The Fund for Santa Barbara



Fund Documents

Financial Statements

The following Financial Statements are available in pdf format:
December 31, 2014
December 31, 2013
December 31, 2012
December 31, 2011

Tax Filings

The following Tax Filings are available in pdf format:
2014 Form 990
2013 Form 990
2012 Form 990
2011 Form 990
2010 Form 990

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
Fossil Fuel Divestment

Grant Making Summaries

The following annual summary lists are available in pdf format:
2015 Grants Summary
2014 Grants Summary
2013 Grants Summary
2012 Grants Summary
2011 Grants Summary

Technical Assistance Summaries

The following annual Technical Assistance (TA) summaries are available in pdf format:
2014 TA Summary



The Latest News...

You're Invited!

Join us at our Tardeada, a North County community celebration supporting the work of the Fund!

This fund- and friend-raising event is the Fund's North Santa Barbara County community celebration. Our first Tardeada event last year brought together over 120 community leaders and supporters to celebrate and learn more about the Fund's progressive philanthropic work in Northern Santa Barbara County. This year's event, which is projected to attract over 200 attendees, will once again feature wonderful food, wine, beer and hundreds of friends and neighbors - and include live music from the first and only LGBTQ Mariachi, Arcoiris de Los Angeles!

¡Estas Invitado/a!

¡Acompáñanos en nuestra Tardeada, una celebración de la comunidad en el Condado Norte en apoyo al trabajo que hace el Fund!

Este evento para recaudar fondos (y amigos/as), es la celebración comunitaria de la FUND en el condado Norte de Santa Bárbara. El año pasado, durante nuestra primera Tardeada, se juntaron más de 120 líderes de la comunidad al igual que aliados de la FUND, para celebrar y aprender más sobre el trabajo progresista y filantrópico de la FUND en el condado Norte. Este año, estamos proyectando atraer más de 200 participantes. Una vez más, tendremos deliciosa comida, vino, cerveza artesana y siento de amistades de nuestra comunidad. Incluyendo, música en vivo del primer y único mariachi LGBTQ en EE.UU. ¡Mariachi Arcoíris!


WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 19th, 1 - 4 p.m. (Doors open at 12:30)

WHERE: Mahoney Organic Farms: 915 S. Blosser Road in Santa Maria

Tickets: $0 - 35

This is a family-friendly event. Admission includes tacos, drink ticket for local wine, craft beer and non-alcoholic beverages.

Este es un evento familiar. Su entrada incluye tacos y un boleto para una bebida, entre las opciones vino, cerveza o una bebida sin alcohól.


Profound thanks to our sponsors & supporters and everyone who joined us at Bread & Roses to celebrate Change, Not Charity!

Bread & Roses coverage on Noozhawk













More News...


The Fund has signed on to
Vote with Your Mission

Learn more here.

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

In collaboration with the Office of Sup. Salud Carbajal, the Fund hosted a breakfast that brought together generations of our local, diverse South County Latino leaders for the ongoing development of leadership and effective public service in teh region. Our speaker, Dr. Manuel Pastor, brilliantly connected the dots around the prospects of growing a vibrant Central Coast Latino civic community.

Dr. Manuel Pastor's presentation slides are available by clicking here.

Click here for Dr. Pastor's latest article in Dissent Magazine : "Latinos and the New American Majority"



Watch our new video!

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
Powerpoint Slides in English

Presentation en español
Q & A en español

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Read the F.A.Q.