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This calendar intended to help our community stay up to date on progressive events and opportunities along the Central Coast.

Only events that meet our mission will be added. Please allow us up to 4 business days to approve or modify submissions.
To inquire about event sponsorship support, please contact [email protected].

Spring Grant Cycle Grant Application Workshop #2

Zoom

The Fund for Santa Barbara (est. 1980) is a non-traditional community foundation that supports organizations and groups working for progressive social change in Santa Barbara County. The FUND is dedicated to helping find solutions to current and emerging social problems and issues that challenge our society as a whole. We understand that social conditions improve […]

Spring Grant Cycle Grant Application Workshop #3

Zoom

The Fund for Santa Barbara (est. 1980) is a non-traditional community foundation that supports organizations and groups working for progressive social change in Santa Barbara County. The FUND is dedicated to helping find solutions to current and emerging social problems and issues that challenge our society as a whole. We understand that social conditions improve […]


Preparing and Responding to Opposition Attacks (2-Part Webinar)

Zoom

Have you seen the increasing right wing attacks and been concerned for your group? Has your organization been targeted by opponents with false attacks or harassment of your community members?  How are communities responding to protect and stand up for each other? Come to our two-part webinar series to learn what to watch out for, […]

$75

The FUND’s 2023 Spring Grant Awards Celebration

Lobero Theatre Courtyard 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Join us for The Fund for Santa Barbara’s Annual Spring Grant Awards Celebration Date: Wednesday, June 14th, 2023 Location: Lobero Courtyard 33 E. Canon Perdido St Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served


The FUND’s Fall Cycle Grant Application Workshop #1

Zoom

REGISTER HERE: Join us at one of three application workshops for a walk-through of how to apply via our Grantee Portal. The Fund for Santa Barbara (est. 1980) is a non-traditional community foundation that supports organizations and groups working for progressive social change in Santa Barbara County. The FUND is dedicated to helping find solutions […]


The FUND’s Fall Cycle Grant Application Workshop #2

Zoom

REGISTER HERE: Join us at one of three application workshops for a walk-through of how to apply via our Grantee Portal. The Fund for Santa Barbara (est. 1980) is a non-traditional community foundation that supports organizations and groups working for progressive social change in Santa Barbara County. The FUND is dedicated to helping find solutions […]

The FUND’s Fall Cycle Grant Application Workshop #3

Zoom

REGISTER HERE: Join us at one of three application workshops for a walk-through of how to apply via our Grantee Portal. The Fund for Santa Barbara (est. 1980) is a non-traditional community foundation that supports organizations and groups working for progressive social change in Santa Barbara County. The FUND is dedicated to helping find solutions […]

Youth Organizing Summit

721 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109 721 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

We'd like to invite you and the youth you work with to join us for our 2023 Youth Organizing Summit, taking place on August 12th from 9:30am to 4:00pm at the Santa Barbara City College's Business and Communications Building located at 721 Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93109 This day-long event is designed for youth […]


30th Bread & Roses Community Celebration

Elings Park Santa Barbara 1298 Las Positas Rd, Santa Barbara, California

Join us as we celebrate THREE decades of Bread & Roses!   We are excited to be returning to Elings Park to recognize the work of The FUND and celebrate the spirit of the Central Coast’s progressive community. The Event will be hosted by the powerhouse duo of Reverend Julia Hamilton and Eric Cardenas, our two […]


Racial Equity Fund Grant Application Workshop (November 29th)

Zoom

The Fund for Santa Barbara is excited to announce that we are partnering with The County of Santa Barbara to distribute a third round of funding through the Racial Equity Fund of The County of Santa Barbara. The Racial Equity Fund of the County of Santa Barbara's mission is to invest in and strengthen organizations that […]


Lunchtime Activists | February 29th

Zoom

Many of you may be familiar with our Lunchtime Activist program, an open and informal gathering space for local activists, organizers, and neighbors to share brave space and collaborate for a more just and equitable region. We gather to learn from one another, share our work, and collaborate for social change. We encourage all who […]

Free

YMC Grant Awards Celebration South County 2024

Westside Neighborhood Center 423 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Join our North & South County cohorts as they celebrate our 2023-24 Youth Making Change North & South County Grantees! We look forward to seeing you there! A videographer and photographer will be present at our event. If you’re under eighteen years old, you have the option to fill out our Audio/Visual Release form. Feel […]