Lorelei Costa, executive director of the Outer Banks Community Foundation, has been elected to the statewide board of directors of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.
Since 2012, Costa has led the Outer Banks Community Foundation, a public charity that helps to increase charitable giving, manage charitable funds, and provide targeted grants and scholarships to meet local needs in Dare County, Ocracoke, and across all Outer Banks communities.
“We’re so pleased that Lorelei brings her experience and perspective from both the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors to the Center’s board and the greater North Carolina nonprofit community the Center serves and advocates for,” said Jeanne Tedrow, president and CEO of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.
Costa also serves as a board member of the North Carolina Network of Grantmakers, and recently served on the Community Leadership Council of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. She has a been a life-long volunteer with nonprofits, including performing arts groups, historic preservation, public radio, women’s health, a homeless shelter, and her local fire department.
Founded in 1990, the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves as a statewide network for nonprofit board and staff members, an information center on effective organizational practices, and an advocate for the nonprofit sector as a whole. We offer services directly to all sizes and types of 501(c)(3) nonprofits and work closely with other local, state and national groups that assist nonprofits.