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Fund for SB in the News

"SBCC Receives $7,000 Grant from Tne Fund for Santa Barbara for Transitions Program"
California's recidivism rate clocks in at 67.5 percent. Compate that figure with Santa Barbara City College students who have been incarcerated, and who have completed the Transitions program: a recidivism rate of 5 percent.
Noozhawk.com -  Friday, July 25
, 2014

"McCune Foundation Awards $330,000 in Social Justice Grants"
The McCune Foundation awarded $330,000 in grants to community organizing in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.
Noozhawk.com -  Monday, June 9
, 2014

"Fast Pitch S.B. 10 Nonprofits Compete for Cash Prizes"
Article on Santa Barbara's first "Fast Pitch event - sponsored in part by the Fund for Santa Barbara
Independent.com - Monday, May 19
, 2014

"Competing for Cash, Nonprofit Leaders Deliver Their Best ‘Fast Pitch’"
Article on Santa Barbara's first "Fast Pitch event - sponsored in part by the Fund for Santa Barbara
Noozhawk.com - Friday, May 16
, 2014

"Measure M is for Mayhem"
An overview of the Measure M debate
Independent.com - Thursday, May 8, 2014

"Opponents Urge Voters to Say No to Measure M, County's Road Maintenance Initiative"

Four county supervisors and other elected officials call the plan an 'unfunded mandate' that is 'well-intended but misguided'
Noozhawk.com - Monday, May 5
, 2014

"Democratizing wealth, building an economy"
Historian, political economist, activist and writer Gar Aplerovitz to visit Santa Barbara May 1-2.
LompocRecord.com - Thursday, April 17, 2014

"Fund for Santa Barbara Awards SB County Water Guardians $3,000 Emerging Need Grant"
FUND  for Santa Barbara grant will help cover legal costs to draft initiative to ban fracking and other high-intesity oil production in Santa Barbara County.
Independent.com - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

"Water Guardians adds grant funds to efforts"
Group wants to ban hydralic fracturing in Santa Barbara County.
SantaMariaTimes.com - Monday, April 14, 2014

"For Elena Richardson, Partnership for Excellence 'Demystified' the Philanthropic Landscape"
Interview with Fund for Santa Barbara Grants Program Manager Elena Richardson
Noozhawk.com - Monday, May 5, 2014

"Santa Barbara Food Alliance Awarded Seed Grant"
The Santa Barbara Food Alliance is a new grassroots group committed to helping all of Santa Barbara's residents access sustainable, nutritious food.
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, March 12, 2014

"Youth Making Change Announces Grants"
Youth Making Change, a teen-led, grant-making program launched in 2008 by the Fund for Santa Barbara, has announced its grantees for 2013-2104.
SantaMariaTimes.com - Saturday, March 8, 2014

"The Grandma Effect"
Las Abuelitas Work to Find the Softer Side of Tough Guys and Girls
Independent.com - Tuesday, February 25, 2014

"The SB Questionnaire: Geoff Green"
An interview with the Fund for Santa Barbara's Executive Director
Independent.com - Monda, February 24, 2014

"Noble’ Prize Tops Santa Barbara Fest Kudos"
The Social Justice Award, sponsored by the Fund for Santa Barbara, went to “Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People,” directed by Thomas Allen Harris.
Variety - Friday, February 9,
2014

"Grant to Help Recovery Day"

Coast Valley Substance Abuse Treatment Center recently received a grant from the Fund for Santa Barbara to help pay for some of the costs associated with the Recovery Day in the Park held in September.
LompocRecord.com - Friday, January 10, 2014

"The Fund for Santa Barbara End of Year Grants Celebrated / Celebrando Subvenciones de Fin de Año del Fund for Santa Barbara"
In a warm and hope-fill event, the 2013 Year End  Grant recipients of the Fund for Santa Barbara gathered at the Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center this week to say thank-you and to share the missions fo their programs. / En un evento cálido y lleno de esperanza, los beneficiarios del 2013 de subvenciones de fin de año del Fund for Santa Barbara (Fondo Para Santa Barbara) se reunieron en el Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center esta semana para decir gracias y para decir gracias y para compartir las misiones de sus programas.
Casa Magazine - Friday, December 13, 2013

