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

NPF has partnered with Alaska’s national parks and the Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Center to improve the... read more

Alaska Last Frontier Resource and Recovery Program

Working with the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, the park delivered climate change education training to... read more

Great Smoky Mountains Park Climate Challenge

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

As part of the Park Stewards program, students had an amazing first visit to ... read more

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