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The Santa Barbara Education Foundation (SBEF) promotes community investment in public education to ensure equity and access to an innovative, world-class education that inspires confidence, competence and creativity in every student in the Santa Barbara Unified School District. Santa Barbara Education Foundation is the nonprofit foundation that administers charitable grants made to support Santa Barbara Unified School District programs.

SBEF served as fiscal agent for these grants:

  • 2021-22 Harding Outdoor Learning Environment for Preschool & Elementary Students
  • 2019-20 Sources of Strength Suicide Prevention Training
  • 2017-18 Dyslexia Intervention Program
  • 2016-17 Accelerated Reader Program K-3 classroom libraries
  • 2016-17 PEAC College Readiness Support
  • 2015-16 Academy for Success;
  • 2013-14 PEAC Opening Doors to College 
  • 2012-13 Youth Violence Prevention
  • 2011-12 The Parent Project parent education and mentoring
  • 2010-11 HIPPY Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters
  • 2010-11 Mobile Waterford neighborhood kindergarten readiness instruction
  • 2008-09 CORE at SB Jr. High
  • 2008-09 The Parent Project parent education and mentoring
Contact Person
Pedro Paz, Executive Director

1330 State St., Suite 201
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
United States

Phone number
(805) 284-9125
Tax ID
(805) 284-9125