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Women’s Fund of SB Passes $1 million Funding Goal for 2024
By Joanne A Calitri   |   February 20, 2024

Last year, the Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara (WFSB) posed a lofty goal to its members; to raise $1 million in funding for 2024 in honor of its 20th anniversary. The team at the WFSB has just announced it met and exceeded that goal, with an estimated record-breaking grants pool of $1.125 million. Indeed, happy […]

Women’s Fund Santa Barbara Announces 2024 Board of Directors
By Joanne A Calitri   |   January 30, 2024

The Women’s Fund SB (WFSB) is celebrating its 20th year anniversary and has announced its 2024 Board of Directors. The board is an all-volunteer member group that is voted to office by the organization’s 1,300 members. The 2024 Board Officers are: Board Chair Jamie Dufek, Vice Chair Carolyn Jabs, Treasurer Kathy Dunlap, and Corporate Secretary […]

19th Annual Celebration of SB Women’s Fund Grant Recipients
By Joanne A Calitri   |   May 23, 2023

The Women’s Fund (WF) of Santa Barbara’s 19th Annual Celebration of Grants reception was held for members and their guests on May 9 at the sold-out Marjorie Luke Theatre. The Women’s Fund is an all-volunteer-led collective donor organization that enables women to combine their charitable dollars into significant grants addressing the critical needs of women, […]

Generous Grants
By Richard Mineards   |   May 9, 2019

An avalanche of amazons descended on the Hilton for the 15th annual presentation of grants by the Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara. Checks totaling $585,000 – $50,000 more than last year – went to nine local non-profit agencies, voted on by the membership of nearly 1,000 women and presented by Sandy Schoolfield and Maureen Ellenberger, […]

Checking in
By Richard Mineards   |   May 10, 2018

An avalanche of amazons descended on the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, formerly Fess Parker’s, for the 14th annual presentation of grants by the Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara. Checks totaling $535,000 – $50,000 more than last year – went to seven local non-profit agencies, voted on by the membership of 868 women and were […]