The PIs welcome inquiries from those looking to fund research related to the California Missions in the application period. If you have questions about the project or available funding or need support to make an application, please contact:

Charlene Villaseñor Black

Renya Ramirez

Jennifer Hughes

Ross Frank


All stories published regarding the Critical Mission Studies grant should prioritize and privilege Native California voices, perspectives and authorship. CMS recognizes that there is a diversity of views with respect to the California Missions.

Media outlets may contact the California Indian Research Partners, members of the Advisory Board, or the grant PIs for information or comment about this project.