Applying for a grant through the Santa Barbara Foundation can be done in 5 steps:
Review available grant opportunities.
Determine which program(s) or initiative(s) you’d like to apply for.
Review guidelines and eligibility requirements for the program of choice.
Discuss your project or questions with a member of our community engagement team.
Review and submit your application, according to the program’s specific procedures.
View frequently asked questions regarding the Santa Barbara Foundation grant programs.Determine Eligibility
The Santa Barbara Foundation is committed to continually learning from our community partners in everything that we do, from sharing knowledge and evaluating data to brainstorming ideas for future success. Through data and research, we know we can create a comprehensive understanding of facts and provoke questions about systemic challenges which will drive us to generate an even greater community impact.
We have also learned we must work together to support other nonprofit leaders in their professional development and to increase our shared access to resources. By learning together we are empowered to implement the key recommendations from our our data-driven research in the most efficient and beneficial way for Santa Barbara County.Learn More
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