Board Recruiting in 2020 Webinar

REGISTER NOW The COVID-19 crisis is heightening the need for skilled and committed nonprofit board members. Summer is also the time when many board terms expire. Together, these factors mean that board recruiting is a critical priority for many organizations. But how do you identify and vet new board members when typical “get-to-know-you” meetings are […]

Webinar: Reopening guidelines, IBank loans for nonprofits, and other resources

REGISTER NOW While some nonprofits are serving more people than ever before, others such as performing arts are closed for months or will be closed for years. Many nonprofits have some staff working onsite and other staff working from home. In this live event, leaders from the Governor's Office will explain what the reopening stages […]

Strategic Partnerships Webinar: Collaborative Practices to Sustain Impact

REGISTER NOW This webinar provides an introduction to the array of strategic relationships that can advance greater impact and sustainability for nonprofit organizations. Informed by our 20+ years’ worth of experience in this area, La Piana Consulting outlines the variety of potential organizational relationships, key drivers of success and potential challenges to achieving success, as […]

The State of Philanthropy & Capital Campaigns Webinar

REGISTER NOW This webinar is generously sponsored by the Ventura County Community Foundation. Current realities are rocking philanthropy, challenging our core strategies for developing relationships, securing major and capital campaign gifts. The role of development professionals and nonprofit leaders in generating nonprofit revenues is more important than ever before in recent history. Convened by the […]

Coffee & Conversations

Coffee and Conversations is a new monthly virtual event held exclusively for SBF donors and fundholders to learn about an area of our work. This month, Jackie Carrera, President & CEO, and Rubayi Estes, Interim Chief Program Officer, will share about the Santa Barbara Foundation’s work surrounding COVID-19 and our assessment Santa Barbara County’s areas […]

July Small Capacity Building Grant Program Deadline

Small Capacity Building Program grants (formerly Express Grants) are awards of up to $5,000 aimed at strengthening the organizational capacity and programmatic effectiveness of nonprofit organizations serving Santa Barbara County. Click here to learn more. Application Deadline: The first Monday of every month, February through November 2020 Award Date: Eight weeks following each grant deadline

August Small Capacity Building Grant Program Deadline

Small Capacity Building Program grants (formerly Express Grants) are awards of up to $5,000 aimed at strengthening the organizational capacity and programmatic effectiveness of nonprofit organizations serving Santa Barbara County. Click here to learn more. Application Deadline: The first Monday of every month, February through November 2020 Award Date: Eight weeks following each grant deadline

77th Man & Woman of the Year

Four Seasons Biltmore, Coral Casino 1260 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara

Join us in celebrating the 77th Man & Woman of the Year at a virtual event. Stay tuned for event details. The Man & Woman of the Year Award honors Santa Barbara residents whose lifetime of volunteer service represents a meaningful commitment to the community; addresses a real community need or enhances the quality of […]

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September Small Capacity Building Grant Program Deadline

Small Capacity Building Program grants (formerly Express Grants) are awards of up to $5,000 aimed at strengthening the organizational capacity and programmatic effectiveness of nonprofit organizations serving Santa Barbara County. Click here to learn more. Application Deadline: The first Monday of every month, February through November 2020 Award Date: Eight weeks following each grant deadline