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2012 Community Investments


Storyteller Children's Center

The Santa Barbara Foundation awards grants throughout the year to address our community's most critical challenges and compelling needs. All funding is awarded based on a rigorous process of research, due diligence, planning and evaluation.

The following is a list of nonprofit organizations that received community investment grants in 2012.

Core Support Grants

  • Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access – $42,000 
  • Carrillo Counseling Services, Inc. – $40,000
  • Casa Esperanza Homeless Center – $40,000
  • Catholic Charities (Santa Barbara County Region) – $50,000
  • Channel Islands YMCA, Youth & Family Services Division – $50,000
  • Child Abuse Listening Mediation, Inc. – $50,000
  • Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County – $30,000
  • Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County – $50,000
  • Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara – $40,000
  • Good Samaritan Shelter, Inc. – $75,000
  • Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County – $50,000
  • Pacific Pride Foundation, Inc. – $43,000
  • Peoples’ Self Help Housing – $50,000
  • Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo – $50,000
  • Salvation Army – $50,000
  • Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics – $40,000
  • Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center – $50,000
  • Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People – $50,000
  • Santa Ynez Valley Senior Citizens Foundation – $30,000
  • Transition House – $50,000
  • Transitions-Mental Health Association – $50,000
  • Unity Shoppe Inc. – $20,000

Capital Support Grants

  • Ensemble Theatre Project, Inc. – $25,000
  • Friends of the Santa Barbara Public Library – $25,000
  • Greater Santa Barbara Ice Skating Association – $25,000
  • Orcutt Area Seniors in Service, Inc. – $50,000
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History – $25,000
  • The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College – $50,000
  • Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care of Santa Barbara – $50,000

Innovation Grants

  • 2nd Story Associates – $75,000
  • Alliance for Living and Dying Well – $72,500
  • C.A.R.E.4Paws – $27,500
  • Central Coast Literacy Council – $54,000
  • Cuyama Valley Family Resource Center – $74,517
  • Environmental Defense Center – $50,000
  • Foodbank of Santa Barbara County – $75,000
  • Just Communities, Central Coast – $75,000
  • Parent Institute for Quality Education – $65,000
  • PCPA Foundation – $31,000
  • Santa Barbara Partners in Education – 75,000
  • Storyteller Children’s Center, Inc. – $75,000

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