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2017 Express Grants and Timely Opportunities

C.A.R.E. 4 Paws

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 2017:

First Quarter Grants

  • C.A.R.E. 4 Paws
  • California Center for Public Policy
  • Casa Del Herrero
  • DAWG (Dog Adoption and Welfare Group)
  • Endowment for Youth Committee
  • Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley
  • GenSpan Foundation
  • Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County
  • Hispanics in Philanthropy
  • IntroNetworks/805Connect Fund
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara
  • Lobero Theatre Foundation
  • Music Academy of the West
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
  • Pacific Pride Foundation
  • Partnership for Excellence Conference Fund
  • Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Society
  • Santa Barbara Dance Institute
  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival
  • Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics
  • Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association
  • Santa Mara Valley (Children's) Discovery Museum
  • Shadow's Fund
  • The Cecilia Fund (St. Cecilia Society)
  • Valley Art Gallery
  • VTC Enterprises
  • Women's Economic Ventures

Second Quarter Grants

  • Allan Hancock College Foundation
  • Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access, Inc.
  • Animal Shelter Assistance Program
  • Blue Sky Sustainable Living Center
  • CASA of Santa Barbara County
  • Friendship Adult Day Care Center, Inc.
  • Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara
  • League of California Community Foundations
  • Mental Wellness Center
  • MIYB California Inc. (Santa Maria Business Development Center)
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative Inc.
  • SBCEO "Welcome Home Baby"
  • Santa Barbara Education Foundation - What is LOVE
  • Santa Barbara Mission Archive - Library
  • Santa Barbara Response Network
  • The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College
  • True Vine Bible Fellowship
  • Wildfire Tactics & Atmospheric Research Institute, Inc.

Third Quarter Grants

  • Adventures in Caring Foundation
  • Children's Resource Network of the Central Coast
  • Community Counseling Center
  • Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
  • Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center
  • Hillside House
  • Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation
  • Music Academy of the West
  • Nature Track Foundation - City of Goleta
  • >li>Ojai Women's Fund
  • Pacific Pride Foundation
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum
  • Santa Barbara Orchestra
  • Santa Barbara Public Library
  • United Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara County
  • United Way of Santa Barbara County, Inc.
  • Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care Santa Barbara Foundation
  • Watts Willowbrook Church of Christ
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