About Us
The American Institute for Conservation and the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation work together to promote the preservation and protection of cultural heritage. Partner with us to further that mission.

Join Friends of Conservation

Being a Friend sustains the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation, which supports and empowers conservation professionals, institutions, and the public in the preservation of irreplaceable cultural heritage. Thank you for joining in our mission to protect our shared history.


All Friends of Conservation receive a monthly update email. The update email may contain tips on caring for your family heirlooms, links to conservation news, features on conservation professionals, information about our programs, resources and opportunities for online learning, and more. Your giving can unlock rewards, as well!

You can choose to receive some of our Friends of Conservation items to show your appreciation for conservation in your daily life. Join soon! Our first 500 Friends earn a Friends of Conservation magnet, also pictured below, as a free gift. 

Show off your support with one or more of our Friends rewards!


See chart below for more details:

Gift Minimum   Benefits
$50 Canvas Tote Bag
$75+ Canvas Tote Bag, Enamel Pin
$100+ Canvas Tote Bag, Enamel Pin, Travel Notebook

Please note that promotional items will not be shipped outside the U.S. due to shipping costs, so that your donation will have the biggest impact. If the form below does not display properly, you may view it directly here. If you experience other issues with our online payment system, please contact us at 202.452.9545 or by email at