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20 nonprofits selected for Fast Pitch SB training program

By   /  Friday, August 28th, 2015  /  Columns, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on 20 nonprofits selected for Fast Pitch SB training program

Social Venture Partners Santa Barbara has announced the group of 20 nonprofits selected to participate in Fast Pitch SB, a communications-training program dubbed by Bill Gates as “a clever way to connect early-stage nonprofits and social entrepreneurs with potential funders.” Organizations that inspire social good will be awarded $45,000 at the final event Oct. 15 Read More →

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Goleta nonprofit Direct Relief moving forward with building

By   /  Friday, August 7th, 2015  /  Columns, Nonprofits, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Goleta nonprofit Direct Relief moving forward with building

Goleta-based nonprofit Direct Relief is one step closer to building a new 155,000-square-foot facility by the Santa Barbara Airport where it could produce and distribute humanitarian aid, medicine and other vital supplies to impoverished and disaster-stricken communities around the world. The Santa Barbara Architectural Board of Review continued the project after its first concept review Read More →

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Lynda Weinman’s big gift gives Women’s Economic Ventures money to expand

By   /  Friday, July 10th, 2015  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Lynda Weinman’s big gift gives Women’s Economic Ventures money to expand

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Pepperdine-Westmont MBA partnership launched in Santa Barbara

By   /  Friday, July 3rd, 2015  /  Columns, Health Care, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Pepperdine-Westmont MBA partnership launched in Santa Barbara

Westmont Downtown, the new center in the Hutton Parker Foundation building in Santa Barbara, will host a two-year, part-time MBA program through the Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management. Starting this fall, the Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School Fully Employed MBA program allows recent undergraduates with limited work experience to advance their career Read More →

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Ojai Valley Community Hospital honored for emergency care

By   /  Friday, May 29th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Columns, Health Care, Latest news, Nonprofits, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ojai Valley Community Hospital honored for emergency care

The national organization Women’s Choice Award: The Voice of Women has named Ojai Valley Community Hospital one of America’s best hospitals in California for emergency care. The Ventura County hospital received the honor for its exceptional patient care and treatment, making it one of six facilities across the state to receive the recognition. A member Read More →

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Botanic Gardens leads push to use less thirsty plants

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2015  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Botanic Gardens leads push to use less thirsty plants

Even traditional nurseries, which tend to suffer during droughts, are expanding their native and drought-tolerant offerings.

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Cancer foundation launches fund, enlists Amgen

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2015  /  Health Care, Latest news, Nonprofits, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Cancer foundation launches fund, enlists Amgen

The roots of the Kids’ Cancer Research Foundation in San Luis Obispo go back more than a decade ago to a diagnosis that changed the life of Frank Kalman, the organization’s founder.

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