Santa Barbara Foundation


Civic, Political and Social Organizations

About Us

The Santa Barbara Foundation is a community foundation established in 1928 to enrich the lives of the people of Santa Barbara County through philanthropy. The foundation is one of the largest private sources of funding for area nonprofits, agencies, and college bound students.

Everyday, the foundation uses every tool at its dispsal to facilitate the building of philanthropy, strengthen the nonprofit sector, and identify and strategically address important community opportunities and needs. We play many roles and partner with many people -- explore our website to connect to the causes you care about.