"Dedicated to preserving the landmark California Missions and associated historical and cultural resources for the benefit of the public..."

Registration for the 2018 California Missions Conference is Open!

Register today for the 2018 California Missions Conference presented by the California Missions Foundation. It will be held February 16-18, 2018 and will be co-hosted by Missions Santa Clara and San José, two iconic Bay Area historic locations that sit 17 miles apart.

The Mission Story

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

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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Grants

The 2017 Grant Application window is now closed.

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All Aboard the Bus Program

The 2018-19 AATB grant window will open Spring 2018.

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Photo Gallery

Through the Lens Tells so Much.

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Video

Our Historic Treasures Come to Life.

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Virtual Tour

An Unbelievable Experience.

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Publications

CMF is committed to world-class scholarship.

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Awards

Honoring those who have done so much.

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Research

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

Save the Date: The 35th Annual California Missions Conference will be held February 16 - 18, 2018.
Click the button to read about the 2017 Conference.