Santa Barbara Foundation



For over 90 years, the Santa Barbara Foundation has been a catalyst for change. The foundation analyzes issues to identify challenges that burden people every day in Santa Barbara County. It convenes community stakeholders to build coalitions and partner with nonprofits and other leaders working on the front lines. Together with the Santa Barbara community the foundation charts a direction and mobilizes people to support the dynamic initiatives that make this a better place, now and for generations to come.

Recent News from Santa Barbara Foundation


Celebrate Philanthropy: Tim Murphy passionate about helping youth, giving back
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

“Part of the goal is to get other people to volunteer and be philanthropic, and I think when they see what other people are doing, maybe they think,...more

Santa Barbara Symphony board members elected
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

Nancy Golden is returning to the board. His career has encompassed areas of marketing, high technology, nonprofit management and fundraising. He...more

Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes Three New Board Members
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

... UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, he has spent his career in consumer marketing, high technology, nonprofit management, and...more

Jan Campbell Retiring as Executive Director of Domestic Violence Solutions, Board Announces ...
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

... the Ocean, and most recently, she served as Chief Philanthropic Officer at the Santa Barbara Foundation. ... This is one of the ways she has been widely recognized for her outstanding efforts in...more

Program Provides Emergency Grants to Santa Barbara Businesses
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

A partnership of the Santa Barbara Foundation and the Santa Barbara County provides emergency business grants. The funds, which are available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...more

Emergency Business Assistance Grants Available for Local Enterprises
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

“We are grateful to partners like Santa Barbara Foundation to make this grant program accessible to our countywide community.” This funding,...more

Nonprofit Spotlight: Santa Maria Arts Council pivots to support school arts, teachers
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

It focuses on dance, drama and music, since our visual arts awards also included ... “Our grants program required a lot of time and energy from a lot...more

Santa Barbara Foundation Opens Conservation, Environment, and Public Trails Grant Program
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

A new grant program will be part of the Santa Barbara Foundation's (SBF) Community Grants Opportunities. The Conservation, Environment,...more

Elaine F. Stepanek Foundation Restaurant Fund Awards $500000 to 71 Restaurants
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

The Santa Barbara Foundation is the largest community foundation in the region. Nearly every Santa Barbara County nonprofit organization...more

Community Environmental Council Welcomes New Members and Officers to the Board of Directors
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation

Christine DeVries is a Management Consultant for banks, small businesses and nonprofit organizations, specializing in employee...more



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