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Orfaleas to give $1M to Ventura College program

By   /  Monday, December 20th, 2010  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Orfaleas to give $1M to Ventura College program

The charitable foundations of Kinko’s founder Paul Orfalea announced a $1 million donation on Dec. 20 to the Child Development Center at Ventura College, the biggest gift in the community college’s 85-year history. Early childhood education is one of the focal points of The Orfalea Foundations, which consists of two funds started by Orfalea and Read More →

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Editorial: Give till it helps

By   /  Monday, November 29th, 2010  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Give till it helps

The Business Times encourages tri-county businesses to follow the lead of Montecito Bank & Trust, which gives away $1 million in Community Dividends each fall.

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Montecito Bank & Trust hands out $1M

By   /  Monday, November 22nd, 2010  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Montecito Bank & Trust hands out $1M

Montecito Bank & Trust bank officials handed out $1 million in checks to 163 organizations located from Solvang to Westlake Village.

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Editorial: The new faces of philanthropy

By   /  Monday, November 22nd, 2010  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: The new faces of philanthropy

The Santa Barbara Community Foundation and local businesses are launching a Corporate Philanthropy Roundtable designed to connect employers and community organizations in new and exciting ways.

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From the editor: Closing the turkey deficit

By   /  Thursday, November 18th, 2010  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on From the editor: Closing the turkey deficit

There are mega-deficits, there are giant deficits, and then there are smaller deficits that really hurt people in need. Consider, if you will, the turkey deficit facing Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. The deficit was so large that until Nov. 18, some 3,000 local families were in danger of going without this Thanksgiving. Happily, the Read More →

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Giving more than time: Tech companies lend their skills to nonprofits

By   /  Monday, November 1st, 2010  /  Features, Nonprofits, Technology  /  Comments Off on Giving more than time: Tech companies lend their skills to nonprofits

When businesses think about giving back to their communities, they typically turn to giving cash or volunteering to help build houses or serve up food. But tri-county technology companies are finding they can have a big impact in just a few hours by donating their skills and expertise. In San Luis Obispo, Hathway, a Web Read More →

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Social business center at CSUCI gets first grant

By   /  Tuesday, October 19th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Social business center at CSUCI gets first grant

The California Institute for Social Business at CSU Channel Islands has received its first gift, a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. The institute was founded earlier this year with the help of Muhammad Yunus, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and the inventor of the microcredit model of social businesses. “Social business” Read More →