Now Accepting Applications For Aviation Education Grants

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the Aviation Education Grant Program. Applications are due on Friday, May 1. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the Community Foundation before applying...

Stewart Couch Leaves Generous Scholarship Bequest

Stewart Couch’s friends and family were left in shock upon his passing in February 2012, but many found solace by giving back to Hatteras for a scholarship in his name. Little did they know, Stewart himself had the exact same idea...

Now Accepting Applications For Pauline Wright and David Loy Grants

The Community Foundation is now accepting applications from nonprofits and qualified government agencies for the Pauline Wright and David Aycock Loy grant programs. These annual grants are intended to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, with an emphasis on autism and Down syndrome...

Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications thru March 29

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications online through Sunday, March 29, 2015. Graduating high school seniors, current college students, and adult continuing education candidates from Dare County, Currituck County, and Ocracoke are eligible to apply...

Community Foundation Announces Free Grant-Writing Workshop

The Outer Banks Community Foundation and the NC Center for Nonprofits announce a free grant-writing workshop for local nonprofits: “From Great Idea to Winning Proposal: How to Find and Attain Grant Funds for Your Nonprofit" on Friday, March 20 at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute...

Scott Day Scholarship Honors Late Teacher

When beloved teacher and coach Scott Day departed this world on August 24, 2014, he left behind not only his family, but a generation of Hatteras students whose lives he had enriched. And now, Mr. Day is leaving an even larger legacy...

Community Foundation Now Hiring!

The Community Foundation is seeking qualified, enthusiastic applicants for the full-time position of Office and Program Manager. Applications are due by Friday, January 30...

OBCF Accepting Grant Applications Through February 6

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is accepting applications for its Community Enrichment Grants Program. Applications must be completed online by Friday, February 6...

Announcing Two New Funds with Liberty Christian Fellowship

This week the Outer Banks Community Foundation announced two new charitable endowment funds in partnership with the Liberty Christian Fellowship of Colington...

OBCF Awards $540,000 in 2014, Raising Funds to Do More in 2015

Ending another record-breaking year, the Outer Banks Community Foundation announced over $540,000 in grants and scholarships in 2014, including $105,000 in new grants earlier this week...

First South Bank Supports Community Foundation’s Flat Top Fund

To commemorate First South Bank’s new full-service banking office in Kill Devil Hills, Senior Vice President Skipper Hines presented a $2,500 donation to support the Community Foundation's Flat Top Preservation Fund...

CheckPoint Donates Security System

Thanks to a generous contribution from CheckPoint Security, the Outer Banks Community Foundation has upgraded their office protections with a new, state-of-the-art security, fire alarm, and monitoring system...

New Endowment for Children’s Art Announced

The Dare County Arts Council and the Outer Banks Community Foundation have established the Jim Wood Endowment for Children’s Arts, a new charitable endowment to fund children’s arts programming...

Community Foundation Awards $70,000 in Grants

The Outer Banks Community Foundation awarded more than $70,000 in grants this month to 25 local charities. Nonprofits from Hatteras, Roanoke Island, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, Southern Shores, and Ocracoke will benefit...

Community Foundation Announces Marketing Workshop for Nonprofits

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is offering a marketing workshop entitled “Storytelling for Nonprofits: How to Tell Stories that Build Support and Raise Money” on October 16...

Giving Circle Awards Grants, Recruits New Members

The “OBX Giving for Good” Giving Circle is seeking new members to join this innovative philanthropic group. Sponsored by the Community Foundation, Giving for Good is a group of local families with school-age children who each contribute to a charitable fund and then make high-impact grants to charities that they chose...