Reclaim, rehabilitate, repurpose!

We are on our way!

See where we are going!

The following diagram was done by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo architecture and engineering students.





But, we need YOU.  Please help us by joining our board, strategic planning committee, or volunteer & donor lists.

The mission of the Atascadero Printery Foundation is to reclaim, rehabilitate, and repurpose the Atascadero Printery Building as a community-use, multi-purpose facility.

Upcoming Dates to Save:

Dancing with Our Stars — March 21-23, 2019

Tent City Marathon — April 7, 2019


Jean Adams
Give Fitness
JoeAnn and Larry Bruzzo
Charles Bourbeau, Atascadero City Council Member
George Arndt Trust
Dr. Kevin Colton
Debbie Arnold, San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors
Charles Dunlap
Kathy Dunlap
Jan & Gilberto Gaona
Brian Ellis & Liz Harned
Catherine Hillman
John Hollenbeck
Robert Grigger Jones
Idler’s Home
Livia Kellerman
Kent Kenney
Kiwanis Club Atascadero
Stephen LaSalle
Nelson & Colleen Kobata
Nicholas & Hayley Mattson
In Memory of Dr. Mike McNamara
Christine Moser
Nancy Moure
In Memory of Ken Meyer by Pam Meyer
Erick Pierce & Vy Nguyen
Out of the Mire Ministries
Jean & Jeff Pedigo
David Ponemon & Terry Childers
Richard & Lois Ramont
Greg Ravatt
Rotary Club of Atascadero
San Luis Obispo Garbagemen’s Association
The Dewing Family
Sharon Turner
Margaret Vandergon
Steve Williams
Anne Wilson
Tony Wilson
Tom Wand
Jan Wolff & Bob Martz
Mike, Peggy, Max & Zoe Zappas
Lawrence and Dyann Shepard
Colony Media | 13 Stars

Vote for Karen and the Printery!

Karen McNamara is our Community Star, dancing in the 2019 Atascadero’s Dancing With Our Stars!

Every vote helps us get that much closer to moving through our mission to Reclaim, Rehabilitate, and Repurpose the Atascadero Printery Building as a multi-purpose, community-use building.

The Atascadero Printery Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was founded by community members who are dedicated to preserving and maintaining the Atascadero Printery Building for use by the community. Thank you for your interest in this worthy cause. If you would like to stay informed about the status of the Printery and the work of the Foundation, please subscribe to our mailing list and like our Facebook page.

Atascadero Printery Foundation Volunteer Opportunities: Nov – Dec ’17

The Atascadero Printery Foundation needs your help and skills for our volunteer family!  Use the form at the bottom to get in touch.  Our vision is to turn the historic Printery building into a multi use community center for Arts and Sciences.  It's going to be...


On Monday morning, we stood around the desktop at The Hope Chest Emporium and watched our president Karen McNamara type our next bid and enter the password on the bidding site we were using for the San Luis Obispo County tax auction. Our first bid of $283,200 was...

Bidding for possession …

Good afternoon, and Happy Mother's Day from the Atascadero Printery Foundation. We regret to inform that we have competition for the Atascadero Printery Building. This only adds to the potential cost of ultimate restoration of he building. Unfortunately, the bidder is...

Atascadero Printery Foundation

Board of Directors

Karen McNamara
Christine Moser
Judi Scott-Dewing

Atascadero Printery Foundation Board Members

Barbie Butz • Nicholas Mattson • Catherine Hillman • Kent Kenney • Greg Ravatt • 

Jayne Sacks • Jim Dewing • Rick Evans • Red Heesch