Considered one of the Santa Barbara area’s most prestigious awards, Person of the Year honors individuals, couples, or families whose extraordinary service represents a meaningful commitment to the community; addresses a real community need or enhances the quality of life. Honorees may have demonstrated exemplary acts of generosity, kindness, or innovation in the community. Nominated by community members, honorees are selected by an independent committee. Nominations are accepted through February 23, 2024. Honorees will be announced and tickets will go on sale on March 11, 2024. Tickets may be purchased at SBFoundation.org.