Fund for Santa Barbara*
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The Fund for Santa Barbara is accepting applications to the Spring 2019 Grant Cycle.
Support is available for organizations working for social, economic, environmental and political change in Santa Barbara County.
This includes grassroots organizing against discrimination of all kinds, supporting the rights and dignity of working people, promoting community self-determination, organizing for peace and nonviolence, working to improve the quality of the environment, and building cross-issue/cross-constituency coalitions and alliances.
Anyone considering applying for a grant is encouraged to attend one of four grant application workshops:
Santa Barbara: Tuesday February 5th, Louise Lowry Davis Center
Buellton: Tuesday February 12th, Recreation Center
Santa Maria: Wednesday February 13th, Santa Maria Public Library
Goleta: Wednesday February 20th, Goleta Valley Community Center
Meeting locations and RSVP form is available on the Foundation website.
The Fund for Santa Barbara will accept grant applications from groups regardless of their tax-exempt status if their activities clearly fall within IRS tax-exempt guidelines. Fiscal sponsorship are is acceptable but not required.
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