Human beings have a profound need to ask who we are and why we are here, and to ponder the meaning of our lives, the world, and the universe.

Humanists and artists explore these big issues to understand how individuals, societies, and cultures make sense of the world, both now and throughout history. Many visionary donors have supported this dedicated and innovative work.



Humanities and Fine Arts Development Office
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-2013
Phone (805) 893-5181

A wide range of giving opportunities is available within UC Santa Barbara’s dynamic arts and humanities community for those alumni, parents, and friends who wish to be a vital part of the university’s future. The Division’s major interdisciplinary initiatives will strengthen teaching, research, and public service across several departments and benefit a large number of students.

UC Santa Barbara gratefully accepts gifts of a variety of types of assets, including appreciated securities, cash, and property. Some gift plans feature current tax benefits, income to you, and other welcome advantages for you and the university.

We are grateful for your support and interest.

You may make a gift to the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts or to one of its departments using our online giving feature.