Featured Events

2019 #AskSBF Office Hours

Our staff is always available by phone or appointment to engage with community members for any questions they have about the Santa Barbara Foundation. The Foundation will have #AskSBF open office hours for community members to walk in without an appointment, from 9 am to 12 pm on February 14, 15, 21, and 22. We also encourage you to post your questions on social media using the #AskSBF hashtag (or send us a direct message) and a member of the SBF team will get back to you.

Questions? Please contact Deanna Vallejo, Community Engagement Associate (805) 963-1873 | dvallejo@sbfoundation.org.

Breakfast Club Series

The Santa Barbara Foundation’s Breakfast Club is an educational event series for fundraising staff and board members in Santa Barbara County. The next Breakfast Club events will be held March 20th in Santa Barbara and March 21st in Santa Maria. Click to the right for more details about the events.

Celebrate Philanthropy

Celebrate Philanthropy honors individuals, couples or families who, through direct service or financial support, have demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable work in the Santa Maria Valley. Celebrate Philanthropy will be held on November 1st, 2018.

Man & Woman of the Year

The 75th Man & Woman of the Year are Ernesto Paredes and Joni Meisel! They were honored at a lunch reception on September 5, 2018. Click to the right to learn more about the honorees.

The 76th Man & Woman of the Year Awards Luncheon is scheduled for Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Stay tuned to our website for more information on nominations and ticket sales.