The Santa Barbara County Food Action Plan is the result of years of collaboration and partnership, thousands of hours of volunteer time, and the significant investment of local foundations and donors. In working to address significant vulnerabilities such as food insecurity, climate change and population growth, the Food Action Plan includes proactive, actionable goals and strategies that will help build a more prosperous and resilient food system. Explore the Food Action Plan

LEAF Special Report

Learn about how the foundation's LEAF Initiative advanced regional strategies to increase land conservation, improve ecosystem health, ensure agriculture viability, and improve the local food system in its first year. Explore the report

Caregiver Initiative

The Santa Barbara Foundation is committed to innovative solutions supporting people who need care and the people who care for them. The Caregiver Initiative is increasing awareness and advancing support for the 70,000 unpaid family caregivers in Santa Barbara County. Learn more


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