Advocacy Tools and Resources

The links below are resources to help understand the tax credit program and tools to demonstrate how Historic Tax Credits have had an economic impact on the state of Missouri. Use them to educate yourself and your elected officials.

Tax Credit Basics:

Economic Impacts:

2012 Rutgers Study: Economic Impact of Federal Historic Tax Credits

National Trust: Economic Benefits of State Historic Preservation Tax Credits

Dollar for Dollar, Historic Preservation Creates More Jobs and More
Household Income than Manufacturing

Historic Preservation as Economic Stimulus Tool

An Economic Analysis of the Missouri Historic Preservation Tax Credit – RCGA

Historic Preservation Tax Credits are NOT just for big cities. The economic benefits are felt in many places all over the State:

Take Action:

See Also:

Missouri’s Chief Tax Credit Lobbying Organization is Historic Revitalization for Missouri

Novogradac’s Historic Tax Credit Resource Center’s Resource & Reports page

Missouri’s DNR Federal and State Tax Credits, Grants, & Other Funding Sources

See Missouri By the Numbers to learn more about our Parks and National Register Listings. Check out the yellow tool bar on the right.


It is important that you let your legislators know that you support the positive economic impact that the State Historic Preservation Tax Credits deliver in Missouri. Don’t know your legislator’s name or contact information?  You can find it here.