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Good Works: CLU gets $3M in career grants; WEV marks Women’s Small Business Month

By   /  Monday, October 31st, 2022  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Good Works: CLU gets $3M in career grants; WEV marks Women’s Small Business Month

California Lutheran University was awarded just under $3 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education to help students with career pathways and professional development. Most of the money — $2.8 million — is in the form of a five-year grant from the federal Vocational Identity and Talent in Academic Learning program, or VITAL, which Read More →

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Good Works: Stollmeyer to match Boys & Girls Clubs donations

By   /  Friday, September 16th, 2022  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Good Works: Stollmeyer to match Boys & Girls Clubs donations

Rick Stollmeyer, the founder of the San Luis Obispo software firm Mindbody, will match donations to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast up to $300,000, the nonprofit announced Sept. 13. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast has clubs throughout San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County. It Read More →

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Good Works: B of A gives $565k in region; Mechanics Bank buys new imaging unit for CMH

By   /  Friday, August 12th, 2022  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Subscriber content  /  Comments Off on Good Works: B of A gives $565k in region; Mechanics Bank buys new imaging unit for CMH

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Donations roll in to help Food Bank of Santa Barbara County repair damaged building

By   /  Tuesday, May 24th, 2022  /  Latest news, middle, Nonprofits, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Donations roll in to help Food Bank of Santa Barbara County repair damaged building

The Food Bank of Santa Barbara County’s offices were damaged by a falling tree on May 10, and donors have stepped up since then with more than $50,000 to help pay for repairs. Food Bank employees arrived the morning of May 11 to find that heavy winds the night before had toppled a eucalyptus tree Read More →

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Rubicon Theatre gets biggest donation ever, will buy visiting artists’ residence

By   /  Tuesday, January 11th, 2022  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Rubicon Theatre gets biggest donation ever, will buy visiting artists’ residence

Rubicon Theatre Company, a professional company in Ventura, has received the biggest donation in its history, some of which will go to buy a four-unit residential property to house visiting artists and performers, the company announced Jan. 11. The gifts total $2.3 million, and come from Karyn Jackson of Arcadia, a former Ventura resident; her Read More →

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Good Works: French Hospital gets $100K from credit union; Awards in South SLO County

By   /  Friday, October 15th, 2021  /  Health Care & Life Science, Latest news, Nonprofits, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Good Works: French Hospital gets $100K from credit union; Awards in South SLO County

French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo has received a $100,000 gift from SESLOC Federal Credit Union, the hospital announced Oct. 11. The donation will support French Hospital’s ongoing $130 million expansion project, which will add a four-story patient care tower to the existing hospital campus. The hospital now has $114 million committed to Read More →

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Good Works: Amgen contributes to homelessness relief; Bayer Fund gives for Ventura County blood drives

By   /  Friday, August 6th, 2021  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Good Works: Amgen contributes to homelessness relief; Bayer Fund gives for Ventura County blood drives

The United Way of Ventura County has received a $100,000 grant from The Amgen Foundation for the second time since 2019, to support the United Way’s United to End Homelessness Initiative. The United to End Homelessness Initiative is a landlord engagement program in Ventura County. The program’s goal is to prevent homelessness by increasing the Read More →