SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS FUND, 401 West Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 contact@samofund.org 805-370-2341

The Santa Monica Mountains Fund – A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit

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The Official Nonprofit Partner to the National Park Service for the Santa Monica Mountains

Welcome to the website for the Santa Monica Mountains Fund — a Southern California based nonprofit committed to supporting the National Park Service and the California State Parks in their missions to provide for resource protection, wildlife preservation and public enjoyment of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

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Who We Are

  • A National Park Friends Group
  • A Locally Based Environmental Conservation Organization
  • A Fund to Protect Parklands and Wildlife
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What We Do

  • Fundraise for Park Needs
  • Encourage Park Stewardship and Volunteerism
  • Promote Park Events, Research and Nature Programs

MRCA Ranger explores tidepool with childWhether a nearby neighbor or distant visitor, here you can learn about one of our Nation’s most significant, but often over-looked, national parks. You can also learn about the Santa Monica Mountains Fund’s efforts to help ensure its continued existence for the appreciation and enjoyment of present and future generations. We also offer details on upcoming events that welcome your involvement, as well as access to the Outdoors Calendar, a quarterly guide to programs and happenings provided by some 39 cooperating agencies and nonprofit organizations working in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area — you’ll quickly see that the opportunities to enjoy and learn about the park are almost endless.

Finally, you can learn what you can do to help in this effort. We welcome your interest, encourage your enjoyment, and urge your participation. Please feel free to contact us — we would love to hear from you.

— The Board and Staff of the Santa Monica Mountains Fund —