Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Venoco Community Partnership Grant - Health

Grants to California Non-Profits to Address
Health, Substance Abuse & Nutrition

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Venoco, Inc.

Deadline Date:



Request a Grant Writer

Grants to California non-profit organizations serving Southern Santa Barbara County, Western Ventura County, and the City of Beverly Hills for direct services in support of physical and mental health, substance abuse, and nutrition. Applicants must contact funding source staff to determine eligibility prior to submitting an application.

Grant funding may be requested primarily for program and general operating expenses. Requests for support of fundraisers, capital campaigns and endowment funds may be considered, but are not the primary focus of VCP support.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142962

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for consideration an organization must:
-Offer programs and services in areas in which Venoco has business operations. Current areas of operations include: the southern portion of Santa Barbara County, the western portion of Ventura County, and the City of Beverly Hills.
-Have proof of the IRS 501(c)3 non-profit organization designation, and not classified as a private foundation.
-Have a clearly defined mission that provides needed services to the target populations. Must have evidence of delivery of services and impact on the recipients.
-Be accessible and open to all segments of the community.

The following are not eligible for funds:
-Organizations located outside the areas where Venoco has business operations.
-Individuals or individual sponsorships.
-Political parties, organizations, candidates, campaigns or events.
-Association or membership dues, annual meetings, conferences and conventions.
-Field trips, tours, or travel expenses (unless demonstrated as integral part of program).
-Organizations primarily promoting religious doctrine; requiring participants to be of a certain faith to participate in programs or receive services, or delivering services with prayer or other specifically religious activities.
-Donor-advised funds, private foundations, personal trusts.
-Requests deemed as “pass through” grants or third party fundraisers.
-Individual student scholarships or tuition assistance.
-Private schools.
-Athletic teams, booster clubs or social groups.
-Fraternal organizations.
-Salaries or personnel requests (unless directly related to sustainability of the organization).
-Organizations that discriminate on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation, age, religion, or physical disability.
-National organizations (unless they have a major presence in the local community and a major percentage of funds raised stay in the local community).
-Government or public agencies (excluding public school districts).
-Although an organization may meet all of the eligibility requirements, that alone does not guarantee approval. Approval and denial of grant requests is at the sole discretion of Venoco.

Venoco does not generally fund organizations focused on services and programs directed to single/specific medical diseases or condition. Organizations targeting specific medical diseases or conditions will be considered in the cases of broad impact to the local and general population and scope of services rendered.

Pre-Application Information:

Organizations new to Venoco must contact them to determine eligibility before submitting an application. See contact information below for the appropriate person to speak with.

Grant submissions will only be accepted between the 1st and 15th of each funding deadline month.

All organizations requesting funds must complete an online grant application and submit it with all required documentation.

Generic mass mailings will not be considered for funding.

Apply online here:

Return to an application-in-process here:

All new organizations will be required to have a site visit before review of the request. Subsequent site visits will be held as deemed necessary.

Requests are reviewed by a committee of Venoco employees, recommendations are made and forwarded to the CEO for final approval.

Organizations will receive written notification of the approved grant. Upon receipt of a signed contract, Venoco will mail a check to the accepted organization.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Marybeth Carty, Community Partnership Manager
(805) 745-2100, fax (805) 745-1816

Venoco, Inc.
6267 Carpinteria Ave. Suite 100
Carpinteria, CA 93013

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: California

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Programs that Enhance the Quality of Life in Eligibl...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations in multiple states and provinces to improve the quality of life in eligible regions. Funding is intended to address priority areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; workforce development; civic and cultural growth; hum

GrantWatch ID#: 129040

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Benefit Families, Ch...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities, and agencies for initiatives to benefit families, children, and communities. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include equitable communi

GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Donations and Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits that Focus on Arts, Education, and Literacy

Deadline Ongoing

Donations and sponsorships to USA nonprofits that provide programs and services in the areas of arts, PreK-12 education, and literacy. Funding is intended for both organizations with a national focus and organizations that provide local services. For local organizations

GrantWatch ID#: 134869

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits for General Operating Support During the COVID-19 Healt...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to California nonprofit arts organizations serving eligible locations to support the performing arts sector. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, grants are currently intended to support general operations. Funding is intended to support n

GrantWatch ID#: 134953