$1,000 Scholarship Won by Sydney Guns at After Prom OBX

At this year's After Prom, First Flight High School senior Sydney Guns walked away with a $1,000 scholarship to help her with her studies at Elon University, where she plans to learn much more about music and theater performance...

Chamber of Commerce Develops Tomorrow’s Leaders

Leadership OBX is a professional development program of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce. Established in 2014, it annually creates a cohort of business professionals and arms them with a greater understanding of the Outer Banks...

Regan Parker from Currituck High School Awarded Renewable Scholarship

Regan Parker, a senior at Currituck High School, has been awarded a renewable $1,000 scholarship from Outer Banks Community Foundation...

OBX GO FAR’s Miles 5k Cupcake Fun Run is May 14

OBX GO FAR 2022 season begins with the return of the Cupcake 5K on Saturday, May 14 in Manteo...

“Paint Experiences” at Kellogg Supply Benefits Community Fund

Throughout the first quarter of 2022, Kellogg Supply hosted six community painting events...

First Flight High School Seniors Awarded $38,900 in Scholarships

Congratulations to these scholarship recipients! We thank and appreciate each scholarship fund establisher and all donors to funds...

Manteo High School Seniors Awarded $19,400 in Scholarships

Congratulations to six Manteo High School seniors on receiving these awards. We thank and appreciate each scholarship fund establisher...

Celebrating Exceptional Dare County Volunteers

We're celebrating these exemplary volunteers, who are recent recipients of the N.C. Governor's Volunteer Service Award. We know many of these amazing individuals personally...

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...

2021 Annual Report is Now Online

The 2021 Annual Report is now online. Maureen Welch and her granddaughter Elyot Lowdermilk celebrate a sunset on Run Hill for our cover...

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..."

2020 and 2021 COVID Rapid Response Grants Impacts

“The Community Foundation grants allowed us to help children make the most of the virtual learning world they found themselves in.”...

Mustang Outreach Program Spring Concert

Mustang Outreach Program student bands will perform at a spring concert/ fundraiser, hosted by The Roadside Bar & Grill in Duck, on April 10...

Duke Nonprofit Management Certificate Course Earns High Marks

"Everything about the class, including the instructors, the class content, and the interactions with classmates, was topnotch..."

You’re Invited to the Southern Shores Flat Top Tour on April 30

The Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Cottage Tour is back! The 2022 tour will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM...

Community Foundation Awards $47,700 to Combat Addiction, Support our Youth, and Enhance Community Space

Community Enrichment grants offers an opportunity for nonprofits to apply for funds from an unrestricted grant-making pool that has grown considerably over the years...

2,100 Scholarships Awarded and Counting–How the Community Foundation Helps College-Bound Residents

“To date, 30 Outer Banks students have been awarded multi-year scholarships of $20,000 or more, and another 25 have been awarded...

40-Year Community Foundation Anniversary Video

We had a lot of help creating and produce this video commemorating 40 years of philanthropy through the Outer Banks Community Foundation...

Board Members Give 40 Years of Priceless Leadership

Board service is an incredible gift to nonprofit organizations, and board member impact really shines bright when you look back over the years and realize how different individuals...