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2012 Express Grants and Timely Opportunities


All for Animals

To rapidly respond to community needs, the Santa Barbara Foundation provides Express Grants and Timely Opportunities throughout the year. These grants assist with organizational development, small programs, emergencies and matching opportunities.

The following organizations received Express Grants or Timely Opportunities in 2012:

Fourth Quarter Grants

  • 1% For The Planet
  • Adsum Education Foundation
  • All For Animals
  • American GI Forum Education Foundation of Santa Maria
  • Arts for Humanity!
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara
  • California Center for Cooperative Development
  • Center for Successful Aging
  • Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness
  • Children's Creative Project
  • Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County
  • DramaDogs
  • Everybody Dance Now
  • Freedom to Choose Foundation
  • Friends of the Orcutt Library
  • Good Samaritan Shelter
  • Greater Santa Barbara Ice Skating Association
  • Guadalupe Sports Hall of Fame
  • Guadalupe Union School District
  • Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County
  • Hillside House
  • Incredible Children's Art Network
  • Just Communities, Central Coast
  • La Cumbre Junior High School Foundation
  • Orcutt Children's Art Foundation
  • The Pacific Pride Foundation, Inc.
  • Parks and Recreation Community Foundation
  • PCPA Foundation
  • People for Leisure and Youth, Inc.
  • Pierre Claeyssens Military Museum and Library
  • Rona Barrett Foundation
  • Santa Barbara Art Association
  • Santa Barbara County Coalition in Support of Promotores de Salud
  • Santa Barbara County Department of Agriculture
  • Santa Barbara Choral Society
  • Santa Barbara Dance Institute
  • Santa Barbara High School District
  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
  • Santa Barbara Village
  • Santa Barbara Volleyball Club
  • Santa Barbara Zoological Foundation
  • Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People
  • Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
  • Spirit of '76 Foundation Ltd.
  • Summa Education Foundation
  • Unity Shoppe
  • Wildling Museum
  • Women's Economic Ventures of Santa Barbara
  • World Dance Santa Barbara
  • ySTRIVE for Youth

Third Quarter Grants

  • Alliance for Living and Dying Well
  • The Arts Fund
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Casa Dolores
  • Catholic Charities of Santa Barbara County
  • Cielo Foundation
  • County of Santa Barbara Arts Fund
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Barbara County
  • Families Act
  • Foodbank of Santa Barbara County
  • Foster Youth Project
  • Ganna Walska Lotusland Foundation
  • La Cumbre Junior High School Foundation
  • League of California Community Foundations
  • Media4Good
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish
  • People for Leisure and Youth
  • Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition
  • Santa Barbara Choral Society
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
  • Santa Maria Valley YMCA
  • Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
  • Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center
  • Storyteller Children's Center
  • Summa Education Foundation
  • Surgical Eye Expeditions International
  • United Boys & Girls Club of Greater Santa Barbara County

Second Quarter Grants

  • The Arts Fund
  • Cancer Center of Santa Barbara
  • Carrillo Counseling Services
  • Central Coast Education Collaborative
  • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens
  • Central Coast Literacy Council
  • Channel Islands YMCA
  • Church at the Crossroads
  • Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
  • Dream Foundation
  • Elements Theatre Collective
  • Environmental Defense Center
  • Friends of the Guadalupe Library
  • Food From The Heart
  • The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College
  • Freedom Warming Centers
  • Friendship Adult Day Care Center
  • Genspan Foundation
  • Girls Incorporated of Greater Santa Barbara
  • Good Samaritan Shelter
  • Hospice of Santa Barbara
  • Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County
  • Jessie Hopkins Hinchee Foundation
  • Lompoc Museum Associates
  • Music Academy of the West
  • Ojai Music Festival
  • Page Youth Center
  • Regents of the University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
  • Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services
  • Santa Barbara Courthouse Legacy Foundation
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  • Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics
  • Santa Barbara Rescue Mission
  • Santa Barbara School of Squash
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders
  • Transition House
  • Wilderness Youth Project

First Quarter Grants

  • Artspace
  • Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
  • Conflict Solutions Center of Santa Barbara County
  • Courage to Lead
  • Fishbon
  • The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College
  • Friends of Waller Park
  • Friendship Adult Day Care Center
  • Fund for Santa Barbara
  • Ganna Walska Lotusland Foundation
  • Good Samaritan Shelter
  • Institute for American Research
  • Just Communities Central Coast
  • The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County
  • Legal Aid Foundation
  • Mental Health Association of Santa Barbara County
  • National Hispaña Leadership Institute
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
  • Responsible Pet Ownership Alliance
  • Samuel J. Perry Natural History Museum Corporation
  • Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative
  • Santa Barbara Birth Center
  • Santa Barbara Public Education Foundation
  • Santa Maria Valley YMCA
  • Solvang Friendship House
  • Summer Solstice Celebration
  • Santa Ynez Valley Senior Advisory Council
  • Transitions Mental Health Association
  • ySTRIVE for Youth

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