The mission of the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara is to ensure superior cancer care for all citizens of Santa Barbara County regardless of means. We are the leading non-profit fundraising and grant making institution dedicated to cancer care in Santa Barbara County.

To fulfill its mission, the Cancer Foundation invests in programs, research, services, technology and facilities that aid in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer for those living in Santa Barbara County. While the vast majority of our support goes to Ridley-Tree Cancer Center, we also partner with local research, support and advocacy organizations.

Applications seeking support from the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara are by invitation only.

Local institutions we have supported in the past include: