Our Supporters

Today’s generous supporters open doors to benefit next-century learners.

The Foundation gratefully acknowledges the following individuals, companies, and foundations whose generous gifts elevate our Santa Barbara Public Library.

FY 2022-2023 Donors

Ronald Peter Abeles
Jeff and Sharron Adams
Royce Adams
Sue Adams
Anna and Nathan Alldredge
Chris and Anita Anderson
Anita L. Stafford Charitable Lead Trust
Bernadette Bagley
Jean Ballantyne
Celeste Barber
Stephen and Marsha Barr
Beth and Michael Bartlett
Kristin Bassett
Randall and Susan Bassett
Gunther and Mary Jane Baumgartner
Patty and Leo Reed Bechstein
Mary Becker
Arnold and Jill Bellowe
Elizabeth Blake and Burt Romotsky
Patsy and Richard Blake
Rita Boss and Mario Garcia
G. Michael Brelje
Jeff and Susan Bridges
Mary L Brown
Alan and Carol Brumberger
Julia and Jim Burge
Meg and Dan Burnham
Linda Burrows
Jessica Cadiente
Anne and Hollis Call
Gail and John Campanella
Susan and Claude Case
Valerie Cavanaugh and William Kerstetter
Zora and Les Charles
The Cheeryble Foundation
City National Bank
Barbara Ann Clark
Steve and Marian Cohen
Marcia and Jaime Constance
Marni and Michael Cooney
Bonnie Corman
Sallie Watling Coughlin
Kim and Jeremy Crail
Gail Crivello
Margaret and Robert Crocco
Aglae Cuevas
Jennifer Cushnie
Thomas and Joan Davenport
Joan Davidson
Sheila and James Davidson
Adrianne and Andrew Davis
Dena S Davis
Jean and Dave Davis
Kathryn and Michael Dean
Deckers Outdoor Corporation
John and Anna DeVore
Dragomir Dichev
Ginni Dreier
Katherine and F. Thomas Dunlap
Rob and Susan Dunton
Nan Ellen East
Willliam Edelstein, MD
Gail Elnicky
Emily and Dan Engel
Jan Everote
Cami Ferris-Wong
J. Edwin Fields
Jane Fleischman
Manny and Marilyn Flekman
Christy Flis
Lylie Francis
Ann Frank
Stephen and Joy Frank
Eric Friedman and Julie Nguyen- Friedman
Friends of the Santa Barbara Public Library
Mary Ann Froley
Bob and Pat Fulmer
Joseph Fulmer
GA Fowler Family Foundation
Keilani Garcia
Janet Garufis
Eric Gast
Peter Ginsberg
Jon Glasoe
Patricia L. and Donald W. Green, Jr.
Sunny Griffin
Julie and Mark Grosen
Laurie Guitteau
Bruce Hale
Mark and Sally Hamilton
Heather Hammerstrom
Stina Hans and Joel Kreiner
Perri Harcourt
Cecilia L Harris
Nancy and Lawrence Harter
Milton Hess
Sandra Hirsch
Daniel and Mandy Hochman
Anne Howard
Anne and Randall Howard
Barbara and Joe Howell
Hutton Parker Foundation
Marco Innocenti
The Ann Jackson Family Foundation
Jim and Chana Jackson
Tracy and Stuart Jenkins
George Job and Lila Deeds
Peter and Gerd Jordano
Tilly Josephson
Denise Kale
Seth Kaplan
Simon Bruce Kiefer
Aimee Kielborn
Victoria Kline
Tiffany Koed
Vineeta Kommineni

Ruth Kyes
Frank Lazorchik
Sherri Lee and Nelson Trichler
Graeme Lee-Wingate
George Leis
Jill and Neil Levinson
Kim and Donny Lieberman
Lobero Theater
Linda Lorenzen
Linda Love
Patricia and John MacFarlane
Irene Macias
Pam Maines
The Marjorie Luke Theatre
Robert and Elizabeth Manger
Elizabeth Marchant and Rafael Perez-Torres
Phyllis and Paul Margolis
Alexander Marin
Mary Anne and Sydney Marsch
Bob and Siri Marshall
Roy Martinez
Nancy and Michael Martz
Elizabeth Matthews
Brooke McDermott
Bruce and Kay McFadden
David McFadden
Meredith McMinn
Nora McNeely Hurley and Michael Hurley
Arthur and Carolyn Merovick
Alicia Minana and Rob Lovelace
Jack Mithun and Mercedes Millington
Montecito Bank & Trust
Susan Jane Moore
MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration
+ Innovation
Michele Neely Saltoun
Myra Nicholas
Marian H Niles
Jann Olsen
Stuart Orenstein and Joanne Schoenfeld
Karen and Carl Payatt
Karen and Joe Peus
Steven and Marnie Pinsker
Minie and H. Pompe Van Meerdervoort
Deborah and Ken Pontifex
Christine and Paul Portney
Amy Ramos
Nancy and Kurt Ransohoff
Joanne and Brian Rapp
Garth Ratliff
Meredith Reeback
Sally and Tom Reeder
Jean Reiche
Patricia Reilly Stark
Dianna Rienstra
Stephanie and Tres Riordan
Nanci Robertson
Ellen Robinson
Leslie Robinson
Joseph Romero
John and Mary Romo
Susan Rose
Beth Ruben
Barbara and Gerry Rubin
Helen and John Rydell
SBCC Foundation
Santa Barbara Foundation
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash
Indians Foundation
Ken and Jo Saxon
Chris Saxton
John Schiffer, II
Marion Schoneberger
Peter Schuyler and Lisa Stratton
Anitra Sheen
Charles and Diane Sheldon
Anthony Shih
Starr Siegele and Larry Feinberg
Bui and Herb Simon
Cheryl Smith
Raissa Smorol
Carol Spungen
Jennifer and Jeremy Stein
Cheri E Steinkellner
Jim and Colleen Sterne
Kay and Frank Stevens
Stingle Family Charitable Fund
Irene Stone
Hannah Stonefield
Jean Bateson Summers
Molly Hamilton Swan
Karen and David Telleen-Lawton
Beth and Kevin Thornton
Towbes Foundation
The Towbes Group
Anne Towbes
Carmen Tucker
Jace Ryan Turner
Volentine Family Foundation
James C Wagner
Lee Wardlaw
Judi Weisbart
Molly Wetta
Maureen White
Anne and John Wiley
John Wilhelm
Charlotte and Ronald Williams
Julianne Willig
Alison Wrigley Rusack and Geoff Rusack
Geofrey and Laura Wyatt
David Yager
Steve and Joan Young
Merryl and Chuck Zegar
Leslie Zemeckis

Children’s Library Donors


  • City of Santa Barbara


  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous Bequest
  • Eralda Kogan
  • Fenton Davison Trust
  • Peggy Maximus Trust
  • The Ann Jackson Family Foundation
  • Anne and Michael Towbes
  • Yardi Systems

$100,000 – $249,999

  • Brittingham Family Foundation
  • Zora and Les Charles
  • Hutton Parker Foundation
  • Jack Mithun and Mercedes Millington
  • Mosher Foundation
  • William H. Kearns Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999

  • Anonymous
  • Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation
  • Friends of the Santa Barbara Public Library
  • Ralph and Melissa Iannelli in Honor of Sadie Ellis Iannelli
  • June G. Outhwaite Charitable Trust
  • Lyons Family Foundation
  • Orfalea Foundation
  • Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians
  • Jean Schuyler
  • Craig and Susan McCaw Foundation
  • The Walter & Holley Thompson Fund

$25,000 – $49,999

  • Festivals 4 A Cause
  • Christie and John Glanville
  • Deckers Brands
  • Diane and Don Jackson
  • Jim and Chana Jackson
  • James S. Bower Foundation
  • Montecito Bank & Trust
  • Robert and Maryan Schall
  • Santa Barbara Foundation
  • Sarah Miller McCune
  • Elizabeth and Kenneth Slaught
  • Smart Family Foundation
  • The Zemeckis Charitable Foundation
  • Taylor Woodward and Barbara Hauter Woodward…for Rob

$10,000 – $24,999

  • Anonymous
  • Circle of Friends Children’s Center
  • Barbara Clark
  • Patricia and John MacFarlane
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California
  • Ken and Jo Saxon
  • The Herbert Simon Family Foundation
  • Union Bank Foundation
  • United Way

$5,000 – $9,999

  • Adams Legacy Foundation
  • B&B Foundation
  • Gunther and Mary Jane Baumgartner
  • Barrie and Arlene Bergman
  • Julia and Katharine Carlander
  • Robert and Dianne Duva
  • Robert and Christine Emmons
  • Emily and Dan Engel
  • Kathryn Field
  • Anne and Dr. Randall Howard
  • Karl Storz Imaging, Inc.
  • Margaret and Barry Kemp
  • Lillian Lovelace
  • For Sara Miller McCune in Loving Memory of Léni Fé Bland
  • Santa Barbara Rotary Charitable Foundation
  • Peter Schuyler and Lisa Stratton
  • The Stone Family Foundation
  • Dianne and Daniel Vapnek in Memory of Aaron Joseph Vapnek
  • Watling Foundation, Inc.
  • Alexis and Michael Weaver
  • WWW Foundation

In spite of our best efforts, errors and omissions may occur. To inform us regarding any inaccuracies, please contact us at 805.689.2448 or email.

Alan Brumberger is a graduate of Yale University, the University of Michigan Law School and Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Brumberger was the Chief Executive Officer and General Securities Principal for Emerald Point Capital, LLC., a FINRA Registered Broker Dealer in New York. He has held numerous leadership positions and Board memberships in various philanthropic organizations and investment banking firms including President and CEO of Shearson American Express International Limited, the firm's international investment banking arm in London. He is excited to do his part to help the Santa Barbara Public Library continue and build upon its remarkable record of being a fundamental community resource in broadening our citizens’ literacy.