Annual Fund

Join us in making the Granada Theatre a vibrant home for artists and audiences in Santa Barbara, through a gift to The Granada Theatre Annual Fund.

Your contribution helps to ensure that the Granada Theatre’s wide variety of arts and entertainment programming continues to be among the finest in the Santa Barbara region.

Your gift helps the Granada Theatre bring nationally recognized arts and entertainment programs and performers to our stage. But, more importantly, it helps us to guarantee that the theatre remains a stunning home for all of our valued resident companies, including: the Community Arts and Music Association (CAMA), Music Academy of the West, Opera Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Choral Society, Santa Barbara Symphony, State Street Ballet and UCSB Arts & Lectures.


Gifts of all sizes help keep The Granada Theatre Marquee lit and the finest performing arts on the stage.

  • Gifts of $100 or more are recognized by name in the Annual Report and Playbills.
  • Gifts of $500 of more are recognized with invitations to attend the three “Parades at the G” Viewing Parties


A dynamic group of individuals who are passionate about the cultural life of Santa Barbara and dedicated to ensuring that the entire community has access to the best of the performing arts. These generous donors support the SBCPA and Granada Theatre with annual gifts of $1,000-$9,999. Luminarios Society members enjoy a host of attractive benefits, including:

La Loma Circle ($1,000 – $2,499) – All previous benefits plus:

  • Concierge Service for easy ticket exchange
  • Complimentary Valet Parking for four (4) performances at The Granada Theatre.
  • Invitations to Exclusive Special Events at the Granada Theatre
  • Advance show notice of upcoming Granada Presents performances
  • Recognition on Luminarios Society Display outside McCune Founders Room and in the Annual Report.

LA CUMBRE CIRCLE { $2,500 – $4,999 ) All the benefits of the La Loma Circle plus:

  • Complimentary Valet Parking for eight (8) performances at The Granada Theatre.
  • Exclusive field trip featuring behind-the-scenes experiences at other regional theaters

LA SIERRA CIRCLE { $5,000 – $9,999 } All the benefits of the La Cumbre Circle Plus:

  • Opportunity to sponsor an intimate performance, “Upstairs at the G.”
  • Private Behind the Scenes tour of The Granada Theatre for you and your guests.
  • Complimentary Valet Parking for all performances at The Granada Theatre.


A community of leaders who enrich Santa Barbara’s artistic and cultural life through annual unrestricted gifts of $10,000 or more to The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Art. For more information about this Leadership Level, please contact Palmer Jackson, Executive Chairman – at (805) 899-3000.

  • Access to best available tickets to all performances at The Granada Theatre through SBCPA Concierge Service
  • Invitations to exclusive Meet and Greet the Artist opportunities to be announced through our the season
  • Annual Premier Patron Reception
  • Invitations to exclusive receptions, and gatherings in private homes
  • Performance Sponsorship Opportunities