Year-End Giving

Support Preservation in Washington State in 2023 and Beyond

Preservation is facing more complex challenges than ever before. But we believe it can be an important tool to tackle climate change, housing, diversity and equity, and more. Join us. Make a year-end donation to the Washington Trust today.

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Maritime Washington National Heritage Area

Management Plan Approved!

We're thrilled to share that the Management Plan for the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area was approved by the Department of the Interior earlier this month! This approval represents the culmination of over a decade of hard work and significant collaboration between hundreds of individuals, organizations, governments, and Tribes along our state’s saltwater shoreline.

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Most Endangered Places

Old Parkland School

The Old Parkland School in unincorporated Tacoma, Pierce County, is the newest addition to our Most Endangered Places list. Owner Pacific Lutheran University is providing the Parkland community up to 12 months to develop a viable preservation plan and purchase the $2.85 million property. Visit our listing page for the school to support the cause or for more info.

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New Study

The Resiliency of Main Street Businesses

We’re proud to share a new study focused on the resiliency of Washington Main Street businesses, showing how they fared during the pandemic compared to businesses in similar districts without a Main Street organization. Download the full report or view highlights from the study at the link below.

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