Investments in the Community: A Connection of People and Place

Mar 27, 2013
  • Description

This report illustrates how the Santa Barbara Foundation is working to meet the needs of Santa Barbara County through comprehensive grantmaking and donor partnerships. Included herein are stories and statistics about ALL of the grants made in 2012 -- from discretionary funds, from restricted funds recommended by our donor investors, and from funds representing collective philanthropy groups. Together, $26 million was distributed to nearly 2,000 organizations locally, nationally, and internationally. The "Investment in Community" report includes grantmaking information in education and youth development, health and human services, arts and culture, student aid, environments and animals, nonprofit excellence, civic engagement, and other gifts.