Small nonprofits are eligible for another boost. Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals, including Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, French Hospital Medical Center and Marian Regional Medical Center, are accepting applications for a new Coronavirus Pandemic Support Grant program. In order to qualify for the grants, nonprofits need to: Be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization; Have an annual Read More →
The tri-county region has lost its reopening rhythm. Surging cases, more aid for small businesses and the possibility of new lockdowns remained dominant themes across the region, where Santa Barbara County is lagging behind Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties. Santa Barbara County paused reopening efforts on June 18, following an uptick of active COVID-19 Read More →
United Way of Ventura County has raised $400,000 to help end homelessness in the area. The nonprofit collected $100,000 with the help of six local sponsors as part of the Amgen Foundation’s challenge grant, which gave United Way a new funding mechanism to help increase housing stock and use existing housing vouchers to prevent and Read More →
Nonprofits in two Central Coast counties will be able to get COVID-19 assistance. In Ventura County, nonprofits can apply for a small business mini grant through the county. The grants are $5,000, and county CEO Mike Powers said the grants are designed to help business and organization leaders, especially those in more disadvantaged areas or Read More →
Tech startups across the Tri-Counties and Greater Los Angeles combined forces to raise some $200,000 in donations for personal protective equipment and direct it to Southern California health care systems. The effort, called SoCal Tech for SoCal Hospitals, combines the expertise of logistics and health care startups including Santa Barbara-based Well Health, and fundraising from Read More →
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Freshly painted red walls, black and white photographs and relics from the United Farm Workers movement occupy the Museum of Ventura County, but the public has not been able to see them. The exhibit, “Huelga! Photographs from the Frontline,” was installed and ready for visitors on March 14. More than 1,000 people had filled the Read More →