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.

2018 Annual Awards Nominations are now closed.
Please watch for updates at the event set for September 30th nears.

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

10050
12000

Street Trees

14
51

Years Volunteer Leadership

366
500

Awards Presented

$
383637
500000

Community Projects (Dollars)

EVENTS CALENDAR

Last Friday in April

National Arbor Day

Saturday, May 19

Guided Walking Tour of State of the Art Exhibit (RSVP here)

Through Friday, June 22

Annual Awards Nominations

Last Week in May – Memorial Day

I Madonnari

September 2018

Annual Awards Gala

 

 

Santa Barbara Beautiful, Committed to:

Education, Architecture, Public Art & the Environment
2017 Awards Event Video