The Adam Anthony Villa Scholarship is specifically for first generation and first in family college bound students. It is focused on Lompoc High School where Adam graduated from.
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.
Arts and culture represent the heart of Santa Barbara County. Our collective art, culture and creative expression uniquely inspire local identity and belonging, bridge across differences, support equitable and resilient communities, reflect our shared humanity, and help us to reimagine a better future.
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.
The Carpinteria Living Shoreline Festival, a birding and nature festival is scheduled for March 25-27, 2022.
Birds and birding will be a major focus of the festival as well as events covering coastal ecology and the community’s strong tradition of valuing and protecting coastal resources. The goal is to create an event that reflects Carpinteria’s unique relationship to its shoreline.
CBeyondcancer’s mission is to partner with and fund organizations that help families see beyond emotional and financial obstacles to focus on fighting cancer.
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.
The primary mission of the Down Syndrome Association of Santa Barbara County is to enhance the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families in our community.
Since March 2020 our restaurant and business has been turned upside down like the rest of the world with both this pandemic and economic recession. We quickly made it our mission to retain our staff and make sure that they had money in their pockets during this confusing and stressful time
We have reached a deal and need your support.
Time is running out for the San Marcos Foothills.
Gift of Hope is an organization that works with Big Brothers Big Sisters® to encourage and train responsible adults to become mentors to children/teens in need of one to one support.
The Global Neighborhood Fund strengthens under-served communities by providing grassroots grants in developing countries.
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!
We are a Black led and Black centered organizing collective in Santa Barbara County. Formed in response to the de-stabilizing impacts of racism and anti-blackness, we aspire to build resilient communities for the African diaspora and other marginalized people along the Central Coast.
Hearts Aligned, Inc. was formed to support families in Santa Barbara County that have a critically ill child. We were established in 2021 in response to a growing need from conversations with a diverse group of families impacted by a variety of childhood illnesses.
The Jack O’Keefe Junior Golf Foundation is in memoriam to Jack O’Keefe who devoted his life to the game of golf and played it at the highest level. He was one of the founders of Rancho Maria Golf Club where he was the Head Professional and General Manager for 50 years.
Juneteenth Santa Barbara is an annual event, where we bring community members together to celebrate the freedom of slaves in the United States.
The Key Class strives to deliver a comprehensive yet simple guide to social and business etiquette to give participants the competitive edge in obtaining jobs, advancing in their current job or gaining entrance to college. The training is designed for and beneficial to people of any age from elementary school to adults.
The Local Justice Alliance offers a forum for engagement, dialogue, ongoing education, accountability and problem solving for social justice issues within the local community, with a focus on anti-racism work within the business sector.
Once a year, Magoo’s Shoes takes a group of underprivileged kids from our community and buys them a pair of new shoes.
Justify the lives of differently abled individuals!
A community of 56 million people and growing, want and deserve to be self-reliant.
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.
Big Heart Intelligence and Integral Resilience unlock the Rosetta Stone of Behavioral Health and Wellness. Our mission is to apply these innovations to the most urgent challenges facing our community, delivering measurable positive outcomes that can be rapidly replicated and scaled in other communities.
The Rio’s Promise Fund supports child victims of slave labor in West Africa. Currently working with PACODEP’s Village of Life children’s home in Kete Krachi, Ghana.
Rooted Santa Barbara County’s mission is to optimize community health through whole food plant-based nutrition education and support.
Santa Barbara Agriculture and Farm Education Foundation is committed to feeding 100% of government-certified food desert areas in Santa Barbara County with nutritious, regenerative, organic, and locally-grown farm fruits and vegetables. The recent acceptance of our bid to pur-chase the Sweet Wheel Summerland Farm will allow the SBAFE Foundation to continue and multiply our nutritional and environmental impact on the community.
Women in Leadership Positions – Making Connections, Sharing Expertise, Inspiring Confidence, Encouraging Growth.
Together we can support those in urgent need and help guarantee a sustainable and thriving community for the long term.
While our initial grant program for small business continues, the new Santa Barbara Better Together Economic Development group is using a data-driven approach to help stimulate local economic investment, retain and support unique local businesses, diversify business ownership in the region, incubate new organizations, and foster local job creation through entrepreneurship.
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.
Engaging the community in a shared effort to protect and support each other in a time of unprecedented need.
Pull up a chair to a spectacular sponsors dinner—only a few seats left—in support of the inaugural Santa Barbara Culinary Experience, in partnership with The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.
Santa Barbara Impact Network strives to build stronger nonprofit organizations, build educated and engaged philanthropists, and build community.
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.
sbSNAP is a volunteer organization dedicated to matching individuals with special needs with adaptive programs available in the Santa Barbara community.
In this holiday season, you can make a difference with a tax-deductible donation to Sonos Soundwaves, our program supporting quality music education around the world.
Sustainable Future unifies and empowers communities to improve the health of our planet. Our dynamic technology platform and innovative campaign model drives engagement for a cleaner, safer, more vibrant tomorrow.
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.
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.
Truth in Recruitment (TIR) is a student advocacy project under the auspices of the Santa Barbara Foundation, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit. Our mission is to work with students, families, teachers, veterans, community organizations, and school districts to clarify the consequences of military careers, to provide alternative options so that students can make educated choices about their future, to inform families of their children’s privacy rights, and to advocate for policies regulating recruiter presence on campuses.
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.
Vow4Mal is a local fund dedicated to promoting responsible partying through education and “safe space” events. Beyond not drinking and driving Vow4Mal’s message spreads the importance of peer to peer supervision and interventions.
The La Cumbre Foundation of Santa Barbara being true to its mission has established the “Westside Youth Initiative Field of Interest Fund” to financially support programs and activities
Providing grocery delivery services to senior citizens and other compromised individuals with underlying health conditions in Santa Barbara who have been isolated and sheltered in their homes due to the growing spread of COVID-19