Santa Barbara Dance Alliance

Santa Barbara Dance Alliance

1330 State St., #201
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 966-6950

Sheila Caldwell
Director of Programs

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1983
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2000
Number of sponsored projects: 18

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
$500 yearly fee includes insurance for events. 5% of funds processed through Santa Barbara Dance Alliance.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: arts/dance organizations
  • Geographic: Santa Barbara County
  • Type of service: performances, events

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture: dance, theater, art
  • Festivals and events: dance/arts-related
  • Youth development: related to arts

Services we offer projects:

  • Insurance: for specific events
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Tax reporting: inclusion on our 990 form

Organization description:
Our nonprofit organization serves the Santa Barbara dance/arts community. We are a hub for information and set up six major performances yearly for the dance community. We give up to 25 scholarships for youth to study dance in Santa Barbara, maintain a Website, and produce the weekly Dance Flash e-letter notifying the community of dance/arts events. We present master classes with UCSB Arts & Lectures for the community.