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We focus our attention on the areas that matter in our community,
giving you multiple ways to give back.

Investment Information

You can select your preferred investment option for your fund at the Santa Barbara Foundation. Click “learn more” on one of the four options below, listed left to right from lowest volatility to highest volatility, for more information. Learn more about our current performance and the foundation’s investment process. If you have any questions, or would prefer to invest using cash, please contact Cheri Savage, Director of Investments, at or (805) 880-9384.

Honoring the Past and Investing in the Future

The Santa Barbara Foundation established the Max & Clara Legacy Society as a way to thank the forward-thinking individuals who have made a gift through their will or estate plan. As part of the Society, you will be honored as one of the foundation’s closest supporters who have made a commitment to our future work through a legacy gift. Contact us to learn more.


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Discover Our Impact

See some of our latest work impacting the many communities of Santa Barbara County.

Dr. Anabel Ford

Whether supporting Santa Barbara’s nonprofit sector or hiking through the Maya forest in search of a stream, Ford’s commitment to helping the community is what anyone would call pure, big-hearted magic.

Offering a Helping Hand Home

“The best and most important part about this program is that we get to reunite lost adults with their families and caregivers,” said Clark. “This project is only going to get off of the ground because of the Santa Barbara Foundation’s assistance and dedication to the community.”



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