Santa Barbara, CA

President & CEO, Santa Barbara Foundation

The Organization

The Santa Barbara Foundation (SBF), one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the United States, was established in 1928 to enrich the lives of the people of Santa Barbara County through philanthropy and community involvement. As Santa Barbara County’s largest private source of funding for nonprofit agencies and the backbone of a strong regional tradition of philanthropy, SBF mobilizes collective wisdom and philanthropic capital to build empathetic, inclusive and resilient communities.

Position Overview

The Santa Barbara Foundation seeks a professionally accomplished leader to serve as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. The new President & CEO will provide dynamic and forward-thinking leadership to promote the fulfillment of SBF’s vision and mission, implement the Board-supported strategic plan, and steward the role of SBF as a key convener in Santa Barbara County.

How To Apply

The Santa Barbara Foundation has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit  to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. No calls, please. Earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

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