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

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks effort to invest in bilingual education have been warmly received by Spanish-... read more

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Impact Grant

Through the Untold Stories project, in partnership with WETA and Florentine Films and with generous support from the Haas... read more

Mount Rushmore National Memorial America's Best Idea

Rocky Mountain National Park introduced nearly 70 youth from low income families to the park by providing them with free... read more

Rocky Mountain National Park America's Best Idea Grant

Mesa Verde National Park, through the America’s Best Idea program, partnered with the Footprints of the Ancestors... read more

Mesa Verde National Park America's Best Idea Grant

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