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Below are links to our County Connections Report, press releases, and the latest news regarding our COVID-19 Joint Response Effort for Santa Barbara County.


County Connections Report

COVID-19: How You Can Help  | April 2020 – This edition of our County Connections Report explores the COVID-19 crisis in Santa Barbara County, how our social sector has stepped up to support those in need, and a few ways YOU can help our communities. Explore the full report here.


SBF PRESS RELEASES

Santa Barbara Better Together Funds Provides Grants For Small Businesses:

Santa Barbara County Announces COVID-19 Relief Grant for Arts & Culture Nonprofits

Santa Barbara Foundation Names New President & CEO, Jackie Carrera

Economic Impact Payments Provide Some Relief to Individuals; Offer Opportunities for Community Support

Santa Barbara Foundation Launches COVID-19 “Ways to Help” Webpage Connecting Needs and Resources in Santa Barbara County

COVID-19 Joint Response Effort for Santa Barbara County Expanded Over $1 Million in Support Pledged to Relief Efforts

Esfuerzo de Respuesta Colaborativo al COVID-19 del Condado de Santa Barbara Expandido Mas de $1 Millón de Apoyo Prometido para Esfuerzos de Alivio

Escuchar en Mixteco: Esfuerzo de Respuesta Colaborativo al COVID-19 del Condado de Santa Barbara Expandido Mas de $1 Millón de Apoyo Prometido para Esfuerzos de Alivio

Santa Barbara Foundation and United Way of Santa Barbara County Collaborate on COVID-19 Response Efforts


 COVID-19 JOINT RESPONSE EFFORT IN THE NEWS

5.25 Noozhawk: Goleta City Council Talks Small-Business Relief, Ballot Measure to Increase Mayoral Term

5.23 KCBX: UCSB engineer puts idle 3D printer to work on PPE

5.20 Santa Barbara News-Press: Goleta OK’s Plans for CDBG Funding

5.19 Santa Ynez Valley Star: Local Individuals, Families Assisted Through COVID-19 Joint Response

5.19 Santa Ynez Valley Star: How COVID-19 has Affected Our SYV Nonprofits

5.12 KEYT: Santa Barbara Maps out Plan for Tenants and Property Owners

5.11 Santa Barbara Independent: COVID-19 Artist Relief Grants Available

5.8 Pacific Coast Business Times: Good Works: Tri-county Charities Need Donations Now More Than Ever

5.7 KEYT: Santa Barbara County Food Rescue Network Expands Efforts to Feed Those in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic

5.6 Santa Maria Sun: United Way, Foundations Work Together to Provide Relief During Pandemic 

5.5 KEYT: Santa Barbara County Provides COVID-19 Relief Grant to Arts, Culture Nonprofits

5.5 Santa Barbara Independent: County Announces COVID-19 Relief Grant for Arts and Culture Nonprofits

4.24 KEYT: Lompoc Valley Medical Center Provides COVID-19 Response Update

4.24 Voice Magazine: Community Collaboration Provides Assistance During Health Emergency

4.21 Santa Barbara Independent: Santa Barbara’s COVID Mask Makers Get Organized

4.21 Fast Company: Shop these 30 Brands to Support COVID-19 Relief

4.20 Noozhawk: Vulnerable Local Individuals, Families Assisted Through COVID-19 Joint Response

4.21 KEYT: Joint Response Effort contributing $2 Million for COVID-19 relief

4.16 Santa Barbara Independent: Economic Impact Payments Provide Some Relief to Individuals; Offer Opportunities for Community Support

4.13 Noozhawk: Cynder Sinclair: How Funders, Philanthropists Are Pitching In to Help Nonprofits During Crisis

4.9 EdHat: Lompoc Hospital Treating 12 Inmates with COVID-19

4.9 Footwear News: Charity Works: Cardi B, AERA, Duke + Dexter, Hunter + More Are Stepping Up to Aid the Coronavirus Fight

4.7 Noozhawk: Daniel Goldberg’s Zoomers to Boomers Spread Across the Country

4.7 Santa Barbara Independent: Santa Barbara Foundation Provides Support to Nonprofits

4.6 Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce: A COVID-19 Conversation with United Way and SBF

4.1 Noozhawk: Local Resources in Times of COVID-19

4.1 Santa Barbara Independent: Nothing Stops the Census, Not Even the Coronavirus

3.31 Santa Barbara News-Press: ‘This county gets it’: local foundations rally to help Santa Barbara’s nonprofits adapt and serve amid pandemic

3.27 Noozhawk: Santa Barbara Foundation Launches COVID-19 Ways to Help Webpage

3.25 Santa Barbara Independent: Philanthropic ‘Joint Effort” Doubles Fundraising Efforts to $2 Million

3.25 Noozhawk: COVID-19 Joint Response Effort for Santa Barbara County Pledges $2 Million in Support

3.25 Noozhawk: Nonprofits Heroically Navigate the Choppy Coronavirus Waters

3.24 Coastal View: Joint relief fund pledges $1 million

3.23 Santa Barbara Independent: “Stronger as a Community” Tee Campaign

3.21 Santa Barbara Independent: Mayor of Goleta Assures of City’s Commitments During Stay-at-Home Order

3.20 On The 101: COVID-19 Joint Response Effort expanded over $1 million in support pledged to relief efforts

3.20 Pacific Coast Business Times: SB County Response Effort to Provide $1 Million in Assistance

3.20 Santa Barbara Independent: Philanthropists Give $1 Million to Combat Viral Economic Losses

3.19 KCLU: Efforts Underway To Set Up Relief Funds For Coronavirus Impacts on Central, South Coasts

3.17 Santa Barbara Independent: Out of Work? Here’s Where to Turn for Help

3.15 Noozhawk: Santa Barbara Foundation Offering Coronavirus Webinars for Nonprofits, Business Continuity