California Preservation Foundation

aka CPF   |   San Francisco, CA   |  californiapreservation.org

Mission

The California Preservation Foundation provides statewide leadership, advocacy and education to ensure the protection of California’s diverse cultural heritage and historic places.

Ruling year info

1979

Executive Director

Cindy Heitzman

Main address

101 The Embarcadero Suite 120

San Francisco, CA 94105 USA

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EIN

94-2569465

NTEE code info

Historical Societies & Historic Preservation (A82)

Management & Technical Assistance (R02)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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Preservation Education

For over 40 years,we have educated preservation professionals and local advocates. We offer over 100 distinct events to thousands of attendees each year. Our annual conference is the West Coast’s largest and most respected, drawing upwards of 600 to discuss innovative preservation

Population(s) Served
Adults
Activists

From the loss of our historic post offices, to documenting the storied sites of Route 66, to state rehabilitation tax credits, to mapping LGBTQ heritage, we are the leading statewide advocacy organization fighting to protect our diverse heritage at the state legislature and Washington.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

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Financials

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California Preservation Foundation

Board of directors
as of 9/7/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Christine Lazzaretto

Historic Resources Group

Term: 2020 - 2021

Chris Wasney

Cody Anderson Wasney Architects, Inc.

Naomi Miroglio

ARG

Bill Schaeffer

Cello & Maudru Construction Company

Greg Mix

Retired

Jeffrey Caldwell

Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Rita Cofield

Christine Dikas

Page & Turnbull

Adrian Fine

Los Angeles Conservancy

Michael Gibson

G. Louden

Andrew Mariani

Scribe Winery

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

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