Working For Our Most Vulnerable

Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County Legal Aid Foundation

Anyone who has ever watched a police drama on television in the last 50 years is familiar with the fact […more…]

The Fund for Santa Barbara Fund for Santa Barbara

The Supreme Court ruling that reversed the half-century old landmark Roe v. Wade decision had been handed down only hours […more…]

An Opportunity for Collective Impact  Fund for Santa Barbara

At The Fund for Santa Barbara, our mission is to advance progressive change by strengthening movements for Economic, Environmental, Political, […more…]

CommUnify and Head Start at 55 CommUnify

Head Start, the federal early childhood education program, was established in 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on […more…]

CommUnify CommUnify

If the name CommUnify doesn’t ring a bell, Patricia Keelean, the nonprofit’s chief executive officer, thinks she knows why.  “We […more…]

Legal Aid Assists Struggling Homeowners with Foreclosure Prevention and Mortgage Relief  Legal Aid Foundation

Across the county, financial hardships have either been created or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. For homeowners who experienced reductions […more…]

Racial Equity Fund of Santa Barbara County in partnership with The Fund for Santa Barbara Fund for Santa Barbara

On Tuesday January 11th, 2022, Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved moving forward with Racial Equity Fund of […more…]

‘Me Too’ Means Sexual Assault is Everyone’s Cause Standing Together to End Sexual Assault (STESA)

In her 36 years of public service, Elsa Granados has learned a lot about what it takes to end sexual […more…]

Tipping the Scales of Justice Legal Aid Foundation

California’s rental assistance program is designed to pay 100 percent of past-due rent, providing sorely needed relief to income-eligible renters […more…]

A Trusted Table of Community Activists and Visionaries Fund for Santa Barbara

A common thread connects all those on The Fund for Santa Barbara’s team – if they weren’t professionally involved with […more…]

Right at Home Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Santa Barbara County

Estefany Can was eight years old when social workers removed her and her brothers from their home. Her mother was […more…]

Uniting Santa Barbara Against Poverty CommUnify

People in the nonprofit world often talk about “A Tale of Two Santa Barbaras” to describe the county’s gaping wealth […more…]