The Fund for Santa Barbara



Fund Documents

Financial Statements

The following Financial Statements are available here in pdf format:
December 31, 2012
December 31, 2011
December 31, 2010

Tax Filings (Form 990)

The following Form 990 Tax Filings are available here in pdf format:
For 2012 Form 990 click here.
For 2011 Form 990 click here.
For 2010 Form 990 click here.

501(c)(3) Nonprofit Determination Letter

The FUND's Tax ID # (FEIN) is 77-0070742. To see a copy of our letter click here.

Other Key Documents

Conflict of Interest Policy
Investment Policy
Policy on Indirect Costs

Grant Making Summaries

The annual grants summary lists are available here in pdf format:
For 2013 click here.
For 2012 click here.
For 2011 click here.



The Latest News...

Come celebrate our grantees!

Grant Awards Party
December 3rd, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center
1118 East Cabrillo Blvd. in Santa Barbara


  • Help us celebrate nearly $100,000 in community grants
  • Meet fellow organizers, activists, donors & volunteers
  • Learn about the Fund's work
  • Enjoy live music, appetizers & a no-host bar

$10 Suggested Donation

RSVP by calling 805-962-9164 or by email to or by clicking here.



The Fund for Santa Barbara's 21st Annual Bread & Roses Community Celebration on October 18th was a HUGE success with more than $200,000 raised for "Change, Not Charity".

THANK YOU to the hundreds of sponsors, donors, volunteers and attendees who made it possible. Photos and final results will be posted soon... STAY TUNED!



More News...

Nov 4th Election Results

THANK YOU to all who excercised their right to vote. Election results may be found here:

Santa Barbara County Results
California Statewide Results
National Results

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nonprofit community at:

A Quarter Century of
Change not Charity

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In celebration of 25 years of social, environmental, economic and political change work, the Fund for Santa Barbara created this 16-minute documentary film...
View it here

Directed by Geoff Green
Produced by Candace Schermerhorn
Edited by Renee Bergan