Youth Empowerment

The Stress Busters Wilderness Youth Project

When California’s Surgeon General announced in January that the state was adding “access to nature” to its list of seven […more…]

Access to Nature for ALL NatureTrack

In the ten years that NatureTrack has been taking Santa Barbara County’s school-age kids on outdoor field trips, Steve Schulz […more…]

Inspiring a Future Generation of Leaders Girls Inc. Carpinteria

At Girls Inc. Carpinteria, the work of empowering girls to ensure they have the tools to reach their full potential […more…]

True to Its Grassroots Freedom 4 Youth

Many nonprofits like to throw around the word grassroots to describe their organizations, but few do the term justice as […more…]

AHA! Means Epiphany Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

For the organization known as AHA! (which stands for “Attitude, Harmony, Achievement”), 22 years is long enough to have had […more…]

Empowering the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards Explore Ecology

In 1990, a group of parents excited about the potential of creative reuse and worried about the lack of funding […more…]

Uniting Santa Barbara Against Poverty CommUnify

People in the nonprofit world often talk about “A Tale of Two Santa Barbaras” to describe the county’s gaping wealth […more…]