Leadership Giving

Champions of Place

Leadership supporters join a passionate community of individuals dedicated to making our lives better and our communities stronger by saving the places that shape the American experience.

They invest $1,000 or more per year to help the National Trust save the past and enrich the future, so that all Americans can live, work, worship, and play in strong, vibrant places enriched by a sense of history.

National Trust Council ($10,000 and Above)

Members of the National Trust’s premier donor recognition society designate America’s cultural heritage among their highest philanthropic priorities, committing at least $10,000 to the National Trust annually. Council members forge rewarding lifelong friendships while enjoying exclusive benefits, including:

  • Travel opportunities to experience our work on the ground in communities across America
  • Behind-the-scenes tours and invitation-only events
  • Recognition in National Trust publications and the annual Honor Roll of Donors

Chairman’s Circle ($5,000-$9,999)

Chairman's Circle members demonstrate significant support for the National Trust’s extensive education and advocacy programs, technical services, and historic sites nationwide through annual unrestricted contributions of $5,000 or more. In addition to the full suite of benefits provided through our President’s Circle, Chairman’s Circle members also receive:

President’s Circle ($1,000-$4,999)

As dedicated stewards of our past, President’s Circle members help protect and celebrate our nation’s treasures with annual gifts of $1,000 or more. In addition to the benefits from National Trust Membership, President’s Circle members receive special recognition in the National Trust annual report and at special events, as well as:

  • Insider communications with the latest news about National Trust programs and invitations to participate in webinars and educational presentations on National Trust projects
  • National Trust canvas tote bag and limited edition pin available only to our President’s Circle Members
  • Five Complimentary National Trust Gift Memberships to share with family and friends
National Trust Council at Grand Teton

National Trust donors at Grand Teton National Park.

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