Catalyst Reception – North County

The Catalyst Reception is a celebration of our generous donors, fundholders, and volunteers. Since 1928, community members have partnered with the Santa Barbara Foundation to catalyze positive change throughout our […]

Catalyst Reception – South County

The Catalyst Reception is a celebration of our generous donors, fundholders, and volunteers. Since 1928, community members have partnered with the Santa Barbara Foundation to catalyze positive change throughout our […]

SBF Founding Day!

Its SBF's birthday! Since 1928, your community foundation has championed the philanthropic efforts of the people of Santa Barbara County, identifying the areas of greatest need and bringing together generous […]

October 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. […]

November 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. […]

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 […]