Welcome to The Fund for Santa Barbara's online grant application!

  • To apply, you must first register by clicking ("Register") in the top right of your screen. 
  • If you have already registered you may just click "More" below. 
  • Any individual applying must be part of a larger organization and must submit their application online. If you have questions about this, please contact grants@fundforsantabarbara.org.

  • To learn more about our grant making process please consider attending a Grant Application Workshop. Click "ATTEND A GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOP" on the top left to view our schedule and to learn more!

The FUND is dedicated to finding solutions to current and emerging social, economic, environmental and political problems that challenge our society as a whole. The Grant Making Committee focuses away from supporting social service projects unless they have a significant progressive social change element to the program. 

Since its inception, Grant Making Committee has awarded over $5 million to more than 1,000 projects. Some grants were seed grants to new grassroots projects, others were general support or project grants to small organizations, and still others were grants to larger, more established organizations for specific targeted purposes.

Before applying, please be sure your project meets our Funding Guidelines.


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