A contribution to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History will provide support for creating and maintaining exhibitions that families love to visit, outstanding education programs for children and adults, and important scientific research in the fields of vertebrate zoology, invertebrate zoology, and anthropology. In addition, your tax-deductible contribution to SBMNH helps keep admission and membership prices affordable so that the entire community can benefit from the wonderful programs and exhibits the Museum has to offer.
The Museum's tax identification number is 95-1643378.
Make a donation today:
Make a Donation online today and support our exhibits, collections, ongoing scientific research, and education programs.
You can also make your donation by phone. Call the Development Office at 805-682-4711 ext. 110 with your credit card or pledge information.
Fill out our donation form and mail to:
2559 Puesta del Sol
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Donor Advised Funds
The Museum accepts grants through Donor Advised Funds. Here is a link (right) to several of the more popular organizations offering DAF’s. Access the Santa Barbara Foundation here.
If you own appreciated stock, your outright gift to the Museum could mean significant tax savings. To make a stock gift contact (write or call) your brokerage firm and instruct them to wire transfer a specified number of shares from your account to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Acct. No. 7785-4321 at Schwab Institutional, DTC# 0164. Please be sure to inform the Museum of your transaction.
Personal or Real Property
A gift of property can be of great benefit to you, especially if the value of the property has appreciated. Please call the Development Office at 805-682-4711 ext. 110 for more information.
Give While You Shop
If you’re planning to do some holiday shopping this month, why not give to the Museum as you’re buying your gifts for others? Particularly if you plan to hit the web for Black Friday and/or Cyber Monday, make sure to use the Museum’s Amazon Smile link , and the Museum will receive 0.5% of the price of all of your eligible smile.amazon.com purchases!