Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation

Protect, Promote, Prosper

The Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation is a non-profit organization created for the purpose of promoting the preservation of the historic, natural, and cultural resources of the Roanoke Valley.

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Special Projects

Every year, the RVPF participates in a number of special projects that benefit from the expertise and dedication of our Board of Trustees.


The RVPF is committed to educating the citizens of our community about the importance, value, and benefits of preservation and conservation. We provide a variety of programs, publications, and tours annually to help fulfill this goal.

Public Policy

The Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation monitors legislative actions at the local, state, and federal level to ensure laws and land use decisions are in the best interest of the Valley's resources.

Endangered Sites

The Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation has annually announced a list of significant historic, natural, and cultural sites that are in eminent danger of being lost due to deferred maintenance, demolition, or incompatible development.

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