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

With only approximately 100 Florida panthers remaining in the wild, the death of each one is a detriment to their... read more

Big Cypress National Preserve Transportation Scholar

In order to better connect with the surrounding Fresno community, the parks created and installed permanent and... read more

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park America's Best Idea Grant

Big Bend National Park was recently awarded an Impact Grant allowing the park to purchase and install needed roadside... read more

Big Bend 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

For five years, Death Valley ROCKS, a three-day, two-night, standards-based camping experience, has introduced... read more

Death Valley National Park Ticket To Ride