant Awarded from SAGA Donor-Advised Fund to Water’s Edge Village School in Corolla

“It is a privilege to invest in the lives and education of local children by offering a donation toward the expansion of the new academic building...

NC Symphony Music Grant for Dare Students

Our grant to the NC Symphony Society provided Dare County students with their first orchestral performance since COVID....

Community Foundation Awards $80,948 in Grants to Four Nonprofits

Second quarter Community Enrichment grants to four nonprofits fund performing arts, addiction treatment services, summer camp tuition for children...

Pauline Wright Endowment for Currituck Animal Shelter Helps 60 Dogs Rescued In Moyock

It was the largest seizure in the shelter’s history. Many of the animals were malnourished, neglected, and in desperate need of medical attention...

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...