EIN 95-3618955

Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
14
Year formed
1981
Most recent tax filings
2019-12-01
Description
To manage, maintain and renovate the Santa Barbara Bowl, to provide music and performing arts events in the Santa Barbara Community, to promote cultural and artistic awareness in Santa Barbara County.

Program areas at Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

Performing arts: the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation is led by dedicated volunteers and staff to operate the Santa Barbara Bowl, a preeminent outdoor performing arts venue, hosting approximately 35 shows and over 120,000 patrons annually. Following a $40 million renovation and restoration effort, the Foundation continues to raise funds to protect the community's investment and stay at the forefront of technology, audience safety and amenities. The Foundation also raises funds for outreach programming and endowment to provide need-based support, resources, and advocacy to music and performing arts education programs benefiting local school children.
Outreach program: the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation is a respected partner in the performing arts education community in the greater Santa Barbara area, reaching approximately 20,000 school children annually. Its programs include supporting the arts community by providing need-based support to the arts education programs, supporting community access to the performing arts, and serving as an arts advocate in the community. The Foundation itself commits $1.00 per paid ticket to the outreach program.

Form 990s for Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-24990View PDF
2018-122020-02-12990View PDF
2017-122019-03-15990View PDF
2016-122017-12-22990View PDF
2015-122017-04-06990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$61,550
 View purchase optionsArts, Culture, and Humanities$60,000
 View purchase optionsProgram Support$50,000
...and 10 more grants received

Grants made by Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Carpinteria Education FoundationOutreach Grant$26,818
Santa Barbara High School Band Boosters CorporationOutreach Grant$20,500
Santa Barbara SymphonyOutreach Grant$20,000
 View purchase optionsOutreach Grant$17,500
 View purchase optionsOutreach Grant$13,000
...and 14 more grants made

Financials for Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,481,106
Program services$2,935,578
Investment income and dividends$310,168
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$68,933
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,931,979
Miscellaneous revenues$14,470
Total revenues$8,742,234

Personnel at Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

NameTitleCompensation
Richard BollerExecutive Director$181,907
Eric ShiflettProgram Director$120,342
Carola NicholsonTreasurer$0
 View purchase optionsChair$0
 View purchase optionsSecretary$0
...and 2 more key personnel

Organizations like Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Northwest Connecticut Association for the ArtsTorrington, CT$2,512,203
The Metropolitan Opera GuildNew York, NY$9,957,948
Gallo Center for the ArtsModesto, CA$8,504,805
Embassy Theatre FoundationFort Wayne, IN$2,967,086
Omaha Performing Arts (OPAS)Omaha, NE$26,135,426
Starlight Theatre Association of Kansas CityKansas City, MO$18,937,464
Philharmonic Society of Orange CountyIrvine, CA$3,587,857
Washington Center for the Performing ArtsOlympia, WA$3,025,157
Sun Valley Music FestivalSun Valley, ID$3,230,212
Music For AllIndianapolis, IN$10,022,611
Opera CarolinaCharlotte, NC$2,784,577
Peace CenterGreenville, SC$17,298,653
Anchorage Concert AssociationAnchorage, AK$3,966,910
The State Theatre Regional Arts Center at New BrunswickNew Brunswick, NJ$10,837,902
Marlboro MusicPhiladelphia, PA$7,855,008
Handel and Haydn Society (H+H)Boston, MA$6,379,182
Music Hall Center for the Performing ArtsDetroit, MI$6,272,196
DSM Management GroupDallas, TX$4,340,484
Confluence CouncilEau Claire, WI$3,018,956
Bravo Vail Valley Music FestivalVail, CO$8,841,996
Barrier Island Group for the ArtsSanibel, FL$4,385,427
Arizona MusicfestScottsdale, AZ$3,812,725
Harrisburg Symphony OrchestraHarrisburg, PA$3,063,726
United Performing Arts FundMilwaukee, WI$9,199,608
Music Academy of the WestSanta Barbara, CA$10,616,722
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$8,742,234
2019
Yearly growth
5.7%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$7,327,589
2019
Yearly growth
10.9%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$44,674,385
2019
Yearly growth
5.1%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
14
2019
Yearly growth
7.7%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
1122 North Milpas St
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Metro area
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
County
Santa Barbara County, CA
Website URL
sbbowl.com/ 
Phone
(805) 962-7411
Facebook page
sbbowl 
Twitter profile
@sbbowl 
IRS details
EIN
95-3618955
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1981
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A12: Arts, Culture and Humanities Fund Raising and Fund Distribution
NAICS code, primary
711130: Musical Groups and Artists
Parent/child status
Independent