"Foundation gives grant for new park"
NEW PARK: Steve Heuring, president of the Vandenberg Village Park & Playground Coalition, recently accepted a grant from the Fund for Santa Barbara.
LompocRecord.com - Sunday, December 15, 2013

"Social Media Maven Beth Kanter to Share Nonprofit Networking Strategies with 2 Workshops"
An internationally acclaimed social media and nonprofit guru will share her talents with Santa Barbara County’s philanthropic community this week during two workshops.
Noozhawk.com - Sunday, December 1, 2013

"Nonprofit Foundations, and Battling the Class Divide in Philanthropy"
Geoff Green, Fund for Santa Barbara's Executive Director is interviewed by Cynder Sinclair for his thoughts on Philanthropy.
Noozhawk.com - Saturday, November 12, 2013

"The Fund for Santa Barbara Celebrates 20th Year of Bread & Roses"
Annual benefit at QAD pulls in a packed crowd of supporters for afternoon of fun, food and festivities.
Noozhawk.com - Saturday, October 12, 2013

"What's Right With Santa Barbara: Pushy Shovels Yield a Collective Healing Garden"
Pushy Shovels began in 2011 with $3,600 through a grant from the Fund for Santa Barbara.
SantaBarbaraView.com - Friday, August 30, 2013

"Fund for Santa Barbara Awards $6,000 to EDC for Work to Limit Impacts of Oil Development"
The EDC protects and enhances the local environment through education, advocacy and legal action and works primarily within Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties.
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, August 21, 2013

"A Chance to Become Authors"
Dunes Center summer program finds dollars to publish student work.
SantaMariaTimes.com - Sunday, July 7, 2013

"Santa Barbara County Funders Provide Path to Stability and Sustainability"
Community investment Will Prevent SB Neighborhood Clinics from Closing its Doors
Independent.com - Thursday, July 18, 2013

"Poetic Justice Project Enters Fiscal Year with New Funding"
Poetic Justice Projet (PJP) begins the fiscal 20113-14 fiscal year with increased funding, thanks to the Santa Barbara Foundation and the Fund for Santa Barbara
Independent.com - Thursday, June 27, 2013

"Second worker-owned business in works"
Job Development Group Starts Worker Co-ops with support from Fund for Santa Barbara
LompocRecord.com - Tuesday, June 18, 2013

"McCune Foundation Awards $345,000 in Community Organizing Grants"
Announcement of McCune Foundation Grants including $25,000 to The Fund
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, May 8, 2013

"Youth Making Change celebrates grant giving"
Article on the 2012-2013 Youth Making Change Grants & Grant Celebration Events
Santa Maria Sun - Wednesday, April 3, 2013

"Two Sides of the Bun on Santa Barbara Chick-fil-A Opening"
Article on the "Lose Your Appetite for Hate" Camaign
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, February 6, 2013

"'Babygirl' Wins Panavision Spirit Award at Santa Barbara Film Festival"
Article on the 2013 award winners in the SBIFF, including Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
Hollywood Reporter - Sunday, February 3, 2013

"Noozhawk’s Bill Macfadyen to Be Guest on Geoff Green’s Radio Show at 10 a.m. Saturday"
Preview of radio interview of Bill MacFadyen by Geoff Green, Executive Director of the Fund
Noozhawk.com - Friday, December 28, 2012

"Adsum Education Foundation, Inc. Receives $25,000 from the Fund for Santa Barbara"
Announcement of a $25,000 grant to Adsum Education Foundation
Independent.com - Tuesday, December 18, 2012

"The Fund for Santa Barbara Announces the Fall 2012 Grant Recipients"
Announcement of the Fund's Fall 2012 Grantees
Santa Barbara Independent - Saturday, December 1, 2012

