Tag Archives: philanthropy

Brady United Against Gun Violence Brady | United Against Gun Violence

Brady United Against Gun Violence, aka the Brady Center, marks its 50th anniversary since its founding. But the organization that […more…]

Marine Watchdogs Mission Goals for 2024 Marine Watchdogs

Marine Watchdogs is expanding their ocean preservation activities in 2024 with new events, educational media and research. Their biggest focus […more…]

Wayfinder Family Services Wayfinder Family Services

When Gina was preparing to adopt a baby girl, she experienced a rush of thrilling emotions that comes with going […more…]

Courtney Cazenave Joins Family Service Agency Board of Directors Family Service Agency

Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County, also known as Santa Maria Valley Youth and Family Center and Guadalupe’s […more…]

UCSB A&L UCSB Arts & Lectures

UCSB Arts & Lectures’ fall season was one for the ages, with enviable events throughout the breadth of its programming. […more…]

Sanctuary Centers Sanctuary Centers

Last month’s groundbreaking ceremony marked Sanctuary Centers’ initiation of its forthcoming new building. To witness the launch of this transformative […more…]

Gwendolyn Strong Foundation Gwendolyn Strong Foundation

You’d be hard-pressed to find a local nonprofit that brought its outsized quest to fruition more speedily than did the […more…]

Family Service Agency Family Service Agency

Seniors experiencing depression or related mental health challenges have a new resource to help them retain their independence and improve […more…]

United Way of Santa Barbara County Expands Executive Leadership Team United Way of Santa Barbara County

United Way onboards two new directors to guide expansion in community programming United Way of Santa Barbara County has announced […more…]

“Play is Not a Luxury” Gwendolyn Strong Foundation

Victoria and Bill Strong brought their baby home with that mix of gratitude and indescribable joy – the heart-squeezing hallmarks […more…]

Representation for the Most Vulnerable Legal Aid Foundation

Blind Lady Justice’s proffered balance scales make an eternal and sacrosanct point: Everyone is equal before the law and will […more…]

Making Summer Camp Accessible to Children and Youth with Disabilities Making Summer Camp Accessible to Children and Youth with Disabilities

“With Wayfinder, we don’t feel like my son has a disability. We feel like everyone else.” This is the gift […more…]

2023-2024, Another Adventurous, Must-See Season for UCSB Arts & Lectures UCSB Arts & Lectures

There are any number of terrific organizations that create, produce, present, or import arts and entertainment events in Santa Barbara. […more…]

Show Gun Safety – Modeling Safe Gun Use in TV and Film Brady | United Against Gun Violence

In the world of TV and cinema, being shot with a handgun often has the fallout of a stubbed toe […more…]

CADA and the Community: A Life-Changing Partnership Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse CADA

“I think our youngest client this year was 10 years old. Sadly, the age has been skewing lower. Three or […more…]

California Missions Foundation: Our Mission is Historic Preservation California Missions Foundation

The California Missions matter. Historic preservation keeps alive our history and it allows us to remember the stories and experiences […more…]

Providing Food, Shelter, and Clothing for the Most Vulnerable Catholic Charities

Until a person can eat, sleep, and have a roof over one’s head, their mental and physical energy is consumed […more…]

Providing Much Needed Help. Anytime. Anywhere. To Anyone in Need. Direct Relief

In November 2022, a tornado tore through Idabel, Oklahoma, demolishing dozens of buildings, including the Kiamichi Family Medical Center. It’s […more…]

Nature, Health, and Happiness in the Heart of Santa Barbara Elings Park

In every great city is a community park that serves as its beating heart. Elings Park in Santa Barbara has […more…]

Family Service Agency’s ‘Whole-Person’ Approach Provides Life-Sustaining Help Family Service Agency

Family Service Agency’s (FSA) work is the very stuff that powers a vibrant community from within and makes it whole. […more…]

Friends of VADA – Helping Students Achieve Their Highest Potential Friends of the Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA)

Who are we? The Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) at Santa Barbara High School is a unique “school within […more…]