The Governor's Historic Preservation Awards Program

Awards Program LogoEstablished in 1986, the Governor's Historic Preservation Awards are presented annually under the sponsorship of the California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) and California State Parks to projects, individuals, and organizations whose contributions demonstrate significant achievements in preserving the heritage of California.  

Awards Background & Criteria


2021 Award Nominations

The Office of Historic Preservation is in the process of developing and updating details and procedures for the 2021 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards. Once finalized, 2021 Nomination Forms will be posted to this page.
Stay tuned, and please check back!

In the meantime, we invite you to visit our Past Award Recipients page to learn about the projects, groups, and individuals previously awarded for their outstanding work on behalf of historic preservation in California.