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

Grand Canyon National Park promoted use of its park to local tourism industry workers – about 5,000 local residents who... read more

Grand Canyon 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

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

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

Thanks to an Impact Grant, the park is able to offer a Fisheries Education Class, which achieves angler compliance with... read more

Biscayne National Park Impact Grant

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