California Missions Foundation

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California Missions Foundation

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(805) 284-3986
Executive Director: David Bolton


The California Missions Foundation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation dedicated to preserving the landmark California Missions and associated historical and cultural resources for the benefit of the public through funding preservation activities and facilitating educational programs, conferences, and scholarship.

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We know you care about where your money goes and how it is used. Connect with this organization’s leadership in order to begin to build this important relationship. Your email will be sent directly to this organization’s director of development and/or Executive Director.

Help Preserve the Rich History of California’s Missions

Right now, California Missions Foundation is focused on raising $1.15 million needed to retrofit nearby Mission Santa Inés. CMF is in the final stages of fundraising after receiving a $500,000 federal matching grant from the National Park Service’s Save America’s Treasures program. Reaching this fundraising goal will guarantee that Mission Santa Inés will be seismically retrofitted, thus preserving this National Historic Landmark that continues to bring tourism to the Santa Ynez Valley while keeping alive our history.

Key Supporters

Ann Jackson Family Foundation
The Coeta and Donald Barker Foundation
Dan Murphy Foundation
Francis K. and Charles D. Field Foundation
Stephen T. Hearst
John and Beverly Stauffer Foundation
Linden Root Dickinson Foundation
Marjorie and Edward Illig
Family Foundation
Montecito Bank & Trust
National Parks Service
Pebble Beach Company Foundation
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash
Indians Foundation
Visit Santa Ynez Valley
William H. Hannon Foundation