The Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation is a registered 501-(c)(3) organization.  Tax-deductible gifts are used to fulfill the following mission objectives.

Mission Statement

The Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation actively strives to create the leading outdoor performing arts center in the country. Dedicated community volunteers lead the charge in achieving this goal through pursuing the following major initiatives:

Facility Enhancement

Amplify the comfort and enjoyment of patrons and artists by continually enhancing Santa Barbara Bowl facilities and establishing long-term funding sources for ongoing maintenance and repairs.

Performance Diversity

Purposefully and continually broaden the musical spectrum of Santa Barbara Bowl performances as a reflection of our patrons’ diverse communities and interests.

Community Outreach

Provide support and funding for performing arts education in the Santa Barbara community.