The Fund for Santa Barbara Wines and Dines Supporters at ‘Bread & Roses’ Fundraiser
Coverage of the Fund's 19th Annual "Bread & Roses" event
Noozhawk.com - Monday, September 18, 2012

Santa Barbara Council Grants Rent Reprieve to Primo Boxing
Article on the Fund's role in negotiating a lease agreement for Primo Boxing
Noozhawk.com - Monday, September 11, 2012

"Iraq War Veteran Working to Help Others Transition to Civilian Life"
Article on "At Ease" which is a Fund for Santa Barbara Technical Assistance and Grant Recipient
Noozhawk.com - Friday, July 13, 2012

"SBCC’s Transitions Program Earns Statewide Diversity and Equity Award"
Announcement of Transitions Program, a Fund for Santa Barbara Grantee, as a 2012 John W. Rice Diversity and Equity Award Recipient for the second year in a row
Noozhawk.com - Thursday, July 12, 2012

"SBCC Parolee Class Wins Award: Transition Course Helps Ex-Cons Get Through College"
Article on Transitions Program, a Fund for Santa Barbara Grant recipient
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, July 5, 2012

"Santa Barbara City College Receives $10,000 for “Transitions” Program"
Media Release on the Transitions Program, a Fund for Santa Barbara Grant recipient
Santa Barbara Independent - Sunday, July 1, 2012

"Foundation for SBCC Receives $10,000 Transitions Grant from Fund for Santa Barbara"
Announcement of the Foundation for Santa Barbara receiving $10,000 Fund for Santa Barbara Grant for the second year in a row
Noozhawk.com - Thursday, June 28, 2012

"Longtime Community Leader, Former County Supervisor Naomi Schwartz Dies"
Geoff Green, Executive Director interviewed on the life of prominent activist, community leader and a founding member of the Fund for Santa Barbara
Noozhawk.com - Monday, June 6, 2012

"Veronica Meadows Developer Spends $250,000 to Help Win Approval for Measure Y"
Article on Measure Y: "Vote No on Y Campaign" - a Fund for Santa Barbara Grant Recipient
Noozhawk.com - Sunday, June 3, 2012

"With Six Dates and 12 Screenings, Human Rights Film Festival Opens at UCSB"
Announcement of the Human Rights Film Festival, a Fund for Santa Barbara Grant Recipient
Noozhawk.com - April 11, 2012

"Poetic Justice Project Receives Grant"
Article on the Poetic Justice Project, a theater company for formerly incarcerated people, and a Fund for Santa Barbara Grant Recipient in the amount of $10,000
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, January 12, 2012

"Goodland Coalition Gets $10,000 Donation From Fund for Santa Barbara"
Announcement of a $10,000 grant to the Goodland Coalition in the Spring 2012 Fund for Santa Barbara Grant Cycle
Noozhawk.com - Saturday, May 26, 2012

"The Fund for Santa Barbara’s Youth Making Change Announces $20,000 in Grants"
Announcement of the 2011-2012 Youth Making Change Grants & Grant Celebration Events
Santa Barbara Independent - Monday, April 2, 2012

"Fund for Santa Barbara Provides Grant to Peer Buddies"
Announcement of the Youth Making Change Grant to Peer Buddies
Santa Barbara Independent - Friday, March 30, 2012

"Fighting Back Wins Grant Money"
Announcement of the Youth Making Change Grant to Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley’s Youth Involvement Group
Santa Maria Sun - Tuesday, March 27, 2012

"SBC Grand Jury Visits Los Prietos"
Media Release on the annual visit by the SBC Grant Jury to Los Prietos Boys Camp to see Fund Grantee "The Drama Kings"
EdHat - Sunday, January 31, 2012

"Poetic Justice Project Scores $10,000 in Funding"
Announcement of the Youth Making Change Grant to Peer Buddies
Santa Barbara Independent - Monday, January 30, 2012

Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?
Interview with the makers of "Heist", a nominee for the 2012 Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, January 26, 2012

Social Justice Films: Fund for Santa Barbara’s Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
A Look at the nominees for the 2012 Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, January 26, 2012

"The Fund for Santa Barbara Names Film Nominees for Social Justice Award"
Announcement of the Nominees for the 2012 Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, January 18, 2012


"Santa Barbara Council Extends Funding to Struggling Rental Housing Mediation Task Force"
Article on Santa Barbara City Council hearing on the RHMTF & the Grant from The Fund
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, December 7, 2011

"The Fund for Santa Barbara to Host Year End Grant Awards Party"
Announcement of 2011 Fund for Santa Barbara Year End Grant Awards
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, November 30, 2011

"Domestic Investment in Social Change"
Interview of Executive Director Geoff Green by Robin Eschler of "Socially Conscious Investing"
Socially Conscious Investing - October 26, 2011

"The Fund for Santa Barbara Wines and Dines Guests at Bread & Roses Fundraiser"
Review of the Fund for Santa Barbara's 2011 Bread & Roses event
Noozhawk.com - Saturday, September 23, 2011

"Political Watch"
Announcement of Spring 2011 grant to the Santa Maria Valley League of Women Voters
Santa Maria Sun - Tuesday, February 8, 2011

"Fund for Santa Barbara Honors Two Films with Social Justice Award"
Announcement of 2011 Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
Noozhawk.com - Tuesday, February 8, 2011

"Fund for Santa Barbara's Social Justice Award"
Coverage of the 2011 Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, February 3, 2011

"Reception Puts Focus on Social Justice, Ushers in Week of Documentary Screenings"
Coverage of 2011 Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
Noozhawk.com - Tuesday, February, 1, 2011

"Social Justice Award Nominees"
Interviews from the Social Justice Award Reception with Jacob Seigel-Boettner (With My Own Two Wheels), Julian Pinder (Land), Don Carlton (When I Rise), the SKATEISTAN filmmakers and Geoff Green
SBMS Teen Press - Friday, January 28, 2011

"Social Justice Award for Documentary Film Nominees"
Coverage of the nominees
Casa Magazine - Friday, January 28, 2011

"Red Meat at the Film Fest"
Barney Brantingham's column on the 2011 Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, January 27, 2011

"2011 Social Justice Award Nominees"
Announcement of the nominees for the 2011 Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
SBParent.com BLOG - Tuesday, January 25, 2011

"The Fund for Santa Barbara to Host Reception for Nominated Social Justice Filmmakers"
Announcement of the nominees for the 2011 Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
Noozhawk.com - Monday, January 24, 2011

"Groups celebrate at The Fund for Santa Barbara event"
Coverage of the Fund's 2010 Year End Grant Awards Celebration
The Daily Sound - Wednesday, December 8, 2010

"Schneider Celebrates Her 40th Birthday with Fundraiser Party"
Coverage of Mayor Helene Schneider's 40th birthday party to benefit the Fund for Santa Barbara & EDC
Noozhawk.com - Thursday, November 18, 2010

"Santa Marians honor victims, call on the community to stand against harassment"
Article on National Coming Out Day vigil against hate and bullying at Santa Maria City Hall
Santa Maria Sun - Tuesday, October 12, 2010

"Candlelight Vigils are Part of National Coming Out Day"
TV news coverage of National Coming Out Day vigil against hate and bullying at Santa Maria City Hall
KSBY - Monday, October 11th, 2010

"The Fund for Santa Barbara Brings In $168,000 at ‘Bread & Roses’ Event"
Summary of Bread & Roses 2010
Noozhawk.com - Friday, October 1, 2010

"Fine Fund Fundraiser"
Advanced write-up on Bread & Roses 2010
Santa Barbara Independent - Friday, September 17, 2010

"Last Train to Dogville"
Angry Poodle (Nick Welsh) comments on The Fund and Measure S
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, September 9, 2010

