Funder Name

Santa Barbara Foundation

Funder Mission

To use every tool at our disposal to facilitate the building of philanthropy, strengthen the nonprofit sector, and identify and strategically address important community opportunities and needs.

Funder Website

Funder Contact Email

Types of Support

All Santa Barbara Foundation funding is awarded based on a rigorous process of research, due diligence, planning, and evaluation. Foundation staff consult with community volunteers with subject expertise to ensure a balanced approach to its review processes.Community grant opportunities include: express grants, capital grants, early care and education grants, cores support for basic needs grants, child care scholarships, youth development grants, LEAF grants, family caregiver systems and support grants, and more.All grant opportunities and deadlines are posted on the foundation website: <a href="; rel="nofollow"></a>

Funder Tags/Issue Areas

Arts, Culture & Humanities, Education, Environment, Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, Housing & Shelter, Human Services, Philanthropy & Grantmaking Foundations, Seniors, Youth Development

Funder Geographic Focus

Santa Barbara County – All

Funder Executive Director/Lead Staff Name

Ronald V. Gallo, Ed.D.

Funder Mailing Address

1111 Chapala Street, Suite 200
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Funder Date Established


Funder Phone

(805) 963-1873