*Individuals contributing $1,000 or greater annually to the Community Engagement Fund will be recognized as Community Champions.
The Santa Barbara Foundation cultivates leadership, promotes innovation, and fosters collaboration throughout Santa Barbara County. Gifts to the Community Engagement Fund are strategically leveraged for positive impact in communities across our county. We invite you to engage with us by donating a gift, large or small.
Our Strategic Priorities Fund which supports our most vulnerable populations, working families and the social sector. Thank you for making a gift that will leave a lasting impact.
Since 1928, the Santa Barbara Foundation has provided funding, advice, and encouragement to those who are making a positive impact in the county. The generosity of many donors has made it possible for the foundation to be a strategic resource for nonprofits, to lead in time of crisis, and to support critical services to those most in need. You can be part of this good work by making a gift to the community disaster relief fund.
Our mission at Apples to Zucchini Cooking School is to teach children and their families to prepare nutritious, delicious, affordable meals made from real food.
Son, brother, teammate, friend. Fearless competitor and devoted mentor. Carlin played endless roles, always leading with the same unmistakable charisma, unwavering calm, and signature twinkle in his eye. Whether racing on blacktop or in Baja, he led with the same fiercely competitive spirit, loving heart, and unwavering dedication. Destined for a life on two wheels, Carlin developed a lifelong obsession with perfecting his craft.
Anyone in Santa Barbara County, can be seen by CTC for trauma resulting from disasters, accidents, and any form of abuse, including those resulting from emotional, physical and substance-related causes. CTC’s unique neurological technique requires little talking, and remarkably rapid results.
The Connor O’Keefe Fund is a non profit charitable fund that aims to support individuals and organizations that make a difference in our community through scholarships and grants.
Our mission is to enrich and empower those with mental and physical challenges through the arts. Please join us in bringing color and excitement to those who need it most!
Santa Barbara Triathlon is honored to be a part of celebrating Marcie Kjoller’s life. She was well known and loved by all of us here at Santa Barbara Triathlon. If you ever needed someone to get you out of your race morning funk, Marcie was your lady.
In the memory of Mark and Caroline Montgomery, we are starting a memorial fund to support organizations that provide services in the areas of social welfare, education, and health care.
The Ojai Women’s Fund (OWF) is an all-volunteer collective giving circle dedicated to making substantial grants on an annual basis to organizations that target critical needs in the Ojai Valley.
Pacifica Graduate Institute has a fiscal sponsorship fund through the Santa Barbara Foundation, and is asking for your support in assisting funding for Pacifica student scholarships and research grants.
The Rafe Sagarin Fund seeks to support early career scientists to conduct creative research in marine science that includes a strong component of observational ecology.
Formed by local residents who were compelled to act after the tragic 1/9 debris flow in Montecito, the Partnership for Resilient Communities is focused on safety and resiliency in support of and to augment public sector efforts in Santa Barbara County.
The mission of the SBCAAE is to promote, support and advocate for visual and performing arts education for preschool through post-secondary students in Santa Barbara County Schools.
Santa Barbara Poetry Fund supports readings, workshops, and publications in our community and brings nationally-recognized poets to perform as part of the Santa Barbara Poetry Series.
Social Venture Partners Santa Barbara (SVPSB) strives to build stronger nonprofit organizations, build educated and engaged philanthropists, and build community.
Santa Ynez Valley Teen Arts helps teens of all social backgrounds in the Santa Ynez Valley and surrounding areas find their inner selves through free art classes taught by professional artists.
The Vesalius Foundation’s mission is to accelerate research and development for cancer detection and provide financial support for patients unable to afford the latest in cutting-edge testing technology.