The National Trust frequently turns to grassroots supporters to help effect change at the local, state, and federal level. This includes advocating for preservation funding, saving historic places and influencing key legislation that protects our country’s heritage. Join us in saving places that tell the story of America!
Help Save the Historic Tax Credit
For more than 30 years, the federal historic tax credit has rehabilitated more than 38,000 buildings, created 2.2 million jobs and leveraged nearly $100 billion in private investment nationwide. Now, looming tax reform discussions threaten the program. Ask your members of Congress to protect and enhance the historic tax credit. Learn More >> | Take Action Now >>
Protect the Manhattan Project’s Legacy
This top-secret government project created the atom bomb that ultimately ended World War II and launched the Cold War era. Join us in calling for the creation of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, to permanently protect this piece of our nation’s history. Learn More | Take Action Now >>
Help Save Prentice Women's Hospital
This daring, cloverleaf-shaped icon has enlivened the Chicago skylines for nearly four decades, but it's now threatened with demolition. Join the comeback story of this modernist masterpiece by signing your name to our petition to save and reuse Prentice. Learn More | Take Action Now >>
Keep Preservation in our Federal Transportation Policy
Federal transportation policy safeguards historic resources through environmental protections, and provides essential funding for projects that preserve communities’ historic character and cultural resources. Opponents on Capitol Hill are mounting their attack on the preservation’s place in transportation policy and advocates need to be prepared for action. Learn More >>
Protect Public Lands
The National Trust is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of cultural and historic resources on federal public lands. We are focused on ensuring federal land management agencies recognize and honor their stewardship responsibilities for cultural and historic resources. Our priceless public lands need your help. Learn More >>
Advocacy in Progress
Learn about some of the National Trust’s major advocacy efforts in recent years, including protecting Chimney Rock, a sacred site in Colorado; saving a Civil War battlefield from development by Wal-Mart; and earning national monument protection for a giant in the American civil rights story, Fort Monroe.