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LifeCube, ShelterBox pivot for pandemic

By   /  Friday, May 1st, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, South Coast  /  Comments Off on LifeCube, ShelterBox pivot for pandemic

In this time of mass uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two South Coast organizations are stepping up to provide aid in the form of humanitarian relief and shelters — LifeCube, based in Santa Barbara, and Summerland’s branch of ShelterBox USA. LifeCube, founded in 2009 by CEO Mike Conner, makes a product called LifeCube 12 Read More →

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Cox Foundation donates $25K to Foodbank of SB County

By   /  Thursday, April 30th, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Cox Foundation donates $25K to Foodbank of SB County

The James M. Cox Foundation, a charity connected to Cox Communications, donated $25,000 to the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. The Foodbank has stretched itself to meet overwhelming need in the community. Since March 7, the Foodbank has delivered 77,000 pounds of food a week, more than double what it was doing in March of Read More →

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Carrera named president and CEO of Santa Barbara Foundation

By   /  Wednesday, April 29th, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Carrera named president and CEO of Santa Barbara Foundation

The Santa Barbara Foundation announced April 29 that Jackie Carrera has been named its new president and CEO. Carrera took over as interim CEO of the 92-year-old community foundation in January, succeeding Ronald Gallo, who led the foundation for 11 years and continues to serve as CEO emeritus. “With strong execution, organizational management and community Read More →

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Amgen giving $2 million to nonprofits in LA and Ventura counties

By   /  Wednesday, April 29th, 2020  /  Biotech, East Ventura County, Latest news, Nonprofits, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Amgen giving $2 million to nonprofits in LA and Ventura counties

Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen’s charitable arm announced that it would allocate $2 million of its $12.5 million in global COVID-19 pandemic relief funds to organizations in Ventura and Los Angeles counties.  The funding will go toward nonprofits such as food banks, health clinics, education and elderly care services, among others, the Amgen Foundation said Read More →

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EVC launches online tool to help companies attract workers

By   /  Wednesday, April 29th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Nonprofits, Small Business  /  Comments Off on EVC launches online tool to help companies attract workers

San Luis Obispo County-based Economic Vitality Corporation has launched an online platform to connect regional businesses with new workers. The economic development nonprofit said April 29 the tool will help Central Coast companies attract and retain new employees from the area and farther out.  “Local businesses aiming to hire talent from elsewhere are challenged to Read More →

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Yardi Systems donating $2 million to food banks, nonprofits

By   /  Thursday, April 23rd, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Yardi Systems donating $2 million to food banks, nonprofits

Goleta-based Yardi Systems, a property management software firm, is donating $2 million to assist food banks and other nonprofit organizations throughout North America during the COVID-19 health crisis. The initiative was inspired by the company’s history of philanthropy. Through the fund, 22 food banks are receiving funds — 19 in the Unites States, and three Read More →

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Trust raises funds to buy Jalama Canyon Ranch

By   /  Thursday, April 23rd, 2020  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Nonprofits, Real Estate, South Coast, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Trust raises funds to buy Jalama Canyon Ranch

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