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Heal the Ocean is a large, successful non-profit citizens action group in Santa Barbara whose focus is on near-shore ocean pollution (bacteria that closes Santa Barbara’s beaches). We do this by identifying sources of near-shore ocean pollution, by working with public agencies to effectuate solutions to the ocean pollution problem, and by educating the public about ocean pollution.
The Environmental Defense Center is a Santa Barbara-based nonprofit, public interest environmental law firm that works for the protection and enhancement of the environment in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties. Since 1977, EDC has provided public education, advocacy, and legal representation to other local organizations to defend the natural treasures that make the Santa Barbara area so special.
The Santa Barbara Young Professionals Club is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation founded for charitable and public purposes. Its primary purpose is to sponsor, promote and support social activities involving members of the Santa Barbara business community. Club activities include monthly luncheons, quarterly cocktail parties, semi-annual fundraisers and other special events.
Women's Organizations - Santa Barbara area women's organizations including Business, Politics, Education, Family, Financial Assistance, Fitness/Sports, Health, Recovery/Support and Social & Service Clubs.
United Way of Santa Barbara County - Active in our County since 1923, Santa Barbara’s County’s United Way is the country’s largest private source of investment funds for health and human services.  During the past year, over 100 inter-related services worked together to comprise the Network for Caring.  
The Santa Barbara Sea Shell Association - The Sea Shell racing fleet was incorporated in 1955 as a non-profit public benefit corporation, organized for the specific purpose of fostering healthy  child development and close family units by teaching, developing and encouraging youth sailing skills.
B.U.N.S. - Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter (B.U.N.S.) is an all-volunteer organization based at the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter, and cares for bunnies awaiting adoption.
Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce - Founded in 1899, The Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce is your source of communication to the region's businesses.
Jodi House is a nonprofit corporation established to provide services to brain injured adults. Jodi House provides a relaxed, non-threatening, homelike setting for voluntary participation in programs that cultivate independence, foster community and social skills, build self-esteem and a sense of fulfillment.