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20 nonprofits selected for Fast Pitch SB training program

By   /  Friday, August 28th, 2015  /  Columns, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on 20 nonprofits selected for Fast Pitch SB training program

Social Venture Partners Santa Barbara has announced the group of 20 nonprofits selected to participate in Fast Pitch SB, a communications-training program dubbed by Bill Gates as “a clever way to connect early-stage nonprofits and social entrepreneurs with potential funders.” Organizations that inspire social good will be awarded $45,000 at the final event Oct. 15 Read More →


Santa Barbara summit seeks to draw businesses to region’s homeless issue

By   /  Friday, February 21st, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  2 Comments

The event will host several national speakers on the topic, but the organizers say the goal is to encourage data-driven methods of addressing homelessness that have measurable goals and a clear plan for achieving them.


Reshaping the region’s nonprofits

By   /  Friday, July 1st, 2011  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Reshaping the region’s nonprofits

The Great Recession has left its mark on every sector of our economy, and nonprofits are no exception.