Twenty-five local organizations received support from the St. Francis Foundation, with awards nearing $1 million in total giving.
Established in 1956, St. Francis Foundation of Santa Barbara annually awards grants to local agencies focused on helping to relieve human suffering.
By stewarding resources entrusted to them, coupled with stellar endowment management, the St. Francis Foundation is privileged and positioned to support many worthy and vital causes in the community.
“The programs and organizations selected for funding help to reduce anguish in our community” said Tory Milazzo, president of St. Francis Foundation. “We’re honored and grateful to support those who do the hard work, day in and day out.”
Among the local recipients are Friendship Center, Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics, Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation, Doctors without Walls, Serenity House, Hillside House, Parish Nurses, Easy Lift, PATH, Hospice of SB, VNA, SBCC, Alzheimer’s Association, and SEE International.
“We are so grateful to the St. Francis Foundation for their financial support which allows us to serve more people in our community with our free Patient Care Services program,” said David Selberg, CEO, Hospice of Santa Barbara.
All donations to the St. Francis Foundation go to local nonprofits that prescribe to the St. Francis Mission (to promote healing and wholeness throughout our community.)
All fees associated with the foundation’s operating costs are covered by the foundation. No amount of any donation goes towards overhead.
For more, visit www.stfrancisfoundationsb.org.