The Business Giving Roundtable (BGR) is a growing forum where local business leaders share strategic approaches to corporate social responsibility and employee volunteerism. BGR promotes business giving and elevates the generous contributions of its members including local entrepreneurs, international corporations and local chambers of commerce.
For more information about the Business Giving Roundtable, please contact Barbara Andersen, Chief Strategy Officer, at (805) 963-1873 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since 2010, the Global Neighborhood Fund has been a leading collective global giving group that has provided nearly $350,000 in grassroots grants to organizations in developing countries. Some of their past and present work has included/includes providing people with health care, clean water, education for girls, economic empowerment, safe births, and prevention and treatment of gender violence.
For more information about the Global Neighborhood Fund, please email email@example.com.
The Ojai Women’s Fund (OWF) pools the resources of women in the Ojai Valley to provide meaningful financial support to a broad range of charitable projects throughout the Valley. Areas of focus include arts, education, the environment, health and social services. Through its annual grantmaking program, OWF will inspire women to become leaders in philanthropy, educate women and the community on current issues and giving strategies, and empower women to help strengthen their community.
The Ojai Women’s Fund is a field of interest fund of the Santa Barbara Foundation. For more information about OWF, please visit ojaiwomensfund.org.
Social Venture Partners Santa Barbara (SVPSB) is part of a global network of local partners connecting passion and purpose—creating greater impact, rallying around a shared vision, strengthening nonprofits, and enriching the social sector. One person joins many and together, SVPSB partners are better able to solve the most entrenched problems in our community.
For more information about Social Venture Partners Santa Barbara, please visit svpsb.org.
Vow4Mal is a field of interest fund at the Santa Barbara Foundation focusing on the education and prevention of drinking and driving. The fund was established in January 2014 to honor the life of Mallory Rae Dies, who was hit and killed by a drunk driver. Community supporters, friends and family continue to rally around the issue, working to eliminate excuses for and change stereotypes about drinking and driving.
The Women’s Fund of Northern Santa Barbara County responds to the community’s most urgent needs by making substantial gifts in Northern Santa Barbara County. From its beginnings as a giving circle of 16 local women in 2007, the Women’s Fund of Northern Santa Barbara County has grown to over 160 members, awarding more than $700,000 to nonprofits in North County.
For more information about the Women’s Fund of Northern Santa Barbara County, please visit wfnsbc.org.
The Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara, with close to 900 members, is a collective donor organization. Each year women combine their charitable dollars and provide significant grants, in excess of $50,000 each, to local nonprofits focused on the critical needs of women, children and families in south Santa Barbara County. More than $6.6 million has been donated since 2004, benefiting more than 97,000 local residents. All women are welcome to join. All you need to do is make a membership donation and vote for where the collected funds go.
The Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara is a field of interest fund of the Santa Barbara Foundation. For more information, please visit womensfundsb.org.
The Senior Programs of Santa Barbara Committee Advised Fund provides grants in aid to Santa Barbara, Goleta and Carpinteria nonprofit organizations that address the needs of senior citizens living in these three areas.
Click here to learn more about the 2018 Senior Program grant opportunities, or please contact Mary Robles, Senior Programs committee member, at (805) 965-6373. For technical assistance, please contact Jessica Sanchez, the Santa Barbara Foundation Director of Donor Relations, at (805) 963-1873.