Nominations OPEN: 79th Person of the Year

Nominate an individual, couple, or family for the 79th Person of the Year honor! The Santa Barbara Foundation invites the community at large to nominate an individual, couple, or family whose volunteer service represents a meaningful commitment to the community; addresses a real community needs or enhances the quality of life in the Santa Barbara […]

Nominations OPEN: Celebrate Philanthropy

Nominate an individual, couple, or family for the 2022 Celebrate Philanthropy honor! The Santa Barbara Foundation invites the community at large to nominate an individual, couple, or family who, through direct service or financial support, have demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable work in the Santa Maria Valley. Nominations open Monday, May 16, and close Friday, […]

Small Capacity Building Grant – June Deadline

Virtual Event

Santa Barbara Foundation’s Small Capacity Building Grant Program awards grants with a short review period and up to $5,000 aimed at strengthening the organizational capacity and effectiveness of Santa Barbara County nonprofits. The Foundation believes organizations are more effective when they are equipped with thoughtful strategy, strong leadership, sound operations and compelling communication. It is […]

Small Capacity Building Grant – July Deadline

Virtual Event

Santa Barbara Foundation’s Small Capacity Building Grant Program awards grants with a short review period and up to $5,000 aimed at strengthening the organizational capacity and effectiveness of Santa Barbara County nonprofits. The Foundation believes organizations are more effective when they are equipped with thoughtful strategy, strong leadership, sound operations and compelling communication. It is […]

Small Capacity Building Grant – August Deadline

Virtual Event

Santa Barbara Foundation’s Small Capacity Building Grant Program awards grants with a short review period and up to $5,000 aimed at strengthening the organizational capacity and effectiveness of Santa Barbara County nonprofits. The Foundation believes organizations are more effective when they are equipped with thoughtful strategy, strong leadership, sound operations and compelling communication. It is […]

Conservation, Environment, and Public Trails Grant Program Application Deadline

The Conservation, Environment, and Public Trails Grant Program will support conservation, environment, and public trails projects across Santa Barbara County, with a preference given to those on the South Coast of Santa Barbara County from Point Conception to the Ventura County line and the Santa Ynez Valley. Grant amounts: up to $25,000. Application Deadline: August […]

Child Care Grants – Application Open

Virtual Event

Santa Barbara Foundation's Child Care Grants are now available! The Foundation offers Child Care grants of up to $15,000 to increase capacity among nonprofit child care providers in Santa Barbara County to meet the critical needs of young children and set the stage for lifelong learning success. This year’s grant will also focus on supporting […]

Child Care Grants Office Hours

Virtual Event

Office Hours are available for the Child Care Grants. The Santa Barbara Foundation offers Child Care grants of up to $15,000 to increase capacity among nonprofit child care providers in Santa Barbara County to meet the critical needs of young children and set the stage for lifelong learning success. This year’s grant will also focus […]

Child Care Grants Office Hours

Virtual Event

Office Hours are available for the Child Care Grants. The Santa Barbara Foundation offers Child Care grants of up to $15,000 to increase capacity among nonprofit child care providers in Santa Barbara County to meet the critical needs of young children and set the stage for lifelong learning success. This year’s grant will also focus […]

Child Care Grants Office Hours

Virtual Event

Office Hours are available for the Child Care Grants. The Santa Barbara Foundation offers Child Care grants of up to $15,000 to increase capacity among nonprofit child care providers in Santa Barbara County to meet the critical needs of young children and set the stage for lifelong learning success. This year’s grant will also focus […]