When you support Santa Barbara Beautiful, you are planting trees, funding public art, rewarding design excellence, and encouraging residents of all ages to play a role in improving the civic life of our community.
Be a part of Santa Barbara Beautiful’s mission: become a member, donor or sponsor; help us grow our urban forest with a commemorative tree plaque; nominate a place or project for a Santa Barbara Beautiful Award, or realize your own project through our Community Grants program.
The Memory of Trees
A Commemorative Tree Plaque is your unique way to honor or remember a special occasion or loved one. Thousands of locations available. Each purchase helps fund the purchase of new street trees.
Other Ways to Help
Annual Awards Property Nominations
Nominate your favorite home, garden, building, park, public art! Anyone may submit a property or project that they think is exemplary of what it means to beautify our city.
Please Note: Nomination Forms Available in April, 2018
Let Us Help You
The entire community benefits when our youth learns to appreciate the environment, the arts and our city. Most often, our grants are in collaboration with others to multiply the impact.
Join Our Board of Directors
We also encourage community members to consider joining our all-volunteer Board of Directors! If you would like to bring your passion and expertise to bring out the beauty of our city, please Contact Us. Note: New candidates require a current Board Sponsor.