Donate to the Scholarship Foundation

The Scholarship Foundation’s efforts on behalf of local students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, and vocational studies would not be possible without generous community support. Of the 1,000+ students awarded scholarships annually, more than half of our recipients are the first in their family to attend college.

Your support provides hope, encouragement, and financial breathing room to Santa Barbara County’s deserving students. Become a donor today! All gifts are 100% tax deductible.

Gift a one-time or recurring, unrestricted donation to the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara using our online giving form, and your gift will be used where it is needed most.

Explore Other Ways To Give

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Establish a Scholarship

Create and name a scholarship fund and support deserving students in the manner that fits your goals.

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Support Advisory Programs

Help equip students and families with free financial aid outreach and advising programs all throughout the county.

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Create a Planned Gift

Join our Scholars Circle for the opportunity to provide a lasting legacy for Santa Barbara County students.

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Become a Corporate Partner

The students of today are our corporate and community leaders of tomorrow. Give back to the community and invest in the future workforce of Santa Barbara County with a tax-deductible corporate fund today.

Our corporate partners enjoy enhanced visibility and brand reputation throughout the county!

Contact Us

For more information on giving to the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, contact Nicole Jones, Associate Director of Development, at (805) 687-6065 or [email protected].

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara is committed to following best practices for privacy. We respect donor privacy and do not sell or share donors’ personal information. The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3). Tax identification number: 23-7087774.