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The Ventura County Coastal Association of Realtors, the Ojai Valley Board of Realtors and the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors have allocated nearly $290,000 to residents who were affected by the Thomas Fire and the Montecito mudslides. Nearly $160,000 will be distributed to Ventura and Santa Paula victims, $16,000 to fire victims in the Ojai area and $113,000 for those affected by fires/mudslides in Santa Barbara County. … The 805 UndocuFund, a partnership of Mixteco/Indigenous Community Organizing Project, Central Coast United for a Sustainable Economy and Future Leaders of America, received a $500,000 grant from the Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) to help support undocumented immigrants recovering from the Thomas Fire and mudslides. VCCF is providing fundraising and fund administrative support. The McCune Foundation and the Weingart Foundation provided grants for case management and leadership support. The Santa Barbara Foundation and the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Foundation provided additional support for overhead costs.