From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

Most Americans view the nation’s system of colleges and universities as a kind of invulnerable redoubt. That is, they believe it is generally impervious to erosive social forces by virtue of its central – many would say indispensable – role as an eco...

Scholarship Foundation Receives Four-Star Rating

Scholarship Foundation Receives Four-Star Rating

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has received its ninth consecutive four-star rating from nonprofit evaluator Charity Navigator. The rating – Charity Navigator’s highest – indicates superior financial efficiency and transparency in Scholar...

Scholarship Foundation Earns Third Consecutive Platinum Seal

Scholarship Foundation Earns Third Consecutive Platinum Seal

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has received a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, a leading aggregator of nonprofit information. The Platinum Seal is GuideStar’s highest level of recognition, signifying exceptional opennes...

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

From the Desk of Barbara Robertson

Last month marked the 49th anniversary of Title IX’s passage by Congress. Though widely mischaracterized as a sports-equity law, Title IX in fact bars all forms of sex-based discrimination at educational institutions that receive federal f...

Rowe Elected Scholarship Foundation Board Chair

Rowe Elected Scholarship Foundation Board Chair

Matt Rowe, a former attorney turned successful financial advisor and investment management analyst, has been elected chair of the Board of Directors for the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. His two-year term began July 1. A native of Melbo...

SCBT Awards Celebrate Local Business Success

SCBT Awards Celebrate Local Business Success

Eight standout organizations and individuals received 2020-2021 South Coast Business & Technology Awards during a virtual ceremony on June 17. Now in their 27th year, the awards celebrate innovation, leadership, and success in the area...