"Fund for Santa Barbara Accepting Applications for Youth Making Change Grants"
Media Release on the 2010-2011 YMC Grant Cycle & How to Apply
Noozhawk.com - Thursday, September 9, 2010

"The Fund for Santa Barbara Presents Free Screening of ‘Bag It’"
Media Release on film screening co-sponsored with Horny Toad & Surfrider
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, August 18, 2010

"Environmental Defense Center Parties for the Planet"
Review of the August 13th TGIF Event, Co-Sponsored by the Fund for Santa Barbara
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, August 18, 2010

"Money Helps Undocumented Youth Find Higher Education: A $5,000 Grant Goes Toward College Bound Students"
Article on the Fund's support of the AB 540 Coalition
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, August 12, 2010

"Granting Change"
Article on the Fund's Fall 2010 Grant Cycle
Santa Barbara Independent - Wednesday, August 4, 2010

"Noozhawk Talks: The Fund for Santa Barbara’s Geoff Green Puts Nonprofit Focus on Real Change"
Profle of the Fund's Executive Director Geoff Green
Noozhawk.com - Wednesday, August 1, 2010

"A Stand in the Sand - Santa Barbara Shows Solidarity with the Gulf Coast"
Article on the "Stand In The Sand" Event & Recovery Fund
Santa Barbara Independent - Friday, June 25, 2010

"Growing Grounds Farm Receives $5,460 From the Fund for SB"
Article on the Fund's grant to Growing Grounds Farm
Santa Maria Times - Sunday, June 20, 2010


"The Fund for Santa Barbara Honors Spring Grant Recipients"

Article on the Spring 2010 Grant Awards
Noozhawk - Friday, June 18, 2010

"Fund for Santa Barbara Announces More Than $100,000 in Grants"
Media Release on the Spring 2010 Grant Awards
Noozhawk - Monday, June 14, 2010

"Growing Grounds Farm of Santa Maria Receives $5,460"
Media release on the Youth Makikng Change grant to the EENG Program
Santa Barbara Independent - Friday, June 11, 2010


"Environmental Education for the Next Generation Gets Grant"
Media release on the Youth Makikng Change grant to the EENG Program
Santa Barbara Independent - Tuesday, May 4, 2010

"Lompoc’s Gang Injunction Could Serve as Model for Santa Barbara"
Article on the "Gang Injunction" concept that acknowledges the work of Youth Making Change
Noozhawk - Wednesday, April 28, 2010

"Khmer Rouge Killers Break Silence"
Article on the winner of the 2010 Fund for SB Social Justice Award - Enemies of the People
Santa Barbara Independent - Frisday, February 19, 2010

"Documentary Filmmakers Lauded for Bringing Important Issues to the Big Screen"
Article on the 2010 Social Justice Award Reception
Santa Barbara Independent - Monday, February 8, 2010

"Eye-Opening Docs: Fund for Santa Barbara’s Social Justice Award"
Article on the 2010 Social Justice Award nominees
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, February 4, 2010

"Santa Barbara Independent Newsbriefs"
Announcement of the Lompoc Coalition Against Walmart Expansion and the $3,000 grant given by the Fund
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, December 17, 2009

"Jail Discharge Program Aims to Help Homeless Inmates"
Article on the new Discharge Planner position supported by the Fund
Noozhawk.com - Tuesday, December 15, 2009

"Birth Center to Open Next Year"
Article on the new Santa Barbara Birth Center which received a $10,000 start-up grant from the Fund
Santa Barbara Independent - Wednesday, December 9, 2009

"Six Firms Honored for Green Practices"
Article on the SLO Collaboration Faire, supported by the Fund
San Luis Obispo Tribune - Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

"The Fund for Santa Barbara Hosts Measure B Debate, Forum"
Announcement of the Measure B Forum held October 14th, 2009
Noozhawk.com - Saturday, October 8, 2009

