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2015 Express Grants and Timely Opportunities

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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 2015:

Third Quarter Grants

  • Academy of Healing Arts! dba AHA!
  • Anti-Defamation League Foundation
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • C.A.R.E.4Paws
  • Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens
  • Domestic Violence Solutions
  • The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College
  • Friends of the Santa Maria Public Library
  • Fund For Santa Barbara, Inc.
  • Guadalupe Kids Come First Foundation
  • Life Steps Foundation
  • Lompoc Museum Associates
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
  • Santa Barbara Athletic Roundtable
  • Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • Santa Barbara Rescue Mission
  • Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network, Inc.
  • Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People
  • Solvang Theaterfest, Inc.
  • Southern California Grantmakers
  • Special Olympics Southern California
  • Village Properties Teachers Fund
  • Wildling Museum

Second Quarter Grants

  • Boxtales Theatre Company
  • The Capps Family Foundation
  • Casa Esperanza Homeless Center
  • Cielo Foundation
  • Elings Park Foundation
  • Ensemble Theatre
  • Explore Ecology
  • Girls Incorporated of Greater Santa Barbara County
  • Immaculate Heart Community
  • Jodi House
  • La Cuesta High School
  • Lobero Theatre
  • Media4Good
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Inc.
  • Orcutt Children's Art Foundation, Inc.
  • Sansum Diabetes Research Institute
  • Santa Maria Valley Historical Society
  • Summer Solstice
  • Transitions - Mental Health Association
  • United Boys and Girls Club of Santa Barbara County
  • Westmont College
  • Youth CineMedia

First Quarter Grants

  • Child Abuse Listening Mediation, Inc.
  • Church at the Crossroads
  • Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County
  • Explore Ecology
  • La Cumbre Junior High School Foundation
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
  • Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Society
  • Santa Barbara Dance Institute
  • What is Love Teens
  • Transition House
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