Small nonprofits are eligible for another boost. Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals, including Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, French Hospital Medical Center and Marian Regional Medical Center, are accepting applications for a new Coronavirus Pandemic Support Grant program. In order to qualify for the grants, nonprofits need to: Be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization; Have an annual Read More →
Nonprofits in two Central Coast counties will be able to get COVID-19 assistance. In Ventura County, nonprofits can apply for a small business mini grant through the county. The grants are $5,000, and county CEO Mike Powers said the grants are designed to help business and organization leaders, especially those in more disadvantaged areas or Read More →
Goleta-based Direct Relief has partnered with FedEx Cares to ship personal protective equipment nationwide to help underserved communities combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Direct Relief’s partnership with FedEx Cares has allowed the nonprofit to distribute more than 4.3 million masks, 3.1 million gloves, 622,000 face shields and 100,000 gowns. Direct Relief is the largest nonprofit provider Read More →
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 →
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 →
Though their fields range from hospitality to thermal imaging and food preservation, the business leaders being honored with the 2020 South Coast Business & Technology Awards have each built fundamental elements of the Santa Barbara landscape. That’s reflected through a lifetime of entrepreneurship, leadership in disaster response and founders that have infused philanthropy and community Read More →
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