Preservation Project Investment Program

Preservation Project Investment Program

Knox Heritage is seeking “Preservation Project Investment Program” participants in order to connect regional investors to local, smaller-scale preservation development projects. We are working with the National Trust for Historic Preservation to complete the structuring of the program. Our goal is to develop a model program that can be replicated across the country to encourage more investment in preservation projects.

On March 12, 2015, John Leith-Tetrault, President of the National Trust Community Investment Corporation (NTCIC), was in Knoxville and held a workshop to explain the benefits of this model and give advice on how to proceed. As founder and President of NTCIC, Mr. Leith-Tetrault manages investor relations and governing and advisory board/staff relations; oversight of the acquisitions process; program goal setting; and conceptualizing and implementing overall strategy and new lines of business. Mr. Leith-Tetrault has a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from GWU and brings over 30 years of community development, banking and tax credit experience to NTCIC. In addition to his 14 years since founding NTCIC, his experience includes employment in various community development financing capacities with the following organizations: Neighborhood Housing Services, NeighborWorks USA, Enterprise Community Partners, Bank of America and the National Trust Loan Fund (the National Trust for Historic Preservation).

Materials from the March 12 workshop are now available:

Watch the entire presentation HERE.

Please contact Knox Heritage if you would like more information about this program.