About

1. California Preservation Program History and Plan

In 1992 a task force was formed by the California State Library to design a preservation program for California to meet preservation education, training, and assistance needs. The resulting California Preservation Program (CPP) has received funding from the California State Library since 2001.  For current goals of the CPP, see Goals.

2. About CPP Governance

The California Preservation Program is guided by the CPP Steering Committee,  which maintains the CalPreservation.org website, offer training in disaster preparedness and response, and provides assistance with preservation needs assessment surveys and program planning. For current CPP services, click here.

3. CPP Awards

2011 George Cunha and Susan Swartzburg Award for Collaborative Preservation

The California Preservation Program was honored to receive the 2011 George Cunha and Susan Swartzburg Award for Collaborative Preservation. The award reflects years of work by many people across the State of California and throughout the national preservation community. The Citation, sponsored by The Library Binding Institute, and the CPP Steering Committee at its Fall 2011 meeting at the California State Library in Sacramento, CA:

CPP ALA award 2011 

2018 California Association of Museums “CAMMY” Award

From the Executive Director of CAM:

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the California Association of Museums (CAM), and the museums and professionals we represent, I am pleased to notify you that our organization would like to acknowledge the California Preservation Program’s (CPP) exemplary service to the museum field.
The CAMMY Award recognizes extraordinary museum supporters, professionals, and institutions that have made outstanding contributions to California museums. Each year, the award highlights the excellent work of an individual or group in one of the following areas: leadership, patronage, or service to the field. CPP will be honored in the category of “Services to the Field” for your support and extraordinary involvement in helping museums prepare and recover from natural disasters.

Julie Page, CPP Co-Coordinator,  holding CAMMY award: