Investing in future artists and audiences.
See below for ways to apply for support!
Bowl Outreach provides essential support and resources to youth performing arts programs throughout Santa Barbara County.
A variety of support is available for programs, students, teachers, and artists. A summary and link for each program and application is below.
Please contact Kai Tepper, Program Manager, at 805-308-9778 or [email protected] for additional questions.
Annual Spring and Fall cycles providing critical funding.
Our Application Site has full details and deadlines.
2021 Spring Cycle
2021 Fall Cycle
Santa Barbara Bowl Instrument Fund ensures that lack of an instrument doesn’t prevent a child from learning to play music. The Instrument Fund came about in direct response to the recurring needs of local schools and arts education programs.
Apply for Instrument Fund!
Underwriting the cost of concert tickets for under-served youth and insuring access to the arts for all.
Flash Grants respond quickly to your emergency funding needs coming from COVID-19 and/or other unforeseen circumstances. These grants are intended to provide immediate relief to urgent, qualifying requests that cannot be handled during our regular application cycles (Spring and Fall).
Let the Santa Barbara Bowl help support your community event with a mutually-beneficial sponsorship. To qualify for a sponsorship, your event must feature or benefit youth performing arts within Santa Barbara County.
2021 sponsorships will be paused while the Santa Barbara Bowl has not concerts. We look forward to helping organizations in the future with their much needed funding of events.
Kids can apply for Bowl scholarships. More details soon.