The Santa Barbara Foundation is a community foundation established in 1928 to enrich the lives of Santa Barbara County residents through philanthropy.


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Join the Business Giving Roundtable for its popular Entrepreneurs in Philanthropy event on November 20 at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. More details

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