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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 Arlington House Robert E. Lee Memorial offers a compelling example of how America’s Best Idea programs successfully... read more

America's Best Idea Grant at Arlington House

Yellowstone National Park sent staff to improve their crosscut saw maintenance and sharpening skills through the help of... read more

Yellowstone National Park Impact Grant

As part of the Park Stewards program, local high school students are contributing to an on-going scientific database that... read more

Badlands National Park Park Stewards

NPF has helped to increase private support to Biscayne, Dry Tortugas and Everglades National Parks and Big Cypress... read more

South Florida National Parks

With the support of the American Latino Heritage Fund, the National Park Foundation is working with the National Park... read more

American Latino Theme Study

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