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Remembering Jack Gilbert: Legendary Ventura County developer passes away

By   /  Friday, August 10th, 2012  /  Nonprofits, Real Estate, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Remembering Jack Gilbert: Legendary Ventura County developer passes away

He had an engaging smile, an independent streak and a willingness to stand up for what he thought was right. John B. “Jack” Gilbert brought a level of confidence and charm to everything he did, whether it was  running a public company, building a real estate empire or engaging in philanthropy. That’s how the longtime Read More →

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Nonprofit wins national award

By   /  Wednesday, August 1st, 2012  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Nonprofit wins national award

Fun In the Sun, an educational program developed by United Way of Santa Barbara County, has won  the National Summer Learning Association’s top award for 2012. The award given by a Baltimore-based group was developed as a way of spotlighting programs that excel in closing the so-called “achievement gap,” the widening difference in scores between Read More →

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Philanthropy consultant helps give it away

By   /  Friday, June 29th, 2012  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  1 Comment

“It is more difficult to give money away intelligently than it is to earn it in the first place,” Andrew Carnegie, one of the country’s original businessmen turned philanthropists, once said. That’s the problem Tina Fanucchi-Frontado helps donors address with her business, SB Philanthropy. Three years ago, Fanucchi-Frontado was serving as executive director of the Read More →

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Inside scoop: Rona Barrett reveals senior housing project

By   /  Friday, June 29th, 2012  /  Features, Nonprofits, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Inside scoop: Rona Barrett reveals senior housing project

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Goleta Cottage garners $2M from Cavalletto Charities

By   /  Thursday, June 28th, 2012  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Goleta Cottage garners $2M from Cavalletto Charities

Santa Barbara-based Cavalletto Charities gave $2 million to the fundraising campaign to rebuild Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, the health system announced June 27. Cottage is rebuilding its Goleta facility to meet a state mandate that requires all hospitals in California to be retrofitted to withstand a major earthquake and to accommodate new medical technology. When Read More →

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Safer water for the world: UCSB researcher and nonprofit team up on filter

By   /  Friday, June 8th, 2012  /  Features, Nonprofits, Technology  /  Comments Off on Safer water for the world: UCSB researcher and nonprofit team up on filter

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SBMA gets $1.1M gift from Schlosser family

By   /  Monday, May 21st, 2012  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on SBMA gets $1.1M gift from Schlosser family

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art said May 21 that it has received a $1.1 million gift pledge from the Schlosser Family Trust to fund the organization’s education programs. The gift will be given over 10 years, the nonprofit museum said. Nancy Schlosser, a member of the museum’s Legacy Society, established a Charitable Lead Trust Read More →