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100% of donor dollars.

We offer below-market rent at our affordable teacher housing complexes, and the proceeds cover all salary and administrative expenses. Therefore, 100% of what you give goes directly to students, teachers and schools in Dare County.

Are you interested in becoming a DEF Corporate Partner? Please contact us to learn more!

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Special Thanks

to DEF’s recent Corporate Partners. You make a difference.


Sustained and Planned Giving, Gifts of Security

A donation to the Dare Education Foundation Endowment Fund, established in 2005 and managed by the Outer Banks Community Foundation, offers a gift that will continue to have a significant impact on our mission for years to come. Because endowments are permanent, you can rest assured knowing your endowment gift will support our mission to enhance the experience of students and teachers in Dare County Schools for future generations.