"Youth Making Change Program Seeks Grant Applicants"
Announcement of YMC 2009-2010 Grant Cycle
Santa Barbara Daily Sound - Friday, October 2, 2009

"Faith Based Green Fund"
Interview with Geoff Green & Rev. Aaron McEmrys on the Clean/Green Energy Fund
KCOY Channel 12 - Friday, September 25, 2009

Bread & Roses 2009 Coverage:
EdHAt.com
Santa Barbara Independent

"Local Church Helps Spawn Eco-Faith Movement"
News article on the Fund's new the Clean / Green Energy Fund
Santa Barbara Daily Sound - Tuesday, September 22, 2009

"Wrong Take On Hate Crimes Bill"
Opinion piece on Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (HR 1913)
Santa Maria Times - Friday, July 10, 2009

"Senior Center To Celebrate China July 18"
News article on the Fund's grant to the Luis Oasis Senior Center
Lompoc Record - Sunday, July 5, 2009

"Saving Our Corner of this 'Mind-Blowing' Earth"
Column by Deborah Brasket on screening and panel discussion of "Earth" sponsored by the Fund
Noozhawk.com - Thursday, May 2, 2009

"Fund for Santa Barbara Puts In Plug for Energy Efficiency"
Article on the Fund's new the Clean / Green Energy Fund
Noozhawk.com - Saturday, April 18, 2009

"Fund for Santa Barbara’s Youth Making Change Announces $10,000 in Grants"
Announcement of the first Youth Making Change Grants
Noozhawk.com - Thursday, February 26, 2009

"Santa Barbara Sees Stars"
Announcement of the Fund's 2009 Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
Backstage.com - Thursday, February 12, 2009

"Film Highlights Prop 8 Controversy"
Column by Deborah Brasket on the screening and panel discussion of "Milk" sponsored by the Fund
Lompoc Record - December 17, 2008

"Milk" Controversy Over Prop 8"
Opinion piece on the screening and panel discussion of "Milk" sponsored by the Fund
Santa Maria Times - Friday, December 12, 2008

"Progress Noted in Gang Forum"
News article on Gang Forum organized and sponsoered by the Fund
Santa Maria Times - Friday, December 5, 2008

"Fund for Santa Barbara Announces $69,983 in Grants"
Announcement of The Fund's Fall 2008 Grants
Noozhawk.com - Sunday, November 23, 2008

"Bread & Roses"
Coverage of Bread & Roses 2008
Casa Magazine - Friday, September 26, 2008

"News-Press to Pay for Forfeited Vacations"
Article about the "Citizen McCaw" film funded by the Fund for Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Independent - Tuesday, September 2, 2008

"Summer a Season of Change for Fund for Santa Barbara"

Media Release about changes at the Fund for Santa Barbara
Noozhawk.com - Tuesday, September 2, 2008

"Five S.B. Companies Creating More than Just a Profit"
News article on companies that give back to the community
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, August 7, 2008

"Lompoc Takes New Approach to Juvenile Crime"
News article on Lompoc's emerging Restorative Justice program
Santa Maria Times - Wednesday, July 23, 2008

"PUEBLO's 4th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction"
Listing for annual event where the Fund for Santa Barbara's Executive Director was honored
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, July 17, 2008

"Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Trains Community Peace Leaders"
News article on the NAPF's Community Peace Leaders Program
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, July 3, 2008


"Group Receives Grant, Recognition for Boundary Initiative"
News article on Buellton Is Our Town (BIOT) urban growth boundary initiative
Santa Ynez Valley News - Tuesday, June 24, 2008

"Santa Barbara Gays, Allies Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage Ruling"
News article covering the May 15th rally at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in celebration of the California Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage
Santa Barbara Independent - Friday, May 16, 2008

"Creativity and Mobility Meet Opportunity at Bici Centro"
News article on the Grand Opening of Bici Centro
Noozkawk.com - Monday, April 7, 2008

