Ways of Giving—Support the National Trust

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.

Donations from people like you make the work of the National Trust possible. Support our work today to save places that matter.

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We Need Your Support

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.

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

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. In addition, please read how we share donor personal information and your right to opt-out.

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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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.

Gift Membership

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.

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.

Monthly Giving

Save time, paper and money while saving historic places when you sign up to make regular monthly gifts. You'll still receive all of the benefits of membership including Preservation magazine.

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.

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.

Your tax-deductible preservation gift will be matched up to $100,000, for twice the impact!

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