The Great Wall of China is generally recognized as one of the most impressive architectural feats in history.

Grand Circle Foundation was proud to work in partnership with World Monuments Fund to help preserve cultural treasures across the globe.

$50,000 was provided in support of the Badaling Remnant Great Wall in China to the World Monuments Fund, as part of $250,000 donation to the organization.

World Monuments Fund is a private nonprofit organization founded in 1965 by individuals concerned about the accelerating destruction of important artistic treasures throughout the world. Now celebrating 50 years, World Monuments Fund has orchestrated over 600 projects in 90 countries.

Today, with affiliate organizations established in Britain, India, Peru, Portugal, and Spain — World Monuments Fund sponsors an ongoing program for the conservation of cultural heritage worldwide. The World Monuments Watch, a global program launched in 1995 on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of World Monuments Fund, aims to identify imperiled cultural heritage sites and direct financial and technical support for their preservation.