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...

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...

Community Foundation 2022 Annual Meeting Recap

Community Foundation Honors Sheila Davies, Elects New Board Members and Celebrates 40 Years at 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting...

2022 Virtual Annual Meeting is 2.22.22

The Outer Banks Community Foundation Board of Directors cordially invites you to attend its 2022 virtual Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 22 at noon...

Scholarship Recipient Katy Spore on Being Bold and Going for Gold

Our 40th Anniversary artwork designer, Katy Spore, is only recently out of college, and is already immersed in big city life and a career in her chosen profession...

Scholarship Application Season Runs Through March 7

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications on its website: www.obcf.org. The application deadline is 11:59 pm, Monday, March 7, 2022...

Community Foundation Awards Multi-Year Grant to Outer Banks Hospital Outpatient Cancer Center

"This grant to the Outer Banks Hospital Cancer Center reflects the type of investment that our founders and early donors envisioned when the Community Foundation was established...

Community Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

Community Enrichment Grants Program applications are due online via the Community Foundation’s web portal at www.obcf.org; the first deadline of the year is Friday, January 28 at midnight...

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...

2022 Virtual Annual Meeting is 2.22.22

The Outer Banks Community Foundation Board of Directors cordially invites you to attend its 2022 virtual Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 22 at noon...

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...

Looking Back at a Significant Year of Grant-Making

At its December board meeting, the Community Foundation board of directors approved more than $36,000 in discretionary grant funding to provide nonprofits with resources to fight food insecurity, isolation, poverty...

Duke Nonprofit Management Training Coming January 2022

In January 2022, 18 Outer Banks nonprofit leaders will take part in the Duke University Nonprofit Management Intensive Track Program....