Preservation Action is the only national nonprofit dedicated exclusively to lobbying for the best preservation-friendly policies at the national level. If you’re a grassroots preservationist, your agenda is our agenda – and we look to you to help us shape our priorities.
If you have a question about your membership status, contact Preservation Action at 202-463-0970 or send an email with Membership in the subject line to

Benefits of Membership


As a member of Preservation Action, you will receive our newsletter, e-mail legislative updates, in-depth and accessible policy briefings, and information on the status of preservation issues.


You will have access to our staff, our nationwide membership network, and the latest information on legislation important to preservation.


In addition, you will be invited to attend our annual meeting and Advocacy Week, an educational and lobbying session that will put you in touch with fellow preservationists from across the country.

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Become a Member of Preservation Action

Organizations are encouraged to join at the Ally level or higher. Students please verify current enrollment.


Support our advocacy efforts. Make a donation to Preservation Action.

Donate to the Preservation Action Foundation
Contributions to the Preservation Action Foundation provide vital funding for our work. Donate today!

Or complete the PA/PAF Donation Form and send to Preservation Action Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Your Support Allows us to Take Action

When Congress considers appropriation levels for the Historic Preservation Fund to operate our federal historic preservation programs…
PA takes Action!
When important preservation programs like National Heritage Areas are slated for either elimination or drastic cuts…
PA takes Action!
When State and Tribal Historic Preservation Offices need the resources necessary to run their programs…
PA takes Action!
When Section 106 reviews are threatened with streamlining…
PA takes Action!
When elimination of our Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit is proposed…
PA takes Action!
In short, when our country’s national historic preservation program is at stake…
PA takes Action!