SESLOC Spotlight: CALM

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Today we’re shining the spotlight on CALM, a nonprofit supporting the Santa Barbara County community through childhood trauma treatment and prevention. Ashlyn McCague, Development Director, describes how the organization has strengthened our community for 50 years: CALM  Industry: Nonprofit Serving… Read more »

REACH

SESLOC Spotlight: REACH

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Today we’re shining the spotlight on REACH, a regional economic action coalition focused on fostering a thriving Central Coast through high-paying job creation. Ermina Karim, Board Member, explains how local leaders come together to make that happen: REACH  Industry: Nonprofit… Read more »

Spotlight: Cuesta Foundation

SESLOC Spotlight: Cuesta College Foundation

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Today we’re shining the spotlight on the Cuesta College Foundation — a nonprofit committed to keeping higher education accessible and affordable, and to open career paths in our community. Shannon Hill, Executive Director, explains how the Foundation makes that possible:… Read more »

SESLOC Spotlight — RISE

SESLOC Spotlight: RISE

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Today we’re shining the spotlight on RISE, a valuable resource in our community for those in crisis. Jane Pomeroy, Executive Director, describes how the nonprofit has supported and empowered our community since 1975: RISE Industry: Nonprofit Serving the Central Coast… Read more »

SESLOC Spotlight: FPAC

SESLOC Spotlight: Foundation for the Performing Arts Center

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Today we’re shining the spotlight on the Foundation for the Performing Arts Center, a local nonprofit working hard to keep the performing arts accessible to our community — and especially to our youth. Leann Standish, Executive Director, shares how FPAC… Read more »

Family Care Network

SESLOC Spotlight: Family Care Network

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Today we’re shining the spotlight on the Family Care Network. FCNI supports local families and children with programs and resources dedicated to behavioral health, community, education, and housing. Jessi Biagoni, Social Media Coordinator, shares : Family Care Network Industry: Nonprofit… Read more »

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SESLOC Supports Local Food Banks

Now more than ever, our neighbors are relying on the support of our local food banks for access to wholesome nutrition. Even prior to the current COVID and economic crisis, 1 in 6 people in SLO County and 1 in 4 in Santa Barbara County struggled with food insecurity. Many of those in need are… Read more »

Business-Spotlight-KCBX

SESLOC Spotlight: KCBX Radio

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Today we’re shining the spotlight on KCBX Central Coast Radio. This nonprofit has entertained and informed our community 45 years. Frank Lanzone, KCBX President, showcases this important cultural resource: KCBX Central Coast Radio Industry: Nonprofit Serving the Central Coast since:… Read more »

We love teachers!

SESLOC Resources Supporting Teachers

SESLOC’s roots are in education, which is why we’re committed to celebrating local teachers by offering unique resources and financial services tailored to their needs. Here are some ways we support teachers in (and out of) the classroom: Education Grants Teachers often dig deep into their own pockets to provide enrichment opportunities for their students. … Read more »

Food Bank of SBC

SESLOC Spotlight: Food Bank of Santa Barbara County

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Today we’re shining the spotlight on the Food Bank of Santa Barbara County. 1 in 4 people in Santa Barbara County struggle with food insecurity — many of them are children. Laurel Alcantar, Development Manager, tells us how the nonprofit… Read more »