• The Crossing

    The Crossing, a charitable fund raising event held the second Saturday every August is a fun filled event for the young and young at heart! Swim, kayak, canoe, raft or use your imagination to come up with a new mode of transportation! Read More
  • Fall For The Arts

    Meet the artists in a relaxed setting while enjoying complimentary refreshments, music and hors d’oeuvres. Artwork will be on display and is available for sale, including paintings, ceramics, photography, fused glass, sculptures, jewelry, mixed media and much more! Read More
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  • 2017 Grant Applications +

    We serve as a philanthropic resource to other non-profit organizations serving the lake to enhance the sense of community, friendship and lake awareness.

    Funds raised through our events are granted back to the community through the grant application process. We support non-profit organizations that conduct projects or activities that benefit Lake Gaston.

    Grant applications will be considered from any non-profit organization and institution. The applying organization must have 501(c)3 not for profit status with the IRS and provide documentation with the application. Projects or activities must describe their benefit to Lake Gaston and its surrounding communities.

    A final report of the completed project or activity is required from the grantee by December 31, 2018.

    Download the 2017 Grant Application Here

    Full Details Here

    Return the application by December 1, 2017  to:
    O’Sail
    P.O. Box 363
    Gaston, NC 27832

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  • Grant Distribution +

    O’Sail is proud to have provided grants to the following non-profit organizations:

    • Citizens for Animal Protection - spay & neutering costs as well as a free rabies vaccination clinic
    • Coast Guard Auxiliary - maintenance project at their training facility
    • Friends of Lake Gaston Association - equipment to document noxious weeds in the lake
    • Helpful Hands and Hearts - expenses to construct handicapped accessible ramps
    • KIPP Gaston College Preparatory - kindergarteners' garden
    • Lake Gaston Chamber of Commerce - the first Lake Concierge, an information kiosk in the Food Lion Shopping Center
    • Lake Gaston Volunteer Fire Department - external defibrillator and a portable suction unit
    • Lake Gaston Foundation - porch furniture and support for lending library
    • Lake Gaston Water Safety Council - support for their educational trailer, state boating law signage at various boat landings, and handout cards for boaters
    • Littleton Volunteer Fire Department - training for a firefighter to become dive
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O'Sail Organization

O’Sail was organized to raise funds by hosting fun-filled events and activities that entertain and benefit Lake Gaston residents and visitors.

501(c3) OrganizationO’Sail, the Organization to Support the Arts, Infrastructure and Learning on Lake Gaston is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

We serve as a philanthropic resource to other non-profit organizations serving the lake to enhance the sense of community, friendship and lake awareness.

O’Sail is proud to have provided grants to many non-profit organizations in the Lake Gaston area including local Fire Departments, the Lake Gaston Water Safety Council, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Warren County New Tech High School and many others.