Give Now

2014 Express Grants and Timely Opportunities


The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County

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 2014:

Fourth Quarter Grants

  • Allan Hancock College Foundation
  • American Federation of Aging Research
  • Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness
  • Community Counseling Center of San Luis Obispo County
  • Environmental Defense Center
  • Friends of the Santa Barbara Public Library
  • Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet
  • Just Communities Central Coast
  • Land Trust for Santa Barbara County
  • Lompoc Valley Community Healthcare Organization
  • Media4Good
  • Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
  • Pacific Pride Foundation
  • Santa Barbara County Child Care Planning Council
  • Santa Barbara County Education Office
  • United Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Santa Barbara County
  • Vision y Compromiso
  • Wilderness Youth Project
  • Women in Photography International
  • Women's Economic Ventures

Third Quarter Grants

  • Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara
  • Ensemble Theatre Project
  • Explore Ecology
  • Friends of the Lompoc Public Library System
  • Good Samaritan Shelter
  • Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center
  • La Casa de la Raza
  • North County Rape Crisis & Child Protection Center
  • Orcutt Children's Art Foundation
  • Santa Barbara Channelkeeper
  • Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
  • Southern California Grantmakers
  • Special Olympics of Southern California
  • Unity Shoppe

Second Quarter Grants

  • Academy of Healing Arts for Teens
  • Central Coast Future Leaders
  • Channel Islands YMCA
  • Child Abuse Listening Mediation
  • Cielo Foundation
  • Ensemble Theatre Project
  • Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara
  • First 5 Santa Barbara County
  • Foodbank of Santa Barbara County
  • Foundation for Santa Barbara City College
  • Fund for Santa Barbara
  • Good Samaritan Shelter
  • Holden Foundation
  • Immaculate Heart Community
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara
  • Media4Good
  • Music Academy of the West
  • Northern Santa Barbara County United Way
  • Opera Santa Barbara
  • Orcutt Area Seniors in Service
  • Page Youth Center
  • Parks and Recreation Community Foundation
  • PCPA Foundation
  • Regents of the University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative
  • Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition
  • Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
  • Santa Barbara Family Care Center
  • Santa Barbara Historical Society
  • Santa Barbara Rescue Mission
  • Santa Barbara Response Network
  • Santa Barbara Revels
  • Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association
  • Santa Barbara Urban Creeks Council
  • Santa Ynez Valley Foundation
  • Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
  • Spirit of '76 Foundation
  • Summa Education Foundation
  • Unity Shoppe
  • VTC Enterprises

First Quarter Grants

  • 2nd Story Associates
  • Allan Hancock College Foundation
  • Channel Islands YMCA
  • Courage to Lead
  • Energy Partners Fund
  • Ensemble Theatre Project
  • Fund for Santa Barbara
  • Hispanics in Philanthropy
  • Hutton Parker Foundation
  • Lobero Theatre Foundation
  • Regents of the University of California Santa Barbara
  • Sanctuary House of Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
  • Santa Maria Valley Young Men's Christian Association
  • Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
  • Summa Education Foundation

info@sbfoundation.org
North County Headquarters:  (805) 346-6123  |   2625 S. Miller Street, Suite 101, Santa Maria, CA 93455
South County Headquarters:  (805) 963-1873  |  1111 Chapala Street, Suite 200, Santa Barbara, CA 93101