PreservationEfforts

Preservation Efforts


There is much to be done in order to preserve Mission San Juan Capistrano. Net revenues are raised from Mission hosted corporate events and special events are directed toward preservation. Membership dues derived from the Preservation Society are directed toward much-needed repair and conservation. However, these programs are not enough to save the Mission. Donations and gifts from supporters are integral to realizing the dream of a more authentic, historically accurate, and a continued legacy for California’s “Jewel of the Missions” – Mission San Juan Capistrano. The list of things to work on is extensive and requires funding and support from a variety of sources.

During 2005, a significant step forward was taken in creating a focus for the Mission’s long term preservation. Mission San Juan Capistrano became the only mission in the State of California with an in-house Preservation Team comprised of full-time professionals with backgrounds in the field of conservation, preservation, and historic site management.

Today, the Team includes a Preservation Project Manager, Preservation Technician, Museum Registrar, and Museum Assistant. Leading the efforts are the Pastor, a member of the Mission Preservation Foundation, and the Executive Director of the Mission.

When visitors ask, “what needs to be done” or “how can I help” – the first step is to become a member. The second is to consider assisting a specific project of preservation, and the third is to share our need with those around you. Mission San Juan Capistrano is Orange County’s only Mission and it needs support of time, talent, and funding.


Help Us Save Historic Mission San Juan Capistrano
Become a part of the 2017 Club by giving a one-time gift of $20.17 or make twelve payments of $20.17, or give an amount of $217.00 or $2,017.00. You also have the option of giving $50, $100 or $500. Preserve this historic California landmark for future generations by sending in your gift today. A gift in any amount will make a difference. One hundred percent of your gift goes to its intended purpose.

Make your annual gift. Click here to Donate today!

For more information, please call (949) 234-1323

Mission San Juan Capistrano receives no sustaining support from any governmental agency or religious organization. For more information call Barb Beier at (949) 234-1323. A non-profit organization under IRS 501 (c)(3). Tax ID#33-0833283 and #95-1904079