Santa Barbara Bowl
The Santa Barbara Bowl believes the arts are critical for human existence, essential to the development of a healthy society, and should be accessible to all individuals. Education Outreach is dedicated to provide support and funding for performing arts education in the Santa Barbara community. Part of the core of the Bowl Foundation’s mission statement, Education Outreach reaches approximately 20,000 touch-points with students each year. Today the Outreach program provides funding to artists, schools and nonprofit arts programs to advance performing arts education in our area.
United Boys and Girls Club of Santa Barbara County
The mission of the Boys and Girls Club is to enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. They operate facilities in Carpinteria, the East and West side of Santa Barbara, Goleta, Lompoc, Buelton/Solvang and Camp Whittier. On a daily basis they provide educational and recreational services to hundreds of children in the community as well as provide free meals to all those attending.
Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara
The mission of the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara is to ensure superior cancer care for all residents of Santa Barbara County regardless of means. The Cancer Foundation is the leading fundraising and grant making institution in Santa Barbara County dedicated to cancer care, and the largest contributor to Sansum Clinic and Ridley-Tree Cancer Center, the leading provider of outpatient cancer care on the central coast.
The Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara and Ridley-Tree Cancer Center work together to provide a comprehensive diagnostic, treatment, prevention and research program that allows cancer patients to receive the highest level of care without leaving Santa Barbara and to keep the Central Coast on the vanguard of modern cancer care by investing in cutting-edge medical equipment, the recruitment of highly trained medical personnel, active participation in clinical research, the integration of oncology services and the thoughtful introduction of promising new methods of treatment.