Interfaith Establishes Endowment at OBCF to Help Outer Banks Forever

Interfaith Community Outreach has established a new charitable endowment with the Outer Banks Community Foundation to provide a permanent source of funding to “bridge the gap” for the working class poor...

OBCF Awards $600,000 in 2015; Raising Funds to Do More in 2016

Ending another record-breaking year, the Outer Banks Community Foundation announced over $600,000 in grants and scholarships in 2015, including $60,000 in new grants earlier this month...

Community Foundation Celebrates Giving Tuesday

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is celebrating Giving Tuesday by encouraging our generous community to give back to the nonprofits and causes they love...

Last Chance to Register for Oct. 16 Nonprofit Training

It’s your last chance to register for the Outer Banks Community Foundation’s strategic planning workshop being held on October 16! If you’re a board or staff member of a local charity, this training is for you...

Frank Tate Fund Established for the Manteo High School Band

The Manteo High School Band is getting new help next year, in memory of a young clarinetist whose life was enriched by his band experience...

Fred Murray Fund to Help Families with Cancer

Fred Murray’s legacy of kindness has been memorialized in a new charitable endowment. Established by his family with the Outer Banks Community Foundation, the Fred Murray Memorial Fund will serve as a perpetual funding source to help people from the Outer Banks who are struggling with cancer...

Community Foundation Awards $40,000 in Grants

The Community Foundation awarded more than $40,000 in grants yesterday to 16 local nonprofits. The grants will assist with a wide range of charitable needs, from volunteer fire departments to animal rescue, children and youth to seniors and elders, outdoor education to food assistance for the needy...

4th Annual Video Contest!

Announcing the 2016 Community Foundation Video Contest! Show us how a Community Foundation grant helped your nonprofit improve our community, launch a new program, and change people’s lives...

Community Foundation Announces Planning Workshop for Nonprofits

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is offering a strategic planning workshop for local nonprofits on Friday, October 16 from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese. Click here to register online...

Flat Top Painting Sold at Arts Council Gallery in Manteo

Sold!!! A recent donation of a large oil painting by Helen Crouse will help preserve one of the last remaining Flat Top cottages of Southern Shores, NC...

Now Accepting Grant Applications Through July 31

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is currently accepting online applications for its Community Enrichment Grants Program. The application deadline is Friday, July 31...

Community Foundation Awards $109,000 in Grants

The Community Foundation awarded more than $109,000 in grants last week to 19 separate charities. Nonprofits from Dare County, Ocracoke, and Currituck County will benefit, on programs ranging from ball fields to libraries, sea turtles to arts groups, college-bound students to adults with disabilities...

Community Foundation Awards $147,000 in Scholarships

Sixty-nine talented and hard-working local students are getting help this year in fulfilling a dream — the dream of a college education. The Outer Banks Community Foundation announced 89 scholarship awards this spring totaling $147,000...

Community Foundation Releases Annual Report

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has released its 2014 Annual Report, showcasing 12 new endowment funds and over $560,000 in grants and scholarships...

Community Foundation Names New Emeritus Directors

The Board of Directors of the Outer Banks Community Foundation has named two new individuals into the honored ranks of Emeritus Director: Sharon Elliott and Avery Harrison...

OBCF Celebrates Record-Breaking Year at Annual Meeting

The Outer Banks Community Foundation held its Annual Meeting on March 19 to celebrate another record-breaking year of philanthropy, including $560,000 awarded in grants and scholarships in 2014...