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...

Community Foundation Awards $198,800 in 81 Scholarships

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has awarded $198.800 in 81 scholarships to 70 students this spring, the most awards....

In Memory of Barbara Adams Kelley August 12, 1929 – June 5, 2023

Barbara Adams Kelley, the wife of General P.X. Kelley for almost 70 years, passed away at Arlington, VA on June 5, 2023...

Currituck HS Graduating Senior Joshua Royals Awarded $1,000 Renewable Scholarship

Currituck High School graduating senior Joshua Royals was awarded a $1,000 renewable scholarship from the Ralph & Ida Lee Saunders Scholarship Fund...

Six Cape Hatteras Secondary School Seniors Awarded $19,000 in scholarships

Six Cape Hatteras Secondary School students were awarded eight scholarships from Outer Banks Community Foundation...

Memorial Fund Honoring Marine Corps Commandant General P.X. Kelley Supports “The Wall That Heals” in Dare County

"My father understood too well the impact and lasting scars of combat. We are deeply honored that his memorial fund is playing a significant role in bringing..."

Trust Company of the South interviews Community Foundation CEO Chris Sawin

Trust Company executives and podcast hosts Bill Noble and Burt Koontz recently sat down with Community Foundation President and CEO Chris Sawin...

Two J. P. Knapp Early College Students Awarded $4,000 in Scholarships

Two J.P. Knapp Early College students received scholarships from funds established at Outer Banks Community Foundation...

Karen Willis Memorial Scholarship Fund Established

The family of Karen Willis has established a scholarship fund in her memory...