Below are application forms for the Preserve America Communities and Preserve America Stewards programs.

[Please note that designations are not currently being made pending confirmation of a new ACHP Chairman. Applications submitted will be reviewed and feedback provided. Applicants will be notified when designations resume.

Preserve America Communities

There are three types of applications for use by different kinds of communities:

Community Application

Municipalities or counties with an elected governing official, or unincorporated communities within their jurisdiction

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Word Document (.doc)
PDF Document (.pdf)

Neighborhood Application

Distinct neighborhoods within large cities or city-counties with a population of 200,000 or greater.

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Word Document (.doc)
PDF Document (.pdf)

Tribal Application

Tribal communities (federally recognized) with an elected governing official or subdivisions of such tribes.

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Word Document (.doc)
PDF Document (.pdf)

Download Sample Preserve America Communities Resolution as a Word Document (.docx)

Streamlined Process for Certified Local Governments

Certified Local Governments (CLGs) are encouraged to apply for Preserve America Community designation and have an expedited process to do so.

READ MORE ABOUT Streamlined Process for Certified Local Governments

Preserve America Stewards

Non-profit organizations, government entities (federal, state, local, or tribal), and businesses are eligible to seek designation for their programs. 

Steward Application

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Word Document (.docx)

PDF Document (.pdf)

Apply for the special designation of becoming a recognized Preserve America Community or Preserve America Steward.