River Bend Bike Park Opens in Lompoc

The River Bend Bike Park is officially open in Lompoc. Transforming five acres of land into a community bike park was the brainchild of Dave Baker in 2011. A Lompoc native and former BMX racer, Dave saw an opportunity to create a safe, protected place for children and adults to ride bicycles. Motivated by enthusiasm, over 350 volunteers from Lompoc and surrounding areas logged more than 5,000 hours to get the park built. Full story

LEAF Initiative

The Santa Barbara Foundation has launched the LEAF Initiative to advance regional strategies to increase land conservation, improve ecosystem health, ensure agriculture viability, and improve the local food system. Learn how you can support this countywide community strategy. Join us

Grant Opportunities

The Santa Barbara Foundation is currently accepting applications for the following grant programs: 1) blood research and education, 2) childcare scholarships, and 3) LEAF restoration, conservation and best practices. Guidelines are available online. Learn more


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