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...

Bread & Roses 2014
Saturday, October 18th
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
@ QAD in Summerland

The Fund for Santa Barbara's 21st Annual Bread & Roses Community Celebration will take place October 18th at QAD. Bread & Roses is a time for community activists, donors, volunteers, elected leaders, and all supporters of progressive social change to gather, celebrate our work together and raise money for the Fund's grant-making and technical assistance programs.

Baker - $300 - includes 2 tickets to the event
Panadero - $600 - includes 4 tickets to the event
Hurnero - $1,200 - includes 6 tickets to the event
Boulanger - $2,400 - includes a reserved table for 8

Individual Sponsor Forms Are Available Here

Corporate Sponsor Forms Are Available Here

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE @ $75 each until Friday, October 10th or until they sell out! (and they will).

Sliding scale tickets are available ~ no one turned away for lack of funds.

Please call the Fund office at 805-962-9164 to purchase.


The 2014-15
Youth Making Change
Grant Cycle
Is Now Open!

For the YMC Grant Application & Instructions click here.

Learn more at one of the YMC Grant Applicant Workshops:

In Santa Barbara:
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 5:00pm – 6:30 p.m.
Orfalea Foundation Downtown Center, 1221 Chapala Street

In Santa Maria:
Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 5:00pm – 6:30 p.m.
Cornerstone Community Room, 705 South McClelland Street

RSVP to or 805-922-1707 x200



More News...

June 3rd Election Results

THANK YOU to all who excercised their right to vote in the June 3rd California Primary Election.

Election results may be found here:

California Statewide Results
Santa Barbara County Results

Connect with the local
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