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.

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Discover 2018 Award Winners here. Explore Property Awards and Special Awards.

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

5001
12000

Street Trees

1
51

Years Volunteer Leadership

297
500

Awards Presented

$
110556
500000

Community Projects (Dollars)

EVENTS CALENDAR

Last Friday in April

National Arbor Day

Through Friday, May 17

Annual Awards Nominations

Last Week in May – Memorial Day

I Madonnari

September 29, 2019

Annual Awards Gala 

 

 

Santa Barbara Beautiful, Committed to:

Education, Architecture, Public Art & the Environment

2018 AWARDS CEREMONY BROCHURE