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...

2023 Annual Meeting is 3.14.23 at Jennette’s Pier

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....

It Takes A Community. And a Foundation.

As we approach 2022, our 40th year of service, we are more committed than ever to making a difference for those in need. That’s why we're inviting you to make a meaningful gift now to the Community Fund...

Have a Will? Here are Ten Reasons to Revisit It Periodically

There are a number of  reasons why you'd want to periodically update your plan, including the birth of one or more grandchildren, any changes in dependents status, divorce or marriage, the retirement of professional...

Save on Taxes by Using your IRA RMD for Good.

Taking an IRA distribution this year might mean you’ll pay more in taxes, and even reach a higher tax bracket. Rolling over part of your IRA’s “required minimum distribution” (or “RMD”) to charity can help reduce your tax bill...

Lifting Families Out of the Harm’s Way on Hatteras

“Being back in our new, improved home is security,” said Sarah. “It’s what I’ve wanted forever—to be able to be here for my family, when they need me...

Register for Virtual Duke U. Training Series for OBX Nonprofits

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Duke University Nonprofit Management Intensive Track training series for Outer Banks nonprofit leaders in early 2022...

The Best Time to Make a Will is Now

DID YOU KNOW: more than half of American adults do not have a…

Praises for Interim Executive Director Bob Muller

Fortunately for us, Bob decided to make the sacrifice and come out of retirement to help staff and board...