Kiwanis Santa Barbara Donates $5000 to Downtown Santa Barbara for Student Internships

Source: Downtown Santa Barbara

Downtown Santa Barbara is proud to announce a new sponsorship and partnership with the Kiwanis Organization of Santa Barbara.

The Kiwanis have made a $5,000 donation to the Downtown Organization of Santa Barbara that will support the work of two student interns from January to June 2021 to assist with supporting downtown special initiatives and projects, including the production of the weekly State Street Promenade Market. The internship is designed to give the students the valuable leadership experience of working alongside community leaders and businesses that are collectively striving to enhance the economic vitality and recovery of downtown despite the challenges of the pandemic. This donation is part of the Kiwanis 100th Anniversary as an organization. To celebrate, their local members are putting on 100 events, activities and initiatives in 2021-2022!

The Downtown Organization Santa Barbara is supports and promotes more than 1200 businesses in the downtown district. To learn more visit To become a Downtown Santa Barbara sponsor or partner and assist with supporting downtown recovery, email Robin Elander, Executive Director at

Kiwanis is a global organization of chapter-based members dedicated to serving the children of the world. Kiwanis members dedicate more than 18 million service hours each year to strengthen communities and serve children.

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