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Michael and Anne Towbes give $5M to Granada Theatre group

By   /  Monday, March 17th, 2014  /  Nonprofits, Real Estate, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Michael and Anne Towbes give $5M to Granada Theatre group

Developer and banker Michael Towbes and his wife, Anne, have made a $5 million gift to the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts. The gift is irrevocable, the organization said in a March 17 announcement, and is in addition to the $15 million the couple has previously given to SBCPA.

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Bank profits pay Community Dividends as $1M event salutes 10 years

By   /  Friday, November 16th, 2012  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Bank profits pay Community Dividends as $1M event salutes 10 years

More than a decade ago, banker and developer Michael Towbes came up with the idea of turning Montecito Bank & Trust into an S Corporation.

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MB&T starts 37th year on high note

By   /  Wednesday, March 14th, 2012  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on MB&T starts 37th year on high note

Ten nonprofits from across th region received grants on March 14 as Montecito Bank & Trust prepared to celebrate its 37th anniversary and it 20th year of adding a philanthropic twist to the festivities. The bank’s employees selected the 10 organizations, which included All for Animals, Alzheimer’s Association, American Heart Association, Council on Alcoholism and Read More →

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Editorial: Community Dividends kickstarts giving season

By   /  Friday, November 25th, 2011  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Community Dividends kickstarts giving season

In what has become a welcome and enduring tradition in the region, Montecito Bank & Trust kicked off Thanksgiving week with its ninth annual Community Dividends luncheon on Nov. 21.

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Jordano joins Hall of Fame

By   /  Friday, April 15th, 2011  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Jordano joins Hall of Fame

Peter Jordano will become the sixth member of the Pacific Coast Business Times’ Business Hall of Fame.

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Montecito Bank & Trust hands out $1M

By   /  Monday, November 22nd, 2010  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Montecito Bank & Trust hands out $1M

Montecito Bank & Trust bank officials handed out $1 million in checks to 163 organizations located from Solvang to Westlake Village.

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Editorial: The new faces of philanthropy

By   /  Monday, November 22nd, 2010  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: The new faces of philanthropy

The Santa Barbara Community Foundation and local businesses are launching a Corporate Philanthropy Roundtable designed to connect employers and community organizations in new and exciting ways.

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