The Fund for Santa Barbara



Fund Documents

Financial Statements

The following Financial Statements are available here in pdf format:
December 31, 2013
December 31, 2012
December 31, 2011

Tax Filings (Form 990)

The following Form 990 Tax Filings are available here in pdf format:
For 2013 Form 990 click here.
For 2012 Form 990 click here.
For 2011 Form 990 click here.

501(c)(3) Nonprofit Determination Letter

The FUND's Tax ID # (FEIN) is 77-0070742. To see a copy of our letter click here.

Other Key Documents

Conflict of Interest Policy
Investment Policy
Policy on Indirect Costs

Grant Making Summaries

The annual grants summary lists are available here in pdf format:
For 2014 click here.
For 2013 click here.
For 2012 click here.
For 2011 click here.

Technical Assistance Summaries

For 2014 click here.



The Latest News...


Please join us to celebrate social change work in Santa Barbara County. You, your family, friends and neighbors are invited to our Grant Awards Party!

Tuesday, December 1st, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
(Music & Appetizers 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. / Program at 5:45 p.m.)
Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center, 1118 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
Suggested donation: $10

Please RSVP here. Questions call Elena Richardson at 805.962.9164 or email

Community Organizing & Popular Education with the

Organización de la Comunidad y Educación Popular con el

HIGHLANDER Research & Education Center

Learn from the same organization as did Rosa Parks &
Martin Luther King Jr!

Aprenda de la misma organización que Rosa Parks y
Martin Luther King Jr!


CUANDO/ WHEN: Monday, December 14th ~ 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Orfalea Downtown Center, 1221 Chapala St
(includes breakfast – sliding scale available)
Learn more / register at:


CUANDO/ WHEN: Monday, December 14th ~ 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cornerstone Community Rm, 705 S. McClelland
(includes dinner – sliding scale available)
Learn more / register at:


THANK YOU for helping us celebrate progressive social change with all our
Bread & Roses
supporters and sponsors!

See all the fun in these great photos by Kenji Fukudome!



More News...

Isla Vista Governance Options Financial Analysis Study

Executive Summary in English
Executive Summary en español
Full Written Report in English

Presentation in English
Q & A in English

Presentation en español
Q & A en español

Read the Press Release
Read the F.A.Q.

Santa Barbara County's online home for the nonprofit community.

The Fund has signed on to
Vote with Your Mission

Learn more here.

A Quarter Century of
Change not Charity

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In celebration of 25 years of social, environmental, economic and political change work, the Fund for Santa Barbara created this 16-minute documentary film...
View it here

Directed by Geoff Green
Produced by Candace Schermerhorn
Edited by Renee Bergan