Who We Are

Girls Inc. is the preeminent girls’ leadership organization equipping girls to reach their 
full potential.

Trusted Nonprofit

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara received Charity Navigator’s highest ranking of four stars, recognizing our commitment to sound fiscal management, accountability, and transparency.

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara received GuideStar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency, which is their highest level of recognition.

Our Story

Working with and on behalf of girls for 160 years has given us unparalleled knowledge and expertise. 

The Girls Inc. Experience changes the trajectory of girls’ lives and prepares them for lifelong success.

Our Leadership
Meet Our Team
Our dedicated team sets the strategic direction for the organization.
Two girls writing on the white board.
Our Financials
Annual Reports
86ȼ of every dollar spent goes directly to supporting girls’ development.
our history
How It Started
Our History
We were founded in 1864 to serve girls and young women who were experiencing upheaval in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Bill of Rights
Our Bill Of Rights
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara is an advocate for girls, and honors the 
Girls Inc. Bill of Rights
Our Champions
Champions for Girls
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara relies on your investment to provide the new generation of leaders with the support they need to succeed.