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

Grant Opportunities

The Santa Barbara Foundation is now accepting applications for the following grant programs: Blood Research and Education, Childcare Scholarships and Kindergarten Readiness, and LEAF. Grant applications, guidelines and submission instructions are available online. Learn more

Board Leadership Institute

The Santa Barbara Foundation and Ventura County Community Foundation invite applicants for the 2015 Board Leadership Institute. This five-month program is designed for nonprofit board members in Santa Barbara County. Application deadline extended: Friday, April 24, 2015. Learn more

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