Join Preservation Delaware

Preservation Delaware offers several different types of memberships. Please read through the following for descriptions of each type of member. We hope that you’ll choose to become a member today and help support our preservation efforts in Delaware. If you are interested in purchasing a membership to Preservation Delaware as a gift, please call 302-322-7100.

To become a member of Preservation Delaware using a credit card, add your membership level below to the shopping cart and follow the instructions. If you prefer to mail a check for your membership, please print the Membership form and mail with payment to:

Preservation Delaware
P.O. Box 7359
Wilmington, DE 19803

Individual – Household
  • Full-time Student ($30); Individual ($40) receives:
    Annual membership for one person
  • E-newsletters
  • Periodic mailings from Preservation Delaware
  • Discounts on most workshops & programs
  • Invitation to Preservation Delaware’s Annual Meeting and special events


Dual / Household ($60) receives:

  • Annual membership for up to five members of one household
  • E-newsletters
  • Periodic mailings from Preservation Delaware
  • Discounts on most workshops & programs
  • Invitation to Preservation Delaware’s Annual Meeting and special events


Preservation Donor ($200) receives all of the above and:

  • Listing in PDI’s annual report
  • Recognition on PDI’s website


Preservation Patron ($500) receives all of the benefits of Preservation Donor plus:

  • Special recognition at PDI’s Annual Meeting


Cornerstone ($5,000) receives all of the above benefits of Preservation Patron plus:

  • Premier listing on PDI’s website
  • Privilege of hosting a three hour event at Marian Coffin Gardens at Gibraltar (restrictions apply)
  • Invitation for four to special program/event exclusively for Cornerstone and Keystone members


Keystone ($10,000) receives all of the above benefits of Preservation Patron plus:

  • Premier listing on PDI’s website
  • Privilege of hosting a five hour event at Buena Vista (restrictions apply)
  • Invitation for eight to special program/event exclusively for Cornerstone  and Keystone members
Nonprofit – Government

Nonprofit / Government ($60) receives:

  • Annual organizational membership
  • E-newsletters
  • Periodic mailings from Preservation Delaware
  • Invitation for two to Preservation Delaware’s Annual Meeting and special events
  • Opportunity to purchase advertising in PDI’s E-newsletters


Colleague ($150) receives all of the above and:

  • Colleague is a special category of membership for Delaware’s historical societies and nonprofit preservation organizations.
  • Members of our Colleague organizations are entitled to half price Individual and Dual/Household for their first year of PDI membership.
  • In addition, Colleagues will be featured on PDI’s website with links to their organizations’ websites.
For Profit Business

Business ($125) receives:

  • Annual organizational membership
  • E-newsletters
  • Periodic mailings from Preservation Delaware
  • Invitation for two to Preservation Delaware’s Annual Meeting and special events
  • Opportunity to purchase advertising in PDI’s E-newsletters


Heritage Sponsor ($300) receives benefits of basic business membership plus:

  • Listing on the Friends, Colleagues, & Supporters page of PDI’s website


Heritage Partner ($500) receives benefits of basic business membership plus:

  • Your logo and website link on the Friends, Colleagues, & Supporters page of PDI’s website


Heritage Benefactor ($1000) receives benefits of basic business membership plus:

  • Your logo and website link on the Friends, Colleagues, & Supporters page of PDI’s website
  • Complimentary advertising in PDI’s E-newsletters (restrictions apply)


Business Cornerstone Member ($5,000) receives benefits of Heritage Benefactor membership plus:

  • Privilege of hosting a three hour event at Marian Coffin Gardens at Gibraltar (restrictions apply)
  • Invitation for four to special program/event exclusively for Cornerstone and Keystone members


Business Keystone Member ($10,000) receives benefits of Heritage Benefactor membership plus:

  • Privilege of hosting a five hour event at Buena Vista (restrictions apply) OR listed as signature sponsor on all PDI workshop and conference programs
  • Invitation for eight to special program/event exclusively for Cornerstone and Keystone members
Help us expand our outreach programs and educational initiatives

Add any or all of the following support categories to any membership level:


Historic Preservation Commissions – $15

  • This support provides training and networking opportunities for Delaware’s Historic Preservation Commissions


Young Preservationists – $15

  • This support provides scholarships, internships and recognition to young people who are helping to save our heritage resources


Heritage Conservation – $15

  • This support provides for hands-on workshops and programs that bring together skilled craftspeople, students of the traditional trades and owners of historic buildings


Endowment Fund 

Preservation Delaware General Endowment Fund

You can also support Preservation Delaware with a donation or planned gift to our endowment fund held at the Delaware Community Foundation.  Proceeds from this investment account support programs and operations of the organization.

Volunteer

We Value Our Volunteers!
Come and join us in pursuit of the preservation of our historic properties and the “places that matter” here in the First State of Delaware. As Preservation Delaware moves forward, we continue to fill our calendar with many diverse activities.

Volunteers are needed on committees which :

  • Organize educational programs, conferences & workshops
  • Advocate on federal, state & local policy
  • Manage communications via e-news, website and our facebook page
  • Plan and host fundraisers and the annual meeting
  • Development membership

Volunteers are essential to PDI’s success and needed more than ever before in Delaware’s history.
We look forward to meeting you and having you become one of Preservation Delaware’s valued volunteers.

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