IV Youth Projects Reaches $300k Goal!

Isla Vista Youth Projects Reaches $300k Goal and Qualifies
for $300k Match to Secure Their Home – Forever!

Santa Barbara, CA – The Isla Vista Youth Projects is proud to announce that they have reached their goal of raising $300k from the community in order to quality for $300k in matching funds to secure their home forever. This fundraising achievement closes the Phase I “Legacy & Vision” campaign, $1.2 million goal allowing them to purchase their building at 6842 Phelps road which serves hundreds of children and families every year with high quality child care and educational services.

IVYP received broad based community support for this fundraising campaign with donations ranging from $.23 to $100,000. Donors included parents, IVYP alumni, community leaders, business leaders, foundations, institutions, IVYP board members, IVYP staff, friends and families.
IVYP Executive Director LuAnn Miller said, “For over forty-five years, the Isla Vista Youth Projects has been there for children and families in this community. When it came time for us to ask for help, the response was overwhelming. Our alumni, families, supporters and friends stepped forward with their time, energy and money to make sure the Isla Vista Youth Projects will be here for another 45 years serving children and families.”
IV Youth Projects would like to offer a special thank you to their board of directors, Legacy & Vision Honorary Committee and all of those who donated their time and energy to this campaign.
Phase II of the campaign is now underway to raise an additional $700,000. Phase II will help renovate the Children’s Center, reconfigure crowded workspaces, add solar panels and other critical improvements to our home. We have already raised $103,000 towards this Phase 2 goal and renovations are already underway.
IVYP’s capital campaign has already secured support from the likes of the Santa Barbara Foundation, Hutton Parker Foundation, Towbes Group, DiPaola Family Foundation, Kennedy Family, Orfalea Foundation, Mosher Foundation, Santa Barbara Women’s Fund, Wolfe Family, Casey Family, Vincent Family, Cox Communications and more.

For more information on the campaign or how to donate,
please, go to www.ivyp.org.

About the Isla Vista Youth Projects: The Isla Vista Youth Projects was founded in 1971 in response to community need for programs to serve community children and families. The Isla Vista Youth Projects celebrates the diversity of the ethnic and racial backgrounds represented in our community, and we do not discriminate against any child because of race, ethnic, origin, religious affiliation or economic status.
The Isla Vista Youth Projects, Inc. strengthens our community through diverse educational, recreational and social programs for children and families regardless of income.
We envision a community where children are loved, valued, and respected and families are empowered to reach their highest potential.


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