After leading the Fund for Santa Barbara for more than eight years, Executive Director Dr. Marcos Vargas plans to retire […more…]
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The Fund for Santa Barbara, founded in 1980, has always drawn together diverse communities and organizations with the goal of […more…]
On Tuesday January 11th, 2022, Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved moving forward with Racial Equity Fund of […more…]
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Fund for Santa Barbara
Development & Communications Manager: Alina Rey Keswani
Advancing progressive changes by strengthening movements for Economic, Environmental, Political, Racial, and Social Justice.
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We know you care about where your money goes and how it is used. Connect with this organization’s leadership in order to begin to build this important relationship. Your email will be sent directly to this organization’s director of development and/or Executive Director.
We appreciate that The FUND not only provides critical funding and tools to local progressive organizations that do the heavy lifting, they demonstrate an understanding of intersectionality and model personal and organizational integrity through their processes. The FUND for Santa Barbara truly walks their talk. We value and continue to support The FUND because of their powerful, challenging, relentless drive to make ours a more just, equitable, and inclusive community.
Help Create and Sustain Systemic Change
Every tax-deductible donation to The Fund helps to advance progressive change by increasing our capacity to build movements for economic, environmental, political, racial, and social justice. Every contribution, no matter the amount, helps us sustain and build on our work.
Our work is only possible because of the support of more than 1,000 donors who make a difference each year.
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