"300 People Take Part in Foot Washing"
News article on WillBridge of Santa Barbara's Homeless Foot-Washing Event
Santa Barbara Daily Sound - Thursday, March 20, 2008

"Teen Program Increases Its Services"
News article on the expansion of the Los Compadres program of the CAC into Lompoc
Santa Maria Times - Friday, March 7, 2008

"Juvenile Offenders Portray Gang Experiences"
News article on the Drama Kings performance as part of the Gang Forum Series
Santa Maria Times - Wednesday, February 27, 2008

"10-Year-Plan Gets Funding for Director"
News article on Santa Barbara County's Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness
Santa Barbara Daily Sound - Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Harding School's New Cafeteria Program - Feeding the Youth of America
News article on the new healthy food initiative at Harding School
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, September 13, 2007

"Help In a Crisis"
News article on the work of the North County Rape Crisis & Child Protection Center
Lompoc Record - Friday, May 4, 2007

"Geoff Green Interview With Paul Berenson"
The Paul Berenson Show on News Radio AM 990 KTMS - Saturday, April 28, 2007

"Former Gang Members Share Experiences of 'Walkng Away'""
News article on the Fund for Snata Barbara-sponsored forum on gangs in Lompoc
Lompoc Record - Thursday, April 26, 2007

"Following The Money Trail From South to North"
Opinion piece by Andy Caldwell of COLAB
Santa Maria Times - Thursday, March 22, 2007


"An Agenda For North County?"
Opinion piece by Andy Caldwell of COLAB
Santa Maria Times - Thursday, March 15, 2007


"Holly Near Comes Here"
Review of Holly Near'sNew Album and 35 years of social justice music in advance of her March 8th concert in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Independent - Wednesday, March 7, 2007


"Holly Near Interview With Paul Berenson"
The Paul Berenson Show on News Radio AM 990 KTMS - Saturday, March 3, 2007

"Social Justice Awards For Docs"
Summary of the nominees for the 2007 Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Films
Santa Barbara Independent - Monday, January 22, 2007

"SYVUHS Gay-Straight Alliance Club Honored"
Article of the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School's participation in the AIDS Walk
Valley News - October 13, 2006

"League A Paragon of Democratic Rule"
Article on the Santa Maria Valley's League of Women Voters' work on health care and immigration
Santa Maria Times - Saturday, July 29, 2006

"A Volunteer Maven"
Article by Joyce Howerton on nonprofits and grant-making in the Lompoc Valley
Lompoc Valley Magazine - Summer 2006 (PAGES 14-15)

"Pauline Kirkpatrick Abbe 1928 - 2006"
Obituary for Pauline Abbe
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, July 20, 2006

"Girlz II Women: AFFIRM Keeps Teenagers On The Straight And Narrow"
Profile of Fund for Santa Barbara Grantee AFFIRM
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, July 13, 2006

"New Grant Helps Close a Healthcare Gap"
Article on the Fund's $2,000 grant to the League of Women Voters
Santa Maria Sun - June 15, 2006

"Herman Warsh 1924 - 2006"
Obituary for Herman Warsh
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, June 1, 2006

"Preaching Politics"
Coverage of Panel Discussion on Political Speech and Faith
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, March 30, 2006

"Mural Honors Filipino Heritage"
Article on the dedication of the Filipino Heritage Mural in Lompoc
Lompoc Record - February 28, 2006


"Lompoc High School Gay-Straight Alliance Receives Grant"
Profile on the Lompoc High School Gay-Straight Alliance
Lompoc Record - February 10, 2006

"Why Is This Man Smiling?"
Profile on the Fund and Executive Director Geoff Green
Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, January 26, 2006

"Group Honors Community Leaders"
Announcement of Joyce Howerton receiving the "Looking Forward" Award from Santa Barbara County Action Network
Santa Maria Sun - May 26, 2005

"
Santa Maria City Committee Gets $7,500 Grant"
Article on Fund grant to the City of Santa Maria's Valuing Diversity Committee
Santa Maria Times - June 10, 2003