Fund Drive 2020 is now over, but you can always donate online:
(Network for Good)
If you indicated to Donate by Check during the drive:
Checks can be delivered in person or mailed to:
What is Fund Drive?
Since it was first launched in the 1960s, KCSB-FM has been your source for free-form independent programming and community events. UCSB students and other community members are provided an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of radio broadcasting. We have also hosted a multitude of events for Santa Barbara and other listening communities, ranging from music events like Oshun, Eyedress and a techno show featuring student art at the Red Barn.
During the 10 days of KCSB’s Fund Drive, our astronauts will be DJing special programs to celebrate you, our listeners, and KCSB’s rich history. KCSB receives no state funding, so the generosity of students and the greater community is essential to keeping the station in orbit.
Give Back and We’ll Gift Back!
Tickets, albums, books, apparel, hand-made items and more will be available as thank you gifts to our donors. The minimum donation to qualify for a thank-you gift is $25 for students and $50 for non-students.
Some of the thank-you gifts available this year include:
– Event tickets such as LUCIDITY @ Live Oak Camp (Santa Barbara), Alex G @ SLO Brew Rock (San Luis Obispo), Buddy Guy @ Arlington Theatre (Santa Barbara) and The Garden @ Fonda Theatre (Los Angeles) etc..
– Over 400 different Vinyl, CDs, and tapes from artists such as The Buttertones, Idles, Cleaners from Venus etc.. and labels such as Sub Pop, Captured Tracks, Polyvinyl & more!
– Gift certificates to local businesses such as Car Winery (wine tasting), Evolutions Medical & Day Spa and Industrial Eats & more!
– KCSB-FM Merch from this year and years past. BRAND NEW T-Shirts, Mugs, Hats, Pint Glasses etc..
There will also be a grand-prize drawing with more substantial gifts from: brand new bike from AS Bike Shop, SB International Film Festival Donate $100 to be automatically entered.
Come Say Hi!
We’re hosting a couple of events during Fund Drive. Stop by and say hi and make your Fund Drive donation in person!
On-Air Karaoke Night
Saturday, Feb. 22nd 8p – 1op
Yard Sale w/ Isla Vista Trading Post
Wednesday, Feb. 26th 12p – 2p (stop by any time!)
Saturday, Feb. 29th 2 – 5pm