SCBT Awards Gross New Record Total for Scholarships

SCBT Awards Gross New Record Total for Scholarships

For the second consecutive year, the South Coast Business & Technology (SCBT) Awards ceremony has grossed record proceeds on behalf of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. Eight standout organizations and individuals were honored during the 2024 ceremony, which took... Read More

Foundation Honors Scholarship Recipients at Ceremonies

Foundation Honors Scholarship Recipients at Ceremonies

The Scholarship Foundation honored hundreds of area students at consecutive awards ceremonies on May 21 and 22. Approximately 550 people attended the Foundation’s South County Scholarship Awards Ceremony on May 21 at the Courthouse Sunken Garden in Santa Barbara, while... Read More

Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards for 2024-25!

Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards for 2024-25!

The Scholarship Foundation has awarded college scholarships totaling more than $7.1 million to 1,784 Santa Barbara County students for the 2024-25 academic year. High school seniors were notified of their awards on April 26; all other recipients were notified on... Read More

Scholarship Foundation to Mark Founders’ Day on May 29

Scholarship Foundation to Mark Founders’ Day on May 29

The Scholarship Foundation’s beginnings can be traced to a meeting of local education advocates on May 29, 1962. Their goal: to help area students attend college or vocational school. The Foundation has since harnessed more than $150 million in community... Read More

Beloved Foundation Benefactor Remains Young at Heart

Beloved Foundation Benefactor Remains Young at Heart

While Lorna Hedges’ many friends and admirers will readily tell you she is a true community treasure, Lorna herself is hardly convinced. “I don’t think I’m anything special,” she insisted with characteristic directness on a recent sunny afternoon. It’s a... Read More