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Ensure the preservation of the region’s historic places by supporting the work of the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia is a membership-based, not-for-profit advocacy organization that shines a spotlight on the places that make the Philadelphia region special and gives a voice and a toolbox to those who care deeply about protecting them for the future. Through educational outreach, planning efforts, and direct advocacy, the Preservation Alliance is the region’s principal public champion of our historic built environment.

Donations to the Annual Fund are immediately used in those areas where the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia has the greatest need. Your gift will help:

  • support our advocacy work to protect historic properties throughout the Greater Philadelphia region;
  • maintain and expand our easement program, to preserve historically certified properties and residences; and
  • create and communicate information about historic resources and public education programs on the importance of preserving Philadelphia’s distinctive character.

The Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia is a 501(C)(3) non-profit, and your donation is tax-deductible.

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Thank you for considering to include the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia in your estate plans. With a planned gift, such as a bequest, you can assist the Preservation Alliance in its mission to actively promote the appreciation, protection, appropriate use, and development of the Philadelphia region’s historic buildings, communities, and landscapes. Preservation Society gifts provide for the future of the Preservation Alliance and allow future generations to benefit from your thoughtfulness, generosity, and foresight.

Choosing the right planned gift depends on your personal circumstances and financial goals. To be included in the Preservation Society, simply inform us of your intention to include the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia as part of your estate plan, whether by will, trust, or life income arrangement.

If you have already included the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia in your estate plans, please let us know. If you would like more information on the numerous ways to make a gift, please call Susan Matyas at 215-546-1146 x3 or email susan@preservationalliance.com.

Tribute or Memorial Gifts

An honor or memorial gift is a meaningful way of paying tribute to someone special. Gifts can be made to the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia to honor friends and family members on special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and retirements. A tribute gift is also an appropriate memorial for someone who was touched by the work of the Preservation Alliance.

Your gift will be acknowledged to the person or family that you designate at the time of your gift. They will receive a card with the name of the person who is honored or memorialized, identifying you as the donor. The amount of the donation is not revealed to the honoree or the family. You will receive an acknowledgment for your tax-deductible contribution.

Complete your Tribute/Memorial gift by mailing your check made payable to the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia with the name of the person you wish to honor. For more information, please call Susan Matyas at 215-546-1146 x3 or email susan@preservationalliance.com.