Our Foundation

The Rotary Club of Montecito Foundation, Inc.  is a 501c3 registered entity funded by bequests and ongoing contributions from members of the Rotary Club of Montecito.  The Foundation board of directors includes club members Bernadette Bagley (President), Dusty Baker; Kati Buehler, Kurt Koenig, and Garrett McCaw, supported by Treasurer, John Glanville.

Twice annually (Fall and Spring) the Club Foundation funds grants for local nonprofit organizations.  Foundation grants contribute to our community by maintaining historical sites, supporting social service organizations and preserving our local environment. Former grant recipients include:  Shelterbox USA, Casa Del Herrero, Crescend Health, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, Girls Rock Santa Barbara, Boy Scouts of America, Explore Ecology, Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation, Santa Barbara Firefighters, the Santa Barbara Food Bank, Domestic Violence Solutions, Friendship Adult Daycare Center, Santa Barbara Police Activities League (PAL), Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP), Santa Barbara Master Chorale, The Squire Foundation, Villa Majella, and many more.

Currently taking applications for our Fall 2017 grant cycle

  • Download the Fall 2017 grant application below and encourage your favorite nonprofit organization to apply.
  • Applications due Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 by 5:00 PM!