The Martin Smith Fund benefits Dare CASA supporting recovering addicts.

The Martin Smith Fund: More Than A Name

A young person from a caring family is fun-loving, friendly, and hard-working. But somehow, the young person begins to experiment with drugs, and begins to abuse...
Graduate Kaitlynne Ludolph poses with Cindy Edwards and Colleen Shriver at Manteo High’s scholarship awards night after receiving an Outer Banks Association of Realtors Scholarship. Photo courtesy of the Outer Banks Community Foundation.

Outer Banks Realtors Help Local Students Realize Dreams

When Macy Quidley applied for college earlier this year, she wasn’t sure how she would pay for it. That was, at least, until she received help from the Outer Banks Association of Realtors...

Beach Food Pantry Establishes Endowment to Feed Dare County Forever

The Beach Food Pantry has established a new charitable endowment with the Outer Banks Community Foundation to fight hunger in Dare County...

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 in Grants

Earlier this summer and fall, the Outer Banks Community Foundation awarded more than $150,000 in grants to over 35 local nonprofits. The grants will assist with a wide range of community efforts, from food assistance to special needs programs, public safety to animal welfare, educational efforts to athletic programs for youth...

Community Foundation Announces Another Free Workshop for Nonprofits

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Dowdy & Osborne, LLP, the Community Foundation is offering a free seminar on Financial Management for Nonprofits on Friday, October 21 at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute. Click here to register...

OBCF Executive Director Joins Leadership Council of ZSR Foundation

The executive director of the Outer Banks Community Foundation has been appointed to the Community Leadership Council of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, an 80-year-old private foundation based in Winston-Salem, NC...

Donate Now to Help Dare County’s Hermine Victims

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting donations to the Disaster Relief Fund to support relief and recovery efforts after Tropical Storm Hermine. CLICK HERE TO DONATE. All contributions are tax-deductible, and 100% of all donations will be used to directly assist individuals and families in Dare County...

Manteo Rotary Creates Meekins Scholarship Fund with Community Foundation

The Manteo Rotary Club has created a new endowment with the Outer Banks Community Foundation to help students of Dare County achieve their dreams of a college education...

Summer Intern Creates Scholarship Recipient Video

Our very own José Valle has created a video with the help of some past scholarship recipients as a parting gift to the Community Foundation...

Community Foundation Awards $7,175 in Scholarships to COA Students

This year 15 College of the Albemarle students will have help fulfilling their dream of a higher education, thanks to the generous donors of the Outer Banks Community Foundation...

Community Foundation Announces Next Grant Deadline

Nonprofits, your application for a Community Enrichment grant is due by 11:59 pm on July 29...

Community Foundation Releases 2015 Annual Report

What's your charitable passion? The Outer Banks Community Foundation explores this in its just released 2015 Annual Report, showcasing 7 new endowment funds and over $620,000 in grants and scholarships...

Community Foundation Announces José Valle as Summer 2016 Milton A. Jewell Intern

From concentrations in accounting and financial management to marketing and public relations, the Outer Banks Community Foundation’s Milton A. Jewell Internship Program is both a prestigious and serious affair...

Community Foundation Awards Over $150,000 in Scholarships

Sixty-eight students — both graduating high school seniors and current college students — have received scholarship awards from the Outer Banks Community Foundation to aid them in their pursuit of a college education...

Historic Documents are Safe at the Community Foundation!

Brian McDonald of Outer Banks Heating and Cooling has once again come to the aid of the Outer Banks Community Foundation...

You’re Invited to the Southern Shores Flat Top Tour on April 23

The Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Cottage Tour is back! This year's tour will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Tour tickets are $5.00 and will be sold on the day of the tour at 156 Wax Myrtle Trail or 13 Skyline Road...