Grant to Outer Banks Family YMCA Provides Healthy Options for Dare Children and Teens

The “Safe Summer Programs for Youth and Teens” grant supported the Y’s goal to serve all local children and teens, regardless...

Southern Bank Building becomes Outer Banks Center for Nonprofits, home of Community Foundation

“Our bank is firm in its commitment to the communities we serve; this contribution is part of that commitment to the Outer Banks...”

Carolina Cross Connection Volunteers Change Homes and Lives

“I couldn’t find anyone to do this work for me,” said Priscilla. “These children are angels, and that’s the truth!”

United Bank Contributes to Community Foundation’s New Nonprofit Center

CEO Chris Sawin said, “The first dollars to raise are often the hardest, and United Bank’s gift provided a much-needed boost to our efforts.”

Community Foundation Grant for Outer Banks SPCA New Dog Enrichment Center

“We bring our dogs outside for exercise, mental stimulation, and emotional connection,” said Executive Director Bill Coleman...

Grant to Help HI CERT Connect Hatteras Islanders During Outages

Hatteras Islanders know it pays to be prepared for the eventuality of hurricanes and other significant events, both natural and man-made. Since 2013 HI CERT...

Ethical Principles and Donor Bill of Rights

With these ethical frameworks as our guiding pillars, we endeavor to create a positive and lasting impact in all aspects of our service...

The Lost Colony Production Gets New Sound Array

"The Community Foundation grant means we’ll no longer rent but will own appropriate speakers, saving us a great deal of money..."

Community Foundation Prepares for 2023 Hurricane Season

Funds support the nonprofits that help disaster victims pay for temporary shelter, home repairs, supplies, furniture, appliances, food...

Outer Banks Dementia Friendly Coalition Promotes Dignity, Connection

“One of the hardest things for caregivers is to ask for help,” said Outer Banks Dementia Friendly Coalition Executive Director Dianne Denny...

Finance Manager Jeff Dippold Retires from Outer Banks Community Foundation

Jeff’s background in corporate finance and accounting and his passion for community service were strengths that were immediately called into play...

Denise Adams joins Community Foundation staff as Finance Manager

Denise Adams joined the Community Foundation in April 2023 as our Finance Manager. Denise retired as Controller and Assistant Treasurer...

Update on the Outer Banks Center for Nonprofits

The Community Foundation office building on Roanoke Island is buzzing with activity, and some of that vibrant energy is coming from two summer interns...

Make Your Mark and say “Thanks, Outer Banks”

From helping others to higher education, there are a variety of ways to make your mark and give something back to your Outer Banks for future generations...

Community Foundation Board Grows from 12 to 18 members

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has increased its board size from 12 to 18 members in an effort to increase its capacity to serve the Outer Banks...

Outer Banks Community Foundation Awards $109,800 to Ten Nonprofits

The Community Foundation has awarded $101,500 in 2nd Quarter Community Enrichment grants to ten nonprofits, to support causes including disaster...