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CLU receives $4.7M scholarship endowment

By   /  Tuesday, February 25th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on CLU receives $4.7M scholarship endowment

California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks has received its largest-ever scholarship donation, a $4.7 million estate gift from a Pacific Palisades educator, the university said Feb. 25.

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KCRW enters Santa Barbara market with KDB buy

By   /  Tuesday, February 18th, 2014  /  Nonprofits, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on KCRW enters Santa Barbara market with KDB buy

Santa Monica-based National Public Radio affiliate KCRW has acquired Santa Barbara-based station KDB, intensifying the battle for public radio listeners and donors in the Tri-Counties.

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Labor of love: Nonprofit celebrates 30 years of teaching compassion

By   /  Friday, February 14th, 2014  /  Features, Health Care, Nonprofits, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Labor of love: Nonprofit celebrates 30 years of teaching compassion

Santa Barbara-based Adventures in Caring has taught thousands of future and practicing health-care professionals to provide compassion to their patients.

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Westlake Village founder’s trust gives $540M to cancer research

By   /  Monday, January 6th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Health Care, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Westlake Village founder’s trust gives $540M to cancer research

Ludwig Cancer Research, started by Westlake Village founding developer Daniel K. Ludwig, has donated $540 million to six U.S. Ludwig Centers on behalf of the late philanthropist’s trust, the organization announced Jan. 6.

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Direct Relief to send record-breaking shipment to Philippines

By   /  Friday, November 22nd, 2013  /  Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Direct Relief to send record-breaking shipment to Philippines

In response to the natural disaster in the Philippines, Direct Relief International is preparing to conduct the largest-ever emergency airlift in the 65-year history of the Goleta-based nonprofit.

Direct Relief said that on Saturday, Nov. 23, it will deliver 50 tons of essential medications and emergency supplies to people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

The air shipment includes enough medicines to treat 250,000 people and will be delivered on a wide-bodied cargo aircraft flight arranged and donated by FedEx, Direct Relief said. All of the aid items were requested by health officials and nongovernmental groups in the Philippines, it said.

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Philanthropist Fred Kavli dies at 86

By   /  Friday, November 22nd, 2013  /  Nonprofits, Real Estate, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Philanthropist Fred Kavli dies at 86

Fred Kavli, a Norwegian-born entrepreneur, scientist and philanthropist who created thousands of jobs and gave millions for the study of theoretical physics, died at his home in Santa Barbara on Nov. 21. He founded KavliCo Corp., a Moorpark-based maker of advanced sensors for cars and aircraft. He also invested in real estate for more than 50 years.

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With funds and new CEO, Neighborhood Clinics turn the corner

By   /  Thursday, November 21st, 2013  /  Health Care, Nonprofits, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on With funds and new CEO, Neighborhood Clinics turn the corner

The struggling Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics nonprofit is narrowing its funding gap and has a strategic plan and new permanent CEO in place, putting it on track to become financially sustainable at a time when it looks to expand service to Goleta.

“Six months ago, we were in danger of closing our doors,” said Mark Palmer, president of the board.

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