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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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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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Thousand Oaks nonprofit makes a big impact with tiny loans

By   /  Friday, March 4th, 2022  /  Latest news, left, Nonprofits, Regions, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Ventura County, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Thousand Oaks nonprofit makes a big impact with tiny loans

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Good Works: Girls Inc. names new CEO; Vitamin Angels reaches new countries

By   /  Friday, February 11th, 2022  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Good Works: Girls Inc. names new CEO; Vitamin Angels reaches new countries

After a nine-month nationwide search, Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara has a new CEO. Jennifer Faust was hired in September in a consulting role for the nonprofit and took over in January as CEO, Girls Inc. said in a recent news release. Prior to joining Girls Inc., Faust spent with the Pacific Council on 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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Street Smarts: Direct Relief again among nation’s top charities; B of A gave $1.4M in region in 2021

By   /  Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021  /  Columns, Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Street Smarts: Direct Relief again among nation’s top charities; B of A gave $1.4M in region in 2021

Direct Relief ranked No. 5 among U.S. charities in 2021 by revenue, slipping two spots even as donations totaled $1.9 billion, according to data compiled by  Forbes. United Way, Feeding America, the Salvation Army and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ranked higher than the Santa Barbara-based charity in the magazine’s annual list of 100 largest Read More →

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Dubroff: Searching for a new model to fund the arts in Ventura County

By   /  Friday, November 26th, 2021  /  Columns, East Ventura County, Latest news, Nonprofits, Subscriber content, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Searching for a new model to fund the arts in Ventura County

Henry Dubroff

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