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National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) is a prominent heritage conservation charity in the United States. It was founded in the 1940s and has since expanded to include a number of specialized subsidiary organizations, initiatives, and programs in areas such as heritage tourism, tax credits, and property insurance. The NTHP received U.S. federal government funding between 1966 and 1996 under the National Historic Preservation Act, but has since transitioned to private sources of income. One of the NTHP’s largest avenues of funding comes from annual membership fees and donations. It is estimated that the NTHP membership has reached approximately 750,000. Income generated by the NTHP’s 11 directly owned and operated sites, nine co-owned and operated sites, and eight contracted affiliate sites also contributes to ...

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