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

Join the California Missions Foundation

If you are not a member of the California Missions Foundation, we encourage you to join today! Click the button to find a description of all of the membership categories offered by CMF.

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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The 2017 Grant Application window is now closed.

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All Aboard the Bus Program

The 2017-18 AATB grant window is open until October 31. Apply now!

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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

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.