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The National Trust frequently turns to grassroots supporters to help effect change at the local, state, and federal level. From speaking up for historic tax credits, to designating public lands, to advocating for full preservation funding, join us in protecting places that tell the story of America.

Minesh Bacrania

Reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund

The Historic Preservation Fund Reauthorization Act would significantly enhance protection of our nation’s historic resources, ensuring that they remain vibrant for communities throughout the country well into the future. Join the National Trust in asking members of the House of Representatives to support the Historic Preservation Fund Reauthorization Act (H.R. 3350).

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America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

The diversity of sites on the list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2023 mirrors the diversity of the American experience, part of the National Trust’s continued commitment to telling the full American story. Read more about these significant sites and learn how you can support them.

Jennifer Hughes

Support Improvements to the Historic Tax Credit!

The Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act (H.R. 1785/S. 639) includes provisions to add value to the Historic Tax Credit (HTC), improve access to the credit, and increase investment in smaller rehabilitation projects. Urge your members of Congress to cosponsor the Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act (HTC-GO).

Sharon Roberts Hayes

Preserving Emmett Till and Mamie Till Mobley’s Legacy

Join the National Trust in support of President Biden utilizing his authority under the Antiquities Act to designate a national monument that ensures the life and legacy of Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till Mobley will never be forgotten. Add your name to those calling for the establishment of a national monument honoring Emmett Till and Mamie Till Mobley.


Support National Historic Trail Designation for Route 66

National Historic Trail designation for historic Route 66 will bring greater public interest and investment to the communities along the iconic highway and encourage their economic revitalization. Join the National Trust and our partners in calling for a National Historic Trail designation for Route 66.

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Protect Minidoka National Historic Site

A proposed wind farm next to Minidoka National Historic Site would create a visual wall of wind towers and change the landscape that still conveys the isolation experienced by Japanese Americans incarcerated there. Urge the Bureau of Land Management to protect and respect Minidoka National Historic Site and the Japanese American experience.

Preservation Virginia

Protect the Pine Grove Elementary School from a Landfill

Support a Preservation Solution for the Domes

The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, better known as "the Domes," is a Milwaukee icon and a nationally significant example of midcentury modern architecture. Despite the Domes’ significance and their continued role in the community, the Domes remain threatened. Add your name to our petition calling for a preservation solution for the Domes!