Arts, Culture, and Humanities

California Genealogical Society

  • Oakland, CA
  • http://www.californiaancestors.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the California Genealogical Society is to support and encourage research in family history. To accomplish this, the society maintains a library, gathers and preserves vital records, disseminates information through its publications and social media, and teaches genealogical research methods through meetings, seminars, and workshops.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Program 2
  3. Program 3
  4. First Saturdays Free Intro to Genealogy Class
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The California Genealogical Society serves genealogists and family historians of the San Francisco Bay Area, the state of California and beyond.

ruling year

1966

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Dr. Ellen Fernandez-Sacco

Keywords

Self-reported

genealogy, family history, library, heritage, ancestry, California, ancestors,

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Also Known As

California Genealogical Society

EIN

94-6130842

 Number

1651466248

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

Printing, Publishing (A33)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

PUBLISH GENEALOGICAL NEWSLETTER FOR MEMBERSHIP AND APPROXIMATELY 175 OTHER GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES AND LIBRARIES IN THE U.S. AND ABROAD

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

4662.00

Program 2

MAINTAIN AND EXTEND GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH LIBRARY FOR USE BY PUBLIC AND APPROXIMATELY 800 MEMBERS AND CONDUCT GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH FOR MEMBER AND NON-MEMBER PATRONS

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

98281.00

Program 3

CONDUCT EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS REGARDING GENEALOGICAL AND ASSOCIATED RESEARCH TECHNIQUES; AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC AND SOCIETY MEMBERS

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

21572.00

Program 4

First Saturdays Free Intro to Genealogy Class

The library is open to the public on the first Saturday of every month. A free "Intro to Genealogy" class is held on 1st Saturdays from 1-3 p.m.

Category

Genealogy

Population(s) Served

Adults

General Public/Unspecified

None

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The California Genealogical Society serves genealogists and family historians of the San Francisco Bay Area, the state of California and beyond.

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Califomia Genealogical Society
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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California Genealogical Society

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Principal Officer

Dr. Ellen Fernandez-Sacco

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. Ellen L Fernandez-Sacco

No Affiliation

Term: Jan 2014 -

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