At Santa Barbara Beautiful, we believe that the aesthetics of a place matter. Since 1965, Santa Barbara Beautiful has planted over 12,000 trees, provided over five hundred thousand dollars in grants to support local art and design projects, funded scholarships to students majoring in environmental horticulture, and celebrated numerous individuals, residences, and businesses that have demonstrated exceptional efforts to make Santa Barbara beautiful.

2017 Awards Listings Now Live

Share the stories of individuals and organizations setting great examples, volunteer or support our grants program to improve the community today and inspire the next generation to care for Santa Barbara’s future. Tree lovers, discover our complete Tree of the Month article series. Explore our Showcase of award winners and grant recipients.

SANTA BARBARA BEAUTIFUL BY THE NUMBERS

9598
12000

Street Trees

1
51

Years Volunteer Leadership

98
500

Awards Presented

$
158665
500000

Community Projects (Dollars)

EVENTS CALENDAR

September 24, 2017

Annual Awards Gala | RSVP Today

Last Friday in April

National Arbor Day

April 1 – May 5

Annual Awards Property Nominations

Last Week in May – Memorial Day

I Madonnari

Santa Barbara Beautiful, Committed to:

Education, Architecture, Public Art & the Environment

2017 Awards Gala Program

SANTA BARBARA BEAUTIFUL PROMO VIDEO

2016 Awards Video
2016 Awards Gala Program Booklet
2015 Awards Gala Program Booklet