At Santa Barbara Beautiful, we believe that the aesthetics of a place matter. Since 1965, Santa Barbara Beautiful has funded the planting of over 13,000 city street trees, provided grants to support local art and design projects, funded scholarships to students majoring in horticulture and architecture, and celebrated numerous individuals, organizations, and businesses that have demonstrated exceptional efforts to make Santa Barbara beautiful.

A limited edition 2022 Awards souvenir poster featuring “The Waiter” by Marcia Burtt is available with a $20 donation. Click here to order.

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. Consider purchasing a Commemorative Plaque. Explore our Showcase of award winners and grant recipients. Read our Fall 2022 newsletter, the New Leaf.

Santa Barbara Beautiful -- 2021 Video Overview
Welcome to Santa Barbara Beautiful
Produced by Dana Morrow | Roadshow Media
NEW! Fall 2022 Newsletter
Tree of the Month
SANTA BARBARA BEAUTIFUL BY THE NUMBERS

8960
13000

Street Trees

12
55

Years Volunteer Leadership

170
500

Awards Presented

$
83743
500000

Community Projects (Dollars)

Santa Barbara Beautiful, Committed to:

Education, Architecture, Public Art & the Environment