Our Work

How We Help

From the destruction of earthquakes and oil spills, to the disappearance of historic and cultural treasures, to new generations of Americans that may never experience, and learn from, our nation’s best idea – America’s national parks face challenges of all sizes and scopes.

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, raises private funds that directly aid, support, and enrich America’s over 400 national parks and their programs. Chartered by Congress as the charitable partner of the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation works to:

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Our Work Success Stories

The removal of the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams in Olympic National Park, the largest dam removal project in U.S. history... read more

Olympic National Park Park Stewards

NPF provided funding through its Impact Grant program to assist the park in their ongoing archaeological theft... read more

Joshua Tree National Park Impact Grant

Thanks to NPF’s Active Trails program, Olympic National Park provided a Leave No Trace education program to hikers,... read more

Olympic National Park Active Trails

Through an America’s Best Idea Grant, in partnership with Univision and South Florida National Parks Trust, Everglades... read more

Everglades National Park America's Best Idea Grant

At Point Reyes National Seashore, Ticket to Ride funds supported transportation for 10 recently arrived... read more

Bringing Youth to Point Reyes National Seashore

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