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Charitable Planning Ideas at Any Stage

As we grow older, thinking about legacy and what is important to us allows us to set charitable goals.  Here ...
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Welcome to Our Newest Flagship Society Members John and Tracie Doordan!

We offer a warm welcome to SBMM Board Member John Doordan and his wife Tracie, who have recently joined the ...
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What is a Donor Advised Fund?

By Denise Stevens Donor advised funds are the fastest growing charitable giving vehicle in the United States because they are ...
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Don Barthelmess, Tom Elliott, and Chad Makela Join Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Board

The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of three new board members – Don Barthelmess, Tom ...
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Douglas Washington Santa Barbara

Meet Douglas Washington – SBMM’s Newest Flagship Society Member

Originally from Los Angeles, Douglas Washington has lived in Santa Barbara for 20 years. As a youth, he joined the ...
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Marine Megatropolis on View at the Santa Barbara Airport

Marine Megatropolis (1974-1981) Photographs by Bob Evans is now on view at the Santa Barbara Airport. Open to the public, ...
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Recent Trends in Planned Giving

By, Amanda Thomas Staying up-to-date with the latest trends in planned giving can be helpful for making informed decisions regarding ...
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Jessica Tade Named Deputy Director of Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) is pleased to announce that Jessica Tade has been appointed as its Deputy Director, ...
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Martha Donelan, Santa Barbara Maritme Museum

Martha Donelan Named New Director of Development by Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Santa Barbara, CA. June 18, 2021 - The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) is delighted to announce that Martha Donelan ...
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Celebrating the Santa Barbara Channel: World Champion Surfer & Event Honoree Shaun Tomson Leads Paddle Out for SBMM

Where: Leadbetter Beach, Santa BarbaraWhen: Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 1:00-4:00 pm For those who couldn’t make it to Leadbetter ...
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Flagship Society: Planned Giving Tip

Donor advised funds are gaining popularity as one of the most tax efficient ways to give to nonprofits.  These funds ...
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The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum’s (SBMM) Education Programs encourage curiosity through exhibits, experiential learning, and community outreach with special emphasis ...
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