Ways of Giving - Support the National Trust

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

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Your Donation Saves Places

Every gift makes a difference. From monthly giving to estate and philanthropic planning, find the option that works for you.

The National Trust's work is made possible by the generous support of people like you, people who are committed to preserving the places and stories that make this country so vibrant.

By directly supporting a National Treasure or Historic Site, or by making a philanthropic gift to underwrite the organization's operations, you become part of an American tradition that honors history while embracing the future.

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Save time, paper, and money while saving historic places when you sign up to make regular monthly gifts. It’s easy and convenient with our secure online form.

Membership Join the National Trust

Become a member of the National Trust and join a group of dedicated people committed to protecting the places of our past.

Membership of the National Trust for Historic Preservation has many benefits, from travel discounts to an award-winning magazine.

Renew Membership

Your support has been critical to us as we save historic places across America. Renew today and feel confident knowing your gift will be put right to work and your member benefits will continue.

Make a One-Time Gift

Make a donation online to the National Trust and be at the center of our work as we take direct action to save historic places, engage new preservationists, and preserve our heritage for a better, brighter future.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation receives no government funding for our operations, so member dues and contributions are crucial if we are to continue our work protecting America’s irreplaceable architectural and cultural heritage.

84 cents of every dollar you give to the National Trust for Historic Preservation goes to the implementation of our preservation and outreach programs. Read our Donor Bill of Rights to learn more about your rights as donors and members.

Gift Memberships Give the Gift of Preservation

Introduce someone to the unique and exciting world of preservation, and let them explore historic places near and far with a gift membership to the National Trust.

Subscribe to Preservation and explore our most beloved places through in-depth features, elegant personal essays, and vibrant photography.

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Tribute and Memorial Giving

Tribute gifts are a great way to honor someone for a special occasion such as a birthday, wedding, or anniversary. Memorial gifts honor the memory of someone important and at the same time help preserve and honor historic places that were important to them.

Philanthropic Giving

Individual, foundation, and corporate donors work closely with the National Trust to significantly advance our critical work and create a lasting legacy.

Legacy Giving

Protect the past by remembering the National Trust in your will or estate plan. Regardless of where you are in planning your estate, making a bequest is simple.

Thanks to our corporate partners, you can support preservation while you shop, while you travel and from the comfort of your own home.

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Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor corporate matching gift programs and will match employees' charitable contributions. Contact your Human Resources department for more information.

Preservation Leadership Forum

Boost your level of involvement in preservation on both a national and community level by becoming a member of Preservation Leadership Forum.

Corporate Partnerships

Learn more about the companies we’re partnering with and the impact we’re having on communities and places nationwide.

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