Recent Press Releases
As one of the largest private sources of funding for area nonprofits, agencies, and college bound students, the foundation makes funds available to identify and strategically address critical community issues – to strengthen the nonprofit sector, to encourage collaboration and partnerships, and to engage and align philanthropic capital with community needs in order to positively impact the county’s common good. On this page, you will find all of the latest press releases about what the foundation is doing in our many communities in Santa Barbara County.
Nominations Open for Santa Barbara County Leadership Awards
2019 New Trustees for SBF, Donna France and Ernesto Paredes
2018 Celebrate Philanthropy Recipients Honored for Voluntarism
Santa Barbara Foundation Welcomes Jackie Carrera, Chief Revenue and Business Development Officer
Santa Barbara Foundation Announces 75th Man & Woman of the Year
Pedro Paz, Ph.D. Joins Santa Barbara Foundation as Director of Grantmaking
Neighbors Show Lompoc Cares with Donation to Community Disaster Relief Fund
The Santa Barbara Foundation Welcomes New Trustees
The Santa Barbara Foundation 2017 Celebrate Philanthropy Awards
Findings from the Santa Barbara County Veterans Assessment Report Revealed
Jan Campbell, Chief Philanthropic Officer, to Leave Santa Barbara Foundation at the End of 2017
Strong Majorities of Santa Barbara County Voters Want California’s Next Governor To Invest in Early Childhood Care and Education
Santa Barbara Foundation Awards Core Support for Basic Needs Grants Totaling $882,500
Santa Barbara County Voter Memorandum: Early Childhood Education
The Santa Barbara Foundation & Association of Fundraising Professionals Award H. Peter Karoff Scholarship
Santa Barbara Foundation Honors 2017 Fleischmann and Spaulding Scholarship Recipients for Excellence in Academics and Community Service
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