Santa Ynez & SB Foundations Continue Partnership
updated: Mar 19, 2017, 2:00 PM
Source: Santa Barbara Foundation
Santa Barbara Foundation Continues Partnership with Santa Ynez Valley Foundation
The Santa Barbara Foundation will continue its partnership with the Santa Ynez Valley Foundation through a $40,000 grant for organizational capacity building. The purpose of this investment is to further increase the capability of the Santa Ynez Valley Foundation and to continue to build philanthropic capital throughout the region.
"We are honored to continue our partnership with the Santa Ynez Valley Foundation and learn from their over 25 years of philanthropic expertise in the Santa Ynez Valley and Los Alamos communities," said Ronald V. Gallo, President & CEO of the Santa Barbara Foundation. "Collaboration between community foundations inspires dialogue and learning and helps us become stronger and better leaders for the county."
This investment is a shift from support in the last three years that specifically was dedicated to grantmaking, including the management of a regional Express Grant program. All Express Grants should now be directed to the Santa Barbara Foundation and will be managed in consultation with the Santa Ynez Valley Foundation.
"The Santa Ynez Valley Foundation truly appreciates it's affiliation with the Santa Barbara Foundation in our dual mission to help make Santa Barbara County a better place to live and work," says Richard Nagler, President of the Santa Ynez Valley Foundation.
About the Santa Barbara Foundation
The Santa Barbara Foundation was established in 1928 to enrich the lives of the people of Santa Barbara County through philanthropy. As the largest community foundation in the county and a major source of funding for local nonprofits, the foundation is committed to building philanthropy, strengthening the nonprofit sector and solving community problems.
About the Santa Ynez Valley Foundation
The Santa Ynez Valley Foundation improves the lives of people in the Santa Ynez Valley and Los Alamos by investing in programs that feed the poor, promote health, nurture seniors, challenge our youth and inspire the community to make a difference. With the help of caring supporters, the Foundation also builds permanent funds to enhance the quality of life now and for the future.
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