Outreach provides essential support and resources to youth performing arts organizations throughout Santa Barbara County. A summary and link for each program and application is below.
Please contact Lyndsay Cooke, outreach program manager, with questions.
Spring Cycle and Fall Cycle provides two opportunities for critical funding.
Our Application Site has full details and deadlines.
2024 Spring Cycle will open Monday, March 4. Applications are due Thursday, March 21 by midnight - no exceptions.
First time applicants will be required to attend an orientation session via Zoom before applying. Please contact Lyndsay Cooke to schedule.
Congratulations to all our 2023 Fall Cycle grant recipients!
Santa Barbara Bowl Instrument Fund ensures that lack of an instrument doesn’t prevent a child from learning to play music.
Instrument Fund application cycle is on-going. Apply!
SB Bowl offers SUBSIDIZED tickets to concerts for organizations and programs serving youth in Santa Barbara County. These tickets are available for organizations to bring their students to experience live performing arts. Sign Up!
Flash Grants respond quickly and focus on short-term projects and/or immediate use opportunities. Flash Grants intend to reduce barriers to expedited grant support and bridge applicants to the Outreach Grant Cycle program (Spring and Fall). Apply!
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.
Contact Lyndsay Cooke, outreach program manager, with your program's sponsorship details.
The Santa Barbara Bowl scholarships have been established for Santa Barbara County students pursuing undergraduate degrees in the performing arts. The Bowl provides two scholarships awarded to high school seniors each year:
Administered through The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, interested students can apply through the General Scholarship Program. Apply!
The Bowl appreciates the Scholarship Foundation's generous assistance in awarding these scholarships.