Partner With Us
At the National Trust for Historic Preservation, we are proud to partner with a select group of corporations to protect the places that tell our nation’s stories. Their support ranges from in-kind gifts of the tools and supplies that make HOPE Crew projects possible, to multi-year philanthropic commitments that can transform entire communities.
We invite you to explore the National Trust's current corporate partnerships, and to learn more about opportunities to partner with us.
Through nearly a decade of partnership, American Express has given away millions of dollars to brick and mortar preservation projects through Partners in Preservation and National Treasures. Since 2006, this partnership has been the impetus behind re-energized local preservation efforts and much needed work in our National Parks, as well as national recognition for American Express and the National Trust. Learn more about our partnership.
Bank of America
Bank of America, which has functioned as the National Trust’s primary commercial bank for over ten years, has been an investment partner with the National Trust Community Investment Corporation (NTCIC) in various historic and new market tax credit funds. It has also made low-interest loans to the National Trust Loan Funds. Bank of America manages the National Trust’s Affinity Deposit and Credit Card programs, and has made numerous grants to the National Trust’s community development programs, including many years of support to the National Trust Main Street Center.
A new partner in 2017, Benjamin Moore is introducing their high-quality paints to National Trust Historic Sites. Together, we will refresh and protect six National Trust Historic Sites around the country including: Shadows-on-the-Teche in New Iberia, LA; Brucemore in Cedar Rapids, IA; President Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, DC; Chesterwood in Stockbridge, MA; Lyndhurst in Tarrytown, NY; and Cliveden in Germantown, PA.
The National Trust partnered with Lowe's EverTrue brand to produce an authentic moulding collection. The resulting designs celebrate our nation's rich heritage by documenting historic moulding styles and adapting them for today's home. The moulding collection is available exclusively at Lowe's nationwide via special order, and in-stock at select stores.
Heineken collaborated with the National Trust on the 2016 Cities Project with an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign on behalf of Miami Marine Stadium, raising more than $100,000 for the stadium. The partnership included significant marketing, including in-store advertising, events, and paid and earned media, fueled by the shared desire to see the stadium preserved.
In 2017, we are expanding this unique partnership to 10 cities around the country, each with a crowdfunding campaign supporting a city-specific preservation project. Bruno Mars is an important addition to the national campaign, whose national tour tickets will serve as perks. The campaign will run the course of May and June.
Historic Hotels of America
Founded in 1989 to promote heritage tourism, Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels across the country. Close to 300 hotels are members of Historic Hotels of America across the United States, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Each fascinating place has faithfully maintained their historic integrity, architecture, and ambiance.
The collection of hotels celebrates 400 years of America’s heritage and features charming inns, grand hotels, and iconic resorts, each with a treasured story to discover, explore, experience, and share. A portion of every booking on HistoricHotels.org helps support the National Trust and its programs to save places that matter.
The Unico System is a premium small-duct, high-velocity HVAC system uniquely suited to providing older homes and buildings with quality central heating and air-conditioning while preserving any structure’s architectural integrity. Unico has been a proud partner of the National Trust since 2002.
Mike Wolfe, star of the History Channel’s American Pickers, has a passion for saving places. He has teamed up with the National Trust to produce the official "This Place Matters" T-shirt with a portion of proceeds supporting the National Trust. Mike’s goal is to raise awareness about saving and protecting the places that matter to us all, nationwide, for future generations.
The Yahoo Employee Foundation selected the National Trust’s Hands-On Preservation Experience (HOPE) Crew program for support in 2017. This funding allows us to expand the program and train more young people in preservation crafts, all while helping to protect historic cultural sites on public lands.
Thanks to our corporate partners, you can support preservation while you shop, while you travel and from the comfort of your own home.Get Started
Partner With The National Trust
The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America’s historic places for the next generation. We take direct, on-the-ground action when historic buildings and sites are threatened. We advocate with governments to save America’s heritage. We help the nation’s 15 million local preservationists take action, creating more vibrant, sustainable communities in the process. We strive to create a cultural legacy as diverse as the nation itself.
What We Do:
- Provide millions of dollars in financial assistance every year
- Advocate for national and local preservation policies
- Revitalize neighborhoods, main streets, and communities
- Support statewide and local partners saving places from coast to coast
- Promote cultural and heritage tourism to historic destinations
- Steward 29 beloved National Trust Historic Sites
Why Partner With Us:
- We lead the effort to protect Civil War sites, such as Wilderness Battlefield and Fort Monroe.
- We spotlight threatened buildings and landscapes with our 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list.
- We preserve Modernist icons, such as Philip Johnson’s Glass House.
- We save irreplaceable places with our innovative National Treasures program and empower a new generation of preservationists through HOPE Crew.
- We galvanize more than 300,000 members and supporters with action alerts and online campaigns.
- We protect diverse places—from historic schools built by and for African-Americans to sacred Native American sites.
To learn more about opportunities for corporations to partner with the National Trust, contact Abigail Horrigan at email@example.com
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