Preservation Leadership Forum Benefits

Join Forum now for $195 and take advantage of these members-only benefits

(You can either join online using the form below or print off a Forum Join form or Forum Renewal form and mail in with payment.):

  • The quarterly Forum Journal, preservation’s premier scholarly publication. This all-digital journal brings you in-depth articles on preservation practices and current challenges to the field, accompanied by slide shows, videos and links to additional resources.
  • The Forum Focus series, which presents timely reports and guidance on innovative preservation research and practices.
  • Forum Bulletin, a weekly electronic communication that delivers timely announcements and feature articles with a national perspective on current issues, as well as information on funding opportunities, scholarships, award deadlines, upcoming events and special member deals.
  • Access to the Forum Reference Desk which provides preservation leaders direct, easy and timely access to the latest and best information, referrals and tools (1-866-594-9997 or
  • Forum Online, the password-protected section of, which includes a searchable database of best practices and case studies along with other Forum members-only resources.
  • Topic specific Affinity Groups that offer in-depth discussion and exchange of ideas.
  • Substantial discounts for conferences and training.
  • Invaluable networking opportunities that give you a chance to share ideas and get advice from preservation colleagues across the country.
  • All the benefits of standard National Trust membership including the award-winning Preservation magazine.
  • Substantial discounted room rates at participating hotels through Historic Hotels of America.

Organizations can join Forum at the Organizational level of $250 and receive these additional benefits:

  • Eligibility for grants from the National Trust.
  • Deep discounts on conferences and trainings.
  • A special $95 individual rate for staff and board members of your organization.
  • Note: The discount to participating hotels through Historic Hotels of America only applies to the executive director of the participating organization. However, employees that join at the special $95 individual rate are eligible for the discount.

Students can join Forum for the low price of $75 with proof of eligibility (US addresses only) for the same benefits of an individual membership.  

Libraries can join at the individual rate of $195.

Preservation Leadership Forum Membership Cancelation Policy
If membership is canceled within six (6) months of becoming a member, there will be a 50% refund on the cost of their membership. After the six (6) month mark of start of membership, there is no refund on the cost of membership.

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Note: This rate is available only to individuals whose organization is a current Forum member. If you are unsure of your organization’s membership status, please contact us at 800-944-6847 or

Proof of student status is required


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