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

This African American Experience Fund project provided transportation for multi-cultural group of families, 30 people in... read more

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore AAEF Project

Thanks to the National Park Foundation and the South Florida National Parks Trust, Biscayne National Park is developing... read more

Biscayne National Park Impact Grant

In the spring of 2011, students from five schools and youth organizations backpacked through the wilderness of Yosemite... read more

Yosemite National Park Impact Grant

The National Park Foundation supported the TRACK Trails program that engages kids and their families in multi-media led... read more

Blue Ridge Parkway 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