Charitable Gifts and Donations

“Without your assistance we would not be able to serve the extended number of community families who’ve needed, and received, our help.”

Letter to PCEC from Shannon K. Seifert
CEO, Santa Maria Valley YMCA

Another way Pacific Coast Energy Company gives back to the community is through charitable giving. Since 2012, we have donated more than $162,000 to support a wide variety of local and regional nonprofit groups supporting children, education, health, the arts, and other causes.

In 2015, we donated more than $38,000 to such organizations as the Santa Maria Valley YMCA, the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, the Pacific Conservatory for the Performing Arts, and the Santa Maria Valley Children’s Museum.

In 2015 we also completed a multi-year, $100,000 contribution to Orcutt Junior High School, as well as a $15,000 contribution to the Orcutt Children’s Arts Foundation.

PCEC’s 2015-2016 contribution recipients include:


  • Allan Hancock College
  • Boys & Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley
  • Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County
  • Energy Partners Fund
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Orcutt Children’s Arts Foundation
  • Orcutt Junior High School
  • Pacific Conservatory for the Performing Arts
  • Pine Grove Elementary School
  • Santa Maria Moose Family Center
  • Santa Maria Police Activities League
  • Santa Barbara County Foodbank
  • Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
  • Santa Maria Valley Children’s Museum
  • Santa Maria Valley YMCA
  • Special Olympics