Nonprofit Resource Network

Santa Barbara County's Nonprofit Digital Hub!

About NPRN

Nonprofit Resource Network (NPRN) of Santa Barbara County serves as the digital hub for Santa Barbara County’s social sector.

The network supports communication and information sharing by disseminating key information, resources, trainings, event opportunities, job openings, and more. NPRN provides resources to strengthen the capacity of Santa Barbara county organizations, and deepens relationships within the sector encouraging cross-organizational collaboration by surfacing and connecting organizations, businesses, foundation, individuals, agencies and consultants in a centralized and efficient way. 

Our Vision

A powerful nonprofit sector supported with the tools, resources, initiatives, and organization needed for deep impact on Santa Barbara County’s most challenging social issues.

Nonprofit Resource Network (NPRN) is completely free to use and offers the following features tailored to nonprofit organizations:


Connect with other sector members, post your organizations activities, find consultants, ask questions, share your wins, hurdles, and more.


Share your organization’s news with an audience that is engaged and interested in your work. Keep up with the latest in the nonprofit community.


Looking to fill a position within your organization? Looking for a new career within the nonprofit sector? Post and search available positions on our Jobs board.


Share your orgs upcoming fundraiser, search for capacity building events, and more. The Events Calendar is the best way to stay updated on upcoming nonprofit happenings throughout the county.


Share and find resources within the nonprofit community. Track and manage grants programs with NPRN's Grant Center database, view past NPRN webinars, virtual events, and more.

NPRN Steering Committee

NPRN Steering Committee. The committee is a consortium of nonprofit professionals with decades of valuable insight and experience working with a wide range of nonprofit, business, and government entities in our region. The Steering Committee will serve in an advisory capacity, offering insights and providing direction and feedback to the NPRN team. The Steering Committee members include:

Gary Clark, Director of the Collaboration
for Social Impact

Santa Barbara Foundation
NPRN Co-Chair

Patricia Solorio, Associate Director
The Fund for Santa Barbara
NPRN Co-Chair

Alma Harmsen, Executive Director
Partners in Housing Solutions

Ernesto Paredes, CEO

Kristen Sullivan, Ph.D., Executive Director
Towbes Foundation

Emilie Neumann, Executive Director
Patricia & Paul Bragg Foundation

Carly Bass, Grants Administrator
Hutton Parker Foundation



The Nonprofit Resource Network is a fiscally sponsored project of The Fund for Santa Barbara
in partnership with The Santa Barbara Foundation.

NPRN would also like to thank the following members of The Foundation Roundtable
for their generous, ongoing support of this work:  

Audacious Foundation
Hutton Parker Foundation
Jackson Family Foundation
JS Bower Foundation
McCune Foundation
Monroe Foundation
Mosher Foundation

Natalie Orfalea Foundation
Outhwaite Foundation
Santa Barbara Foundation
SG Foundation
The Fund for Santa Barbara
Towbes Foundation
Wood Claeyssens Foundation
Zegar Foundation

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