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Preparing our community for emergencies, equipping our first responder agencies with necessary tools, and supporting them with counseling services and community education.

2018 Grant Awards

  • Appreciation music festival for over 3,000 First Responders and their families “The Kick Ash Bash”

  • SB City Fire: Emergency Equipment & Mobile Command Unit w/County Fire

  • SB County Fire: Emergency Equipment & Mobile Command Unit w/City Fire

  • Montecito Fire Department: New Generator

  • Carpinteria/Summerland Fire: Emergency Equipment plus Polaris Ranger

  • SB Police: Mobile Command Unit

  • SB County Sheriff: Truck & Mobile Command Unit Trailer

  • Direct Relief: 1/9 Victims Fund

  • At Ease: Counseling Services

  • SB Scholarship Foundation: First Responder’s Children’s College Scholarships

  • SB Equine Evacuation Program: Evacuated Animals

  • SB Search & Rescue: Support K-9’s used in rescues

  • US Forest Service: Various Equipment

  • 93108: to help local employees disenfranchised 

 2019 Grant Awards

  • SB Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Team and SB Police SWAT Team: Tactical Robot

  • SB Police: Lip Sync video

  • SB County Fire Chief’s Association Incident Management Team: Modem

2020 Grant Awards

  • SB County Sheriff/Fire Air Operations Unit: Three QRET Helicopter Harnesses

  • Health and Public Safety COVID 19 Appreciation Event

  • 45 Electric Decontaminating Foggers for all Sheriff, Police and Fire Departments in Santa Barbara County to fight COVID-19

 Total One805 Grants Awarded: $2,016,500.00

“First Responders care for our families, now lets care for theirs.”

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has established a scholarship fund for children of first responders. The One805 Scholarship Fund will support first responders’ families by providing scholarships to students pursuing college, graduate, and technical school, as well as free financial aid advising. One hundred percent of donated funds will go directly to students. To contribute to the fund or learn more about The Scholarship Foundation, visit or contact Raissa Smorol, Director of Development at

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