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Registration for the 2019 California Missions Conference is Open!

Register today for the 2019 California Missions Conference presented by the California Missions Foundation. It will be held February 15-17, 2019 and will be hosted by The University of San Diego, SD History Center, Presidio Park and the Serra Museum, Old Town San Diego, San Diego Maritime Museum and Mission San Diego de Alcalá.

The Mission Story

From Missions to Presidios, from Asistencias to Ranchos to Pueblos, learn about this significant chapter in our history.

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CMF Marks It's 20th Year of Service

As the 250 anniversary of the founding of Alta California draws closer, the California Mission Foundation celebrates its own twenty-year history anniversary and its work with the California Missions and Presidios. Click the link below to read about a few of the hundreds of projects completed at over 25 Missions, Presidios, and Asistenicias.

California Indians

Before, During, and After the Mission Era.

Historical Preservation

Help Us Keep this Story Alive, these Treasures Need your Support!

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The 2019 CMF Grant Application window is open February 1 to March 31, 2019.

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All Aboard the Bus Program

The 2019-20 AATB grant window opens April 1, 2019.

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Photo Gallery

Through the Lens Tells so Much.

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Our Historic Treasures Come to Life.

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Virtual Tour

An Unbelievable Experience.

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CMF is committed to world-class scholarship.

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Honoring those who have done so much.

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Bibliography, articles, and book reviews.

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CMF Online Store

Place an Order! Your online destination made easy!

El Camino Real de las Californias

A Multi-National Effort to Seek an UNESCO World Heritage Site Nomination.

California Missions Annual Conference

Registration for the 36th Annual California Missions Conference, scheduled for February 15-17, 2019 in San Diego, will open this fall. Click the button for details and schedule.