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2013 Express Grants and Timely Opportunities


Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum

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 2013:

Fourth Quarter Grants

  • American Red Cross, Santa Barbara Chapter
  • Cabrillo High School
  • Casa Esperanza
  • Channel City Club
  • Channel Islands Restoration
  • Church at the Crossroads
  • Church for Life
  • Coastal Housing Coalition
  • Elings Park Foundation
  • Fielding Graduate Institute
  • The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College
  • The Foundation Roundtable
  • Friends of the Guadalupe Library
  • Friends of the Los Alamos Public Library
  • Good Samaritan Shelter
  • Hillside House
  • Holden Foundation
  • Just Communities of the Central Coast
  • La Cumbre Junior High School Foundation
  • Los Padres Forest Watch
  • The Neal Taylor Nature Center at Cachuma Lake
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
  • Rona Barrett Foundation
  • Santa Barbara County Education Office
  • Santa Barbara Dance Institute
  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
  • Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
  • Santa Maria Rotary Foundation
  • Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People
  • Segue Career Mentors
  • Southern California Grantmakers
  • Startup Weekend Santa Barbara
  • Storyteller
  • UCSB Economic Forecast
  • United Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Santa Barbara County
  • Unity Shoppe
  • Ventura County Community Foundation
  • Westmont College
  • Wildling Museum
  • Women's Economic Ventures of Santa Barbara
  • Women's Fund of Santa Barbara

Third Quarter Grants

  • A Different Point of View
  • Best Day Foundation
  • Bethel Lutheran Church
  • Casa Esperanza
  • Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice, Santa Barbara
  • Coalition for Sustainable Transportation
  • Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
  • County of Santa Barbara Arts Fund
  • Energy Partners Fund
  • Ensemble Theatre
  • Environmental Defense Center
  • Fishbon
  • Friends of the Santa Barbara Public Library
  • Goleta Valley Community Center
  • Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center
  • Holden Foundation
  • Incredible Children's Art Network
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara
  • Just Communities, Central Coast
  • Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce Community Development Foundation
  • Lompoc Valley Parks Recreation and Pool Foundation
  • Music Academy of the West
  • North County Rape Crisis & Child Protection Center
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
  • PARC Foundation
  • Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Museum
  • Regents of the University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Santa Barbara County Education Office
  • Santa Barbara Housing Authority
  • Santa Barbara Rescue Mission
  • Santa Maria High School Booster Club
  • Santa Maria Rotary Foundation
  • Santa Maria Swim Club
  • Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
  • Santa Maria Valley Historical Society
  • Transition House
  • Vandenburg Middle School
  • Westmont College
  • Women's Fund of Santa Barbara

Second Quarter Grants

  • AIDS Housing Santa Barbara
  • American GI Forum Education Foundation of Santa Maria
  • Boxtales Theatre Company
  • Boys and Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley
  • Cachuma Resource Conservation District
  • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens
  • Child Abuse Listening Mediation
  • Domestic Violence Solutions of Santa Barbara County
  • Ensemble Theatre
  • Girls Incorporated of Greater Santa Barbara
  • Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation
  • Good Samaritan Shelter
  • Guadalupe Union School District
  • Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center<
  • Isla Vista Youth Projects
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Ventura Alumni Chapter
  • Life Steps Foundation
  • Lobero Theatre Foundation
  • Lompoc Foursquare Church
  • Media4Good
  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
  • Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  • Santa Maria-Bonita School District
  • Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
  • Santa Maria Valley Young Men's Christian Association
  • Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People
  • Scottish Rite Language Disorder Center
  • Solvang Friendship House
  • Summa Education Foundation
  • Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care of Santa Barbara

First Quarter Grants

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association
  • Angels Foster Care of Santa Barbara
  • Arts Mentorship Program
  • Arts and Lectures
  • Braille Institute of America
  • Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens
  • Church at the Crossroads
  • Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts
  • Families Act
  • Friends of the Carpinteria Public Library
  • Ganna Walska Lotusland Foundation
  • Girls Incorporated of Carpinteria
  • Isla Vista Food Co-op
  • La Cumbre Junior High School Foundation
  • Lobero Theatre Foundation
  • Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce Community Development Foundation
  • Miller-McCune Center for Research Media and Public Policy
  • New Noise Music Foundation
  • Rotary District 5240 Charitable Foundation
  • Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Solvang Theaterfest
  • United Way of Santa Barbara County
  • Unity Shoppe
  • Wilderness Youth Project

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