Supporting Community-Based Nonprofit Organizations Throughout Santa Barbara County.


December 1, 2018 — Hutton Parker Foundation will continue to offer GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT GRANTS to Santa Barbara County based organizations January – December 2019. General Operating Support grant awards are intended to underwrite administrative infrastructure, support increased agency capacity, assist with strategic financial and organizational capacity and/or help maintain core programs and essential staff.

General operating support grants may be used to cover day-to-day activities or ongoing expenses such as administrative salaries, utilities, office supplies, technology maintenance, etc., as well as for program costs, capital, technology purchases, and professional development.

Hutton Parker Foundation will facilitate SPRING and FALL Grant cycles. A maximum 50 qualified applications will be accepted per cycle.

The SPRING cycle will be open to “Health & Human Service” and “Arts & Culture” organizations. The cycle will open February 1st with completed applications due March 15, 2019.

The FALL cycle will open to “Children, Youth & Families,” “Civic & Community,” and “Education” organizations August 1st with completed applications due September 15, 2019.

Grants will range from $10,000 to $50,000. Maximum request must not exceed 10% of annual operating budget.

More detailed General Operating Support grant guidelines, applications procedures and deadlines will be posted after the New Year. In the meantime, feel free to contact Pam Lewis, COO at or 805-957-4740 x 105 with any immediate questions.

About Us


President’s Message


The Thomas Fire and the ensuing Montecito Mudflows have delivered a disaster to Santa Barbara that hasn’t been felt since the 1925 earthquake. Lives lost, property destroyed and many local businesses under server economic pressure.

Our Mission

Mission_Naomi-and-Jimena2Hutton Parker Foundation strives to provide organizational sustainability to community-based nonprofit organizations throughout Santa Barbara County and to assist agencies in achieving their highest level of performance and delivery of services resulting in stronger, more efficient communities for all.

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Effective January 16, 2018, Hutton Parker Foundation is suspending its 2018 Core Support Grant program and replacing it with a Quick Response Crisis Grant program. Applications for the Quick Response Crisis Grant program are being accepted now.

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Contact_SBCC-mentors-fountain15 East Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara
CA 93101

805-957-4743 (fax)

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