CalNonprofits 1st Year FREE Membership Program

The Santa Barbara Foundation, with support from the COVID-19 Joint Response Effort, is partnering with CalNonprofits to provide FREE 1st year memberships for Santa Barbara County nonprofits. Learn more about the program and submit your pre-application below.


Highlights of Membership Benefits

Free Subscription to ThinkHR: ThinkHR is an online library of human resources compliance materials including an employee manual builder, sexual harassment training for supervisors, and a hotline where HR experts can answer your specific questions. To get an idea of some of the perks offered through this membership, check out the recording of a recent ThinkHR webinar on how to create an employee handbook.

Regular updates on CalNonprofits’ advocacy work representing California nonprofits at the state capitol in Sacramento, members get access to webinars and compliance content for free, as well as discounts to additional events.

CalNonprofits’ Vote with Your Mission campaign which encourages nonprofits to “stand up” for their communities during this chaotic time.

Insurance for your organization or your staff: CalNonprofits Insurance Services offers a one-stop-shop for health insurance for staff (including dental/vision, etc.) and liability insurance for your organization (including D&O, general liability, etc.)

Virtual meetings: If you have staff or volunteers working from home Zoom, an online virtual meeting and webinars platform, offers a 20% discount on their products for CalNonprofits members.

Personal banking and Health Savings Accounts: Provident Credit Union provides banking and HSA accounts for staff and volunteers of your organization.

PurchasingPoint is an exclusive discount program for nonprofits that leverages group buying power to get access to significant savings from more than 200 vendors including: Enterprise, Alamo and National rental cars, hotels, Pitney Bowes mailing systems, Konica Minolta copiers, and many more!

Discounts, Events, and Education: CalNonprofits members get access to events and webinars for free or at a discounted rate. To view all CalNonprofits upcoming events, visit

COVID-19 Resources: Explore CalNonprofits COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits here.

You can find a complete list of membership perks here.




For inquiries, please contact:

Gary Clark, Director of the Collaboration for Social Impact at or 805-880-9391

Maria Caudillo, Community Engagement Coordinator at or 805-880-9362