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WHO WE FUND

CHANGING LIVES TOGETHER SINCE 2004

There is no need to tell you these last few years have been extremely difficult for the Santa Barbara community – with hunger, homelessness, and mental health challenges more pervasive than ever.

The Women's Fund has been honored to stand with other community leaders to address our neighbors' greatest needs. 

THIS YEAR THE WOMEN'S FUND   
IS SUPPORTING:

 

  • Mental health services for children & teens
  • Outreach services for youth living on the street
  • A mobile dental clinic
  • Food delivery for low-income seniors
  • Services for those transitioning from homelessness
  • An outdoor learning environment
  •  A recidivism reduction program for girls in the legal system

 

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OUR OVERALL IMPACT

Grants Awarded

132 grants awarded since the formation of the Fund

Our Largest Grants Pool

Our Largest Grants Pool

$900,000 in grants awarded in 2021-22 

Community Investment

Community Investment

More than $9.5 million dollars awarded to local nonprofits

Lives Impacted

More than 100,000 women, children, and families helped

What Our Grantees Say

Please note: The Women's Fund of Santa Barbara does not award grants directly to individuals. We support local nonprofits that address the needs of women, children, and families in south Santa Barbara County from Isla Vista to Carpinteria.

Nonprofit agencies must be invited to submit an application for funding.