Hear from CPA supporters

Why They Give…

“What a place Cincinnati used to be, and what a place it still is! The synthesis of those… that’s what drives me to contribute to CPA.”

Brenden, UC Preservation Student

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Support CPA’s Fund Drive
Your tax-deductible contribution directly supports CPA’s mission through programming and operations.

Fund Drive contributions of $50 or more include a CPA Membership!

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Thank you for your gift!

Every dollar helps ensure our region’s historic resources are protected. 

Gifts of all sizes help activate neighborhood vibrancy and character rich culture you can see and feel. 

Your contribution makes our collective history available to inspire residents, visitors and businesses alike.

Let’s honor our history together.

Be in touch to explore giving options that work best for you by contacting Lindsey Armor Engagement and Development Director at lindsey@cincinnatipreservation.org or 513.246.2043.

Thank you for investing in places that matter! 

Gina, Preservation Activist

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“When I think about my gratitude for what’s been saved, I think of CPA. There is something for me about experiencing old buildings, about experiencing the age of a thing that stirs me up. They bring out the connectedness in us humans.”

Ways to Give

Help sustain CPA’s work throughout the year by committing to a recurring monthly gift. Your ongoing support makes a big impact! 

Donate online
One-time or recurring gifts can be made easily and securely from the form above

Donate via mail by sending a check payable to:
Cincinnati Preservation Association
812 Dayton Street
Cincinnati, OH 45214

Donate via phone by calling:
513.721.4506 extension 11 or 513.246.2043

Give a Matching Gift 
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. What is more, some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, contact your HR department or reach out to Lindsey Armor. 

Memorial-Honor Gift 
Honor the life of a special person with a gift to CPA where their legacy will be remembered. 

Donor Advised Fund 
Maximize current income tax deductibility to focus your support where and when it’s needed most. 

CPA is a 501(c)(3) organization. Please direct your gifts to
Cincinnati Preservation Association
812 Dayton Street
Cincinnati, OH 45214

Planned Giving
Provide a legacy through planned giving with a gift to CPA as part of your financial and estate planning.  CPA’s legal name is Cincinnati Preservation Association, and our tax ID # is 31-6049618.  For more information see our Legacy Society-Planned Giving page. 

Stock Gifts
Donating stock instead of cash can have many benefits for you and can be a   convenient way to support CPA.    

For audit and acknowledgement purposes, please call or write CPA with information about each gift of stock that is to be transferred. We will need your name, contact information, name of security, number of shares, approximate value and date of the transfer, and whether you prefer to remain anonymous.

Bank instructions for stock transfers can be provided by emailing us at beth.johnson@cincinnatipreservation.org.

IRA Charitable Rollovers
For individuals who are 70 ½ or older, the IRA Charitable Rollover (Qualified Charitable Distribution) is a tax-savvy way to support Cincinnati Preservation Association. If you are 72 and required to make annual withdrawals from an IRA account, these otherwise taxable distributions may satisfy your annual Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) and exclude these funds from your taxable income.

You (and your spouse) can each transfer a total of up to $100,000 annually, to charities such as Cincinnati Preservation Association, for a purpose that you choose. 

“I give to save the stories. I give to nurture an inspirational environment in which to live.”

Thea Tjepkema, Preservationist

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