Santa Barbara County Food Action Plan

Recognizing the impact of the inefficient county food system, the Community Environmental Council and the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County came together to begin developing a better system. They approached the Santa Barbara Foundation with a proposal: to develop a healthy, accessible, sustainable local food action plan that will serve Santa Barbara County now and in the future. The Orfalea Foundation was also invited to round out the four organization partnership. Full story

PFE Conference 2015

Join the 2015 Partnership for Excellence conference, the premiere forum for Santa Barbara County's philanthropic leaders, on Thursday, April 16 at The Fess Parker. This year's program will feature keynote speaker Diana Whitney, Ph.D., a thought leader on appreciative leadership. Register now

New Voices Workshops

The Santa Barbara Foundation and Ventura County Community Foundation are pleased to offer two leadership workshops on March 18 designed to strengthen nonprofit boards. Speakers include Lorraine Aguilar, chief engagement officer for Working Harmony, and Doug Green, MBA. Learn more

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