Tag archives: Danna McGrew

Scholarship Foundation Names Melinda Cabrera President
By Richard Mineards   |   July 25, 2023

Melinda Cabrera, who as Vice President of United Way of Santa Barbara County helped spearhead the organization’s robust response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been named president and CEO of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. “Melinda comes to us with an impressive record of community engagement and energetic leadership,” says foundation board chair Danna […]

Welcome Chairman McGrew
By Richard Mineards   |   July 11, 2023

Danna McGrew, partner in the advisory and audit department of Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, is the new chairman of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. Her two-year term started at the weekend. A Santa Barbara native, McGrew earned a bachelor’s degree in business economics at UCSB before joining the accounting firm in 1992. She was […]

Scholarly Support
By Richard Mineards   |   June 6, 2023

The 61-year-old Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has awarded a total of $148 million in grants to students, with nearly $7.2 million this year to 1,864 recipients, retiring board chairman Matt Rowe told 200 guests at the annual dinner at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. The scheme started humbly six decades ago with the awarding […]