The Preservation Fund was established by and is under the governance of the Board of Trustees. Its purpose is to receive non-tax deductible gifts and bequests for the CSA, and to receive transfers from the CSA as designated by the Trustees. The monies are available for long-term and emergency needs of the CSA, including the maintenance, replacement, and modification of capital assets. Because of the long-term nature of the Fund, the monies are invested in a well-diversified portfolio of equities, bonds and cash equivalents.