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To provide resources to organizations and projects in Santa Barbara County involved in promoting progressive social change at the grassroots level, educating the community about social and economic conditions and organizing people to confront fundame... Read more
To provide resources to organizations and projects in Santa Barbara County involved in promoting progressive social change at the grassroots level, educating the community about social and economic conditions and organizing people to confront fundamental problems affecting their lives
The FUND FOR SANTA BARBARA is a 501c3 nonprofit community foundation dedicated to addressing the root causes of social, economic, environmental and political challenges in Santa Barbara County.
The FUND raises money through donations of all sizes in order to provide grants and technical assistance to local grassroots efforts. The FUND supports community-based projects working for "Change, Not Charity" through a variety of strategies including community organizing, direct action, popular education, legislative advocacy and the arts.
For nearly thirty years, the FUND has been at the forefront of responsive and progressive philanthropy in our community, distributing nearly $4 million to more than 800 grassroots projects working for social justice, fair and affordable housing, accessible education, economic renewal, and a clean and healthy environment for all.