Grassroots Resistance is Alive and Well!
With the unsuccessful gutting of the Affordable Care Act, we witnessed a long-anticipated threat to social and economic justice coalesce into a victory for people power.
This effort builds on our region's long, rich history of advocacy expanding access to quality healthcare for everyone!
Youth Making Change
Applications are now open for our 2017-18 YMC Boards!
Youth Making Change (YMC) is a teen-led grant-making program providing young people with the opportunity to engage directly in organized philanthropy (giving grants).
The Fund for Santa Barbara is a non-profit community foundation that supports grassroots organizations working for social, economic, environmental and political change in Santa Barbara County.
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."
There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives."
- Audre Lorde
The FUND for Santa Barbara hosted it's annual Mid-Year Grant Awards Celebration in June 2016 and here are the highlights! Thanks to our videographer, Ryan Pettey and multi-talented filmmaker Board Members, Ted Rhodes & Margaret Lazarus. This video would not have been possible without the support of Jean Kaplan.
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