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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Philanthropy in Action

The Business Giving Roundtable was formed to engage businesses in the process of giving and resource sharing as part of a community-wide approach to business development and corporate citizenship. Members of BGR in Santa Barbara County are demonstrating that business can do well by doing good. Join now

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