Santa Barbara County Leadership Awards

Hotel Corque 400 Alisal Road, Solvang

Let's Celebrate Our Social Sector Champions! Please join us for the First Annual Santa Barbara County Leadership Awards! Recipients of the Visionary Leader, Better Together, and Emerging Leader Awards will be announced at the event. This event is FREE to the community and will be held Tuesday, May 14, 4 PM - 6 PM at […]

Breakfast Club: Jumpstart Your Planned Giving Program with Katherine Wertheim, CFRE

Santa Barbara Foundation North County Headquarters 2625 South Miller Street, Suite 101, Santa Maria

Did you know that baby boomers are turning 65 at the rate of 10,000 people every single day, and this will continue for 18 years? As this generation passes on, the resulting wealth transfer will be $51 trillion. That’s three times the size of the entire U.S. annual economy! In this session, you will learn […]

Composing a Legacy : Planning Your Will & Trust

Santa Barbara Foundation North County Headquarters 2625 South Miller Street, Suite 101, Santa Maria

The Santa Barbara Foundation invites you to learn about your charitable giving options when planning your will & trust to make gifts that will leave a lasting legacy to charities that are important to you now and into the future. Please join us for a presentation featuring: Brooke C. McDermott, JD, LLM Partner, Ambrecht & […]

Fall Catalyst Reception

Presqu'ile Winery

Join us for a celebration of you and others who are catalyzing positive change in our County as donors to the Santa Barbara Foundation. To learn how you can become a Community Champion and receive invitations to exclusive SBF donor events click here. ***Invitation only event.

2019 Celebrate Philanthropy

Santa Maria Country Club

Sponsored by the Santa Barbara Foundation and the Santa Maria Times, 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. ***Invitation only event.

Food Action Update Panel

Santa Barbara Foundation North County Headquarters 2625 South Miller Street, Suite 101, Santa Maria

Your community foundation is working diligently to create positive change for our communities across Santa Barbara County. This includes our on-going work to educate our residents on pressing challenges and hopeful opportunities. For our three educational November events, we have convened experts in the fields of Impact Investing, Homelessness & Housing, and Food Security to […]

2020 Community Grant Info Session

Santa Barbara Foundation North County Headquarters 2625 South Miller Street, Suite 101, Santa Maria

Join Us and Learn about Our 2020 Community Grant Program Areas We invite you to meet the Santa Barbara Foundation’s staff and learn about our 2020 grant program areas. These grants support nonprofit organizations serving our most vulnerable populations throughout Santa Barbara County. Nonprofit representatives are encouraged to attend one of three information sessions being […]

North County Donor Appreciation Luncheon

On Friday, February 21st the Santa Barbara Foundation held our North County Donor Appreciation Luncheon at The Far Western Tavern in Orcutt. Attendees learned about the impact of their gifts in our community through 2019. View event photos here. To learn how you can become a Community Champion and receive invitations to exclusive SBF donor […]

CANCELLED: Former Trustee Breakfast in North County

Santa Barbara Foundation North County Headquarters 2625 South Miller Street, Suite 101, Santa Maria

We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very closely and are cancelling this event as a safety precaution.

2020 Celebrate Philanthropy

Virtual Event

Nominations for the 2020 Celebrate Philanthropy Honorees are now closed. Join us in celebrating the 2020 Celebrate Philanthropy Awards at a virtual event. Stay tuned for more information about the awards recipients and event details. Celebrate Philanthropy honors individuals, couples or families who, through direct service or financial support, have